Charles Duhigg, MBA
Mr. Duhigg is the best-selling author of The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business, which explores the science of habit formation in our lives, companies and societies. His presentations are both descriptive and prescriptive, and speak to a wide range of groups from the fields of science, medicine, business and education. Duhigg is a prize-winning investigative reporter for the business section of The New York Times, where he contributes to the newspaper and the Times Magazine. He has authored or contributed to “The Reckoning” (2008), which studied the causes and outcomes of the financial crisis, “Toxic Waters” (2009), about the worsening pollution in American waters and this year’s “The iEconomy,” examining Apple’s in manufacturing and overseas, and what it tells us about the American economy. His work was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2009, and has won the George Polk Award (2007), the Gerald Loeb Award (2008), the National Journalism Award (2009) and other honors. In addition to his reporting, Charles Duhigg is a regular contributor to television and radio, including the Newshour with Jim Lehrer, Frontline, Dr. Oz and various programs on CNBC and NPR. Before becoming a journalist, Mr. Duhigg worked in private equity and founded a health care company in his home state of New Mexico. He is a graduate of the Harvard Business School and Yale College. More about Mr. Duhigg could be found on his website.
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Damaged Care: The Musical Comedy About Health Care in America, written and performed by Greg LaGana, M.D., and Barry Levy, M.D., highlights issues of concern to healthcare workers, patients, and others.
Greg LaGana, Brad Ross, and Barry Levy, who will be performing Damaged Care: The Musical Comedy About Health Care in America at the Symposium
SENSOREE crafts wearable technology and interactive installations promoting 'extimacy' or externalized intimacy.
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Hooked: A Workshop on Building Habit-Forming Products
In an age of ever-increasing distractions, quickly creating customer habits is an important characteristic of successful products.
Join Nir Eyal, author of "Hooked" and Symposium keynoter in this special workshop, Wednesday, October 22, 6-9pm.