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FCC Forums Backstage — Talking Leadership with General Rick Hillier

FCC Forums Backstage — Talking Leadership with General Rick Hillier

General Rick Hillier explains some of his favourite leadership phrases and how they speak to innovative and inspirational leadership.

Video highlights:
• Innovative leaders will always get push back from those resistant to change — it is important to be persistent with your vision.
• Implement a plan once you have a good start and trust the people around you to help you complete it.
Look at the big picture first and then deal with the details.
• With proper leadership, a crisis can actually be a valuable tool to change an organization for the better.
• It is important to surround yourself with people that have different backgrounds and viewpoints.

 

Susan Crawford: The Future of Information

Susan Crawford: The Future of Information

Susan Crawford teaches Internet law and communications law and is one of the world’s leading thinkers on the intersection of technology and democracy. In 2009, she served as Special Assistant to the President for Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy and co-led the FCC transition team between the Bush and Obama administrations. She is the author of the upcoming book Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded Age. Professor at Cardozo Law School in New York City, columnist for Bloomberg View and Wired, and visiting professor at Harvard’s Kennedy School and Law School, Crawford will discuss the hot topics in technology policy—monopoly power over access networks and innovation, competition, and transparency in government—as well as the fascinating connections and overlap among them.

Susan Crawford is a professor at Cardozo Law School in New York City and a columnist for Bloomberg View. In 2012, she is a visiting professor at Harvard Law School and the Kennedy School of Government. She served as Special Assistant to the President for Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy (2009) and co-led the FCC transition team between the Bush and Obama administrations.

 

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