In a world of radical transparency, companies and chief executives have no other choice but to embrace see-through openness. Hear stories from the front lines about ways that companies and leaders have used the transparency movement to promote creativity, innovation, and growth.
Matthew Bishop is the U.S. business editor and New York bureau chief of The Economist. His new book, The Road from Ruin: How to Renew Capitalism and Put America Back on Top, with Michael Green, was published by Crown in February 2010. Philanthrocapitalism, his previous book (also with Mr. Green) was on the global revolution under way in philanthropy. Mr. Bishop is also the author of Essential Economics, The Economist's official layperson's guide to economics.
Don Tapscott is one of the world's leading authorities on innovation, media and the economic and social impact of technology. He is an internationally sought writer, consultant and speaker on business strategy and organisational transformation. His clients include top executives of many of the world's largest corporations and government leaders from many countries. Mr. Tapscott has been named one of the 50 most influential living management thinkers in the world by Thinkers50. The influential Washing Technology Report called him the most influential media authority since Marshall McLuhan.
Mr. Tapscott has authored or co-authored 14 widely read books, including the 1992 bestseller Paradigm Shift. His 1995 hit The Digital Economy changed thinking around the world about the transformational nature of the Internet and two years later he defined the Net Generation and the "digital divide" in Growing Up Digital. His 2000 work, Digital Capital, introduced seminal ideas like "the business web" and was described by BusinessWeek as "pure enlightenment." Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything was the best-selling management book in 2007 and translated into over 25 languages. The Economist called his newest work Macrowikinomics: Rebooting Business and the World a "Schumpeter-ian story of creative destruction" and the Huffington Post said the book is "nothing less than a game plan to fix a broken world." Over 30 years he has introduced many ground-breaking concepts that are part of contemporary understanding and language.