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Thursday, October 25 • 9:00am - 9:30am
Opening Remarks and Investing in Ideas

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A conversation with Joi Ito, Director of the MIT Media Lab on investing in ideas.


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Joi Ito

Director, MIT Media Lab
Incoming Media Lab director Joi Ito is a leading thinker and writer on innovation, global technology policy, and the role of the Internet in transforming society in substantial and positive ways. A vocal advocate of emergent democracy, privacy, and Internet freedom, Ito is board chair (and former CEO) of Creative Commons and sits on the boards of the New York Time Company, The MacArthur Foundation, The Knight Foundation, the Mozilla Foundation... Read More →


Thursday October 25, 2012 9:00am - 9:30am
MIT Media Lab (6th Floor Event Space) 75 Amherst Street, Cambridge, MA

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