Business
7:00 am
Thu October 11, 2012

Purdue Libraries Distinguished Lecture Series

  • WBAA's Mike Loizzo talks with author and The Economist correspondent Vijay Vaitheeswaran about his new book "Need, Speed, and Greed," and his upcoming lecture for Purdue Libraries.

An award-winning correspondent for The Economist magazine and book author who writes about trends that will shape the future of business and technology and how to get away from the world's addiction to fossil fuels will speak Oct. 18 as part of the Purdue Libraries Distinguished Lecture Series.

Vijay Vaitheeeswaran, author of "Need, Speed, and Greed: How the New Rules of Innovation Can Transform Businesses, Propel Nations to Greatness, and Tame the World's Most Wicked Problems," will speak at 7 p.m. in Stewart Center's Fowler Hall. The talk, titled "Need, Speed and Greed: Welcome to the Innovation Economy," is free and open to the public.