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The Conversation: Disruptive Technologies


Dealing with disruptive technologies; Lime Bike and Scooters, Uber and LYFT are stories that keep making headlines. We talk business ethics and innovation and invite you to call in and join the conversation. Does thinking outside the box mean disregarding regulators and the current way of doing business? How do we strike a balance?

Joining us are Professor Emeritus of the Research Center for Futures Studies at the University of Hawaii Jim Dator as well as Vice President for Research and Innovation Vassilos Syrmos

Catherine Cruz is the Host of The Conversation and a member of HPR’s news team. She has been a television reporter in Hawai‘i since 1983 and has won a number of awards and respect from a statewide audience. She spent more than thirty years at KITV, covering beats from government to education and health. Originally from Guam, Cruz is also a co-founder and former Board member and programming chair of Pacific Islanders in Communication (PIC). Catherine is a graduate of San Francisco State University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.
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