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#60—Mark Esposito: The Great Remobilization—Redesigning the World

#60—Mark Esposito: The Great Remobilization—Redesigning the World

Dr. Mark Esposito is recognized internationally as a top global thought leader in matters relating to The Fourth Industrial Revolution and the changes and opportunities that new technology will bring to a variety of industries. He is Co-Founder & Chief Learning Officer at Nexus FrontierTech, an AI scale-up venture and Co-Founder and Chairman of the Strategic Foresight Board for the Circular Economy Alliance, an EdTech venture.

He was recognized in 2016 by Thinkers50 as one of the 30 most prominent rising business thinkers in the world. He is a global expert of the World Economic Forum, an advisor to national governments and a Distinguished Fellow in the UNESCO Chair in Future Literacy of Finance. He is currently advisor for the Prime Minister Office in the UAE. He serves as Senior Advisor to the Ideation Center of Strategy& at PwC.

He is Professor of Business and Economics at Hult International Business School and at Harvard University’s Division of Continuing Education. He has authored/co-authored over 150 publications peer and non-peer reviewed, 12 books, among which two Amazon bestsellers: Understanding how the Future Unfolds and The AI Republic. His latest book is: The Emerging Economies under the Dome of the Fourth Industrial Revolution with Dr. Amit Kapoor for Cambridge University Press and his next one is The Great Remobilization: Designing A Smarter World with Dr. Olaf Groth and Dr. Terence Tse.

He holds a Doctoral Degree in Business and Economics from Ecole des Ponts Paris Tech, one of France’s most prestigious Grande Ecole.

In this podcast, he shares:

  • Why the fourth industrial revolution is proving to be different from past industrial revolutions

  • The potential good (and not so good) future implication of AI to business and society

  • Which types of jobs AI will replace and which will not be effected and, more broadly, how AI and other technologies may shape the future of work



-Mark Esposito


  • Episode Timeline:

    00:00—Introducing Mark+ The topic of today’s episode

    3:00—If you really know me, you know that...

    3:52—What is your definition of strategy?

    6:49—Can you describe your drive framework?

    9:04—What are the key technologies that compose the fourth industrial revolution?

    10:38—You talk about how technologies are adopted at quicker rates, but also how there are different aspects. Could you talk about that?

    13:22—Could you talk about how technology is influenced by humans, not necessarily replacing them?

    14:00—Could you talk about how technology is now enabling less-known opinions to be amplified and influence many people?

    15:37—Where do you think jobs will be replaced vs. augmented by technology?

    20:10—It seems based on what you're saying some people will join the creative work force, while others won't and potentially get left behind. What are the implications of that?

    23:22—How can people connect and follow you to keep learning from you?


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The Outthinkers podcast is a growth strategy podcast hosted by Kaihan Krippendorff. Each week, Kaihan talks with forward-looking strategists and innovators that are challenging the status quo, leading the future of business, and shaping our world.