June 18, 2018
Nov 29 2017

Digital DNA: Disruption and the Challenges for Global Governance

12:00 pm — HBS Cotting House Conference Room

Digital Seminar Series: Peter Cowhey, School of Global Policy & Strategy at University of California, San Diego and Jonathan Aronson, Annenberg School of Communication & Journalism at University of Southern California. This event is open to faculty, doctoral students, and researchers.

Digital DNA: Disruption and the Challenges for Global Governance

Abstract: The book “Digital DNA: Disruption and the Challenges for Global Governance” examines how digital technologies are the digital DNA that are transforming the business models of firms, including agriculture, manufacturing, services, and ICT. Shows how changes in business models force changes in the innovation systems of all national economies. Identifies the role of institutional design for strategy and policy to support the ‘information and production disruption. Offers recommendations for global economic governance that provide a new foundation for large-scale problem solving in a new era of innovation.

A buffet lunch will be available at 11:45 a.m. The talk will begin at 12:00 p.m. 


  • Peter is the Special Advisor to the Chancellor of UC San Diego, holds the Qualcomm Endowed Chair in Communications & Technology Policy and is the Dean of the School of Global Policy & Strategy.

  • Jonathan is Professor of Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern California.

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