• Like Don Tapscott on Facebook
  • Follow Don Tapscott on Twitter
  • Don Tapscott RSS Feed
  • Subscribe by Email
  • Watch Don Tapscott's Videos
  • Connect to Don Tapscott on LinkedIn
Keynote Address: Emerging Issues NC
Feb18

Keynote Address: Emerging Issues NC

Don Tapscott was the keynote speaker at the North Carolina Emerging Issues Forum. The forum featured some of the world’s top thinkers about the future to speak on the state of innovation, from business to education to health. Don spoke about trends in the innovation economy and the importance of Millennials. “I think that the digital age is moving so quickly, it’s kind of getting beyond our capacity as individuals,...

Read More
Best Advice: Leave the Executive Fast Track to Become an Entrepreneur
Feb10

Best Advice: Leave the Executive Fast Track to Become an Entrepreneur

Thirty-five years ago (yep, that sure dates me), a colleague dragged me kicking and screaming away from my fast-track executive career to join her in launching our own company. At the time, I was deeply anxious — worried this would end up being the biggest mistake of my career. It turned out to be the best professional advice I’ve ever had. It’s an amazing story, actually. In the late 1970s, I was hired as a researcher at Canada’s...

Read More
CBC Radio Interview – The Digital Economy: Capitalism 2.0?
Jan25

CBC Radio Interview – The Digital Economy: Capitalism 2.0?

Don Tapscott was interviewed by Spark, Canada’s tech, trends, and fresh ideas show on CBC Radio. Twenty years after writing his bestseller The Digital Economy, Don Tapscott looks at the new challenges facing the digital economy and asks the questions every thought leader needs to ask in order to...

Read More
At Davos, Technology CEOs Discuss The Digital Economy
Jan24

At Davos, Technology CEOs Discuss The Digital Economy

Davos: One of the most anticipated discussions at this year’s meeting was the plenary session on The Digital Economy. Given that I wrote the book that coined that term 20 years ago, I attended with great interest. On the panel were Google chairman Eric Schmidt, Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Unfortunately, the group didn’t really explore the state of the digital economy, but...

Read More
Ericsson: Acting fast in the continually evolving digital economy
Jan07

Ericsson: Acting fast in the continually evolving digital economy

Pamela Mallette, new business growth driver for Ericsson’s OSS/BSS, interviewed Don Tapscott to ask When we look into the past, we can’t help but also look into the future and ask ourselves: How will these changes carry on and develop into the future? And what do we need to do to turn the future that awaits us into the one we want? Here is his...

Read More
No Middleman Is Safe In the Digital Economy
Dec20

No Middleman Is Safe In the Digital Economy

Canadian Business Magazine profiled Don Tapscott’s reflections on the middleman and how to find places for growth in the digital economy. When Don Tapscott’s The Digital Economy: Promise and Peril in the Age of the Networked Economy was published in 1994, travel website Expedia was just a skunkworks project within Microsoft. Twenty years later, the company is the perfect example of a phenomenon that Tapscott detailed in his...

Read More