HARRISBURG, Pa. — Lisa Gansky, entrepreneur and bestselling author will present “The Mesh: Why the Future of Business Is Sharing” as part of the PNC Thought Leaders Lecture Series at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25, in the Mukund S. Kulkarni Theatre in the Student Enrichment Center.
The Thought Leaders Series invites high-profile speakers from around the world to discuss topics that have a significant impact on the local region.
Gansky, an author, investor, entrepreneur, “pathological instigator” and international speaker, as well as a renowned expert on innovation and business strategy who strives to reject the idea of the average business model in favor of something more unlikely and innovative, is the author of the bestselling novel, “The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing.”
Her interest lies in creating and testing new business models and partnerships that can inspire creativity and liveliness in local economies and cities.
Gansky is also founder of Boundaryless, an Italian platform design factory, and Instigating +co, a company that delivers creative and innovative projects to clients. She hosts a podcast, “Seeing Around Corners.” Her newest book is titled “Radical Trust. How Trust Works When Institutions Don’t.” Gansky also is an adviser and investor in 11FS, Apolitical, Breather, Clear Cove Systems, Everledger, Feastly, Honest Buildings, Instructables, La Ruche qui dit Oui, Solar Mosaic, Munchery, Neighborly, OpenROV, Science Exchange, Sunfolding, TaskRabbit, Traity, Tripping, Turo and Yerdle.
The PNC Thought Leaders Lecture Series is a forum to spur economic development in Pennsylvania by creating a place where innovative thinking can be converted into economic impact, intellectual property, entrepreneurship and corporate best practices.
The event is free and open to the public; however, a ticket is required. Visit the Penn State Harrisburg box office for tickets and information.