in Social Innovation, posted over 3 years ago
Richard Kivel, Chairman of the MIT Enterprise Forum and Trustee of the Bankinter Foundation of Innovation, presented in his speech the implications of social innovation in civil society and business environment . He emphasizes the importance of creating new business and overall business strategies from social problem identification or social deficiencies.
Social entrepreneurs stand out in this ecosystem, they develop their business and their networking based on the solution of social problems or needs. Richard Kivel defines the characteristics and challenges of these social entrepreneurs.
Mr. Richard Kivel is actually Chairman of MIT Enterprise Forum. Also, Kivel is also CEO of TheraGenetics, personalized medicine diagnostic company. Before that, Kivel led the MIT as CEO (2001 to 2004). During that time, He founded several companies related to science/healthcare, as MolecularWare, was successfully. Kivel is also CEO of TheraGenetics in London, frequent guest lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management, has been one of the judges for the MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition since 1998, speaks internationally and works on behalf of many organizations to promote entrepreneurship in the United States, Canada and Europe, exerts as a Lead Catalyst for the MIT Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation and is a founding board member of Biolink USA-Ireland.
The publication is the result of the analysis carried out by the Future Trends Forum experts. Its starting point is to identify the strategies that will allow to achieve a social and e...