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On June 28th, Larry will join General Catalyst's Hemant Taneja and author Kevin Maney to discuss their new book, "UnscaledHow AI and a New Generation of Upstarts Are Creating the Economy of the Future" at an event sponsored by The Churchill Club in downtown San Francisco.  As start-ups transform industries using lease-able infrastructure, consumers are benefiting.  But anxiety is also rising, as long-held assumptions about the nature of work, business, and community are also being disrupted.

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Larry is in Florence this week for the annual meeting of the International Aerospace Quality Group, the leading organization for supply chain quality standards for the aerospace industry.

We're excited to announce that the January issue of Harvard Business Review features Larry's research on a “second act” crisis facing even some of the most successful Internet startups.  The article is based on a study conducted in cooperation with Accenture Research, a continuation of research on the strategic implications of disruptive innovation and Big Bang Disruption.

“Finding Your Company’s Second Act” introduces the main themes of Larry's next book, including what he calls the “Seven Habits of Highly Fragile Startups.”

Larry will present in Qingdao on Sept. 20th at the 1st International Rendanheyi Model Forum and Summit in Qingdao, China.  His presentation explores the application of Big Bang Disruption to the Rendanheyi model created and pioneered by Haier and its CEO, Zhang Ruimin.  Larry's earlier papers on Haier include "Open Innovation, Chinese Style," published in Boao Review, July, 2016 with Paul Nunes and Serena Jing Qui.

Larry will testify before the Senate Commerce Committee on May 3rd, 2017 at a hearing on removing obstacles to broadband deployment in the U.S.  The hearing is part of the Senate's consideration of a large-scale infrastructure bill, of which broadband initiatives, especially in rural and tribal areas, will be considered.

Video of the hearing and Larry's testimony are available here.

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Larry will give the keynote address at "Marketing in the Consumer Internet of Things," a conference being held on September 30th at George Washington University.  The event is sponsored by the Marketing Science Institute.  For information on attendance, consult the website for MSI.