B-Schooled Podcast Episode #109: Disruptive Technologies and the MBA

by Stacy Blackman Consulting, Jun 27, 2022

The hottest topic in MBA circles just might be a term you’ve never heard before: Futurism.

Futurism is a broad term referring to the advancement of disruptive technologies across industries. These exponential technologies are rapidly emerging in the fields of genetics, robotics, artificial intelligence, synthetic organisms, nanotechnology, 3D printing, virtual reality, big data, cybernetics, and many other areas. Cross-disciplinary by nature, Futurism is growing in popularity among business school applicants.

But what does Futurism mean in the MBA context? How do applicants passionate about these areas stand out? What roles can applicants from non-scientific backgrounds play in this rapidly expanding arena? Perhaps most importantly, is it true that futurist MBAs just might save the world?

Chandler Arnold sits down with Futurist Dr. Nathan Walworth to discuss all of this and more. Listening to this podcast is a must for anyone interested in exponential technologies, tech for good, and interdisciplinary approaches to systematic change.

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