Rachel Botsman: In Technology We Trust
Trust leaps enable us to take important steps in our lives, and cross the gap of uncertainty to test and trial new things. Rachel Botsman is the author of Who Can You Trust? and a lecturer at the University of Oxford. She explores and predicts how digital technology is changing the nature of trust – and how that impacts individuals and organisations in a highly-networked world. ABOUT WIRED LIVE The world's top thinkers, business leaders and creative minds gathered in London for the WIRED Live conference on November 1, 2018. Discover some of the fascinating insights from speakers here:
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Rachel Botsman is an author and a visiting academic at the University of Oxford, Saïd Business School. She studies and teaches how technology is transforming trust between people and what that means for business and society. She defined the theory of “collaborative consumption” with her acclaimed book, What’s Mine is Yours (HarperCollins, 2010). The concept was subsequently named by TIME as one of the “Ten Ideas That Will Change the World” and by Thinkers50 as the 2015 Breakthrough Idea. Her TED talks on the subject have been viewed almost three million times. Rachel is a regular writer and commentator in leading international publications including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Economist, Wired and more. She is recognized as one of the world’s top 20 speakers to keynote your conference by Monocle, one of the Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company and a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. Recently, she joined the NRMA board as a specialist non-executive Director. She is currently writing a new book on a new era of trust to be published by Portfolio Penguin, October 2017.