It is more than 500 years since Sir Thomas More found inspiration for the “Kingdom of Utopia” while strolling the streets of Antwerp. So when I traveled there from Dubai in May to speak about artificial intelligence (AI), I couldn’t help but draw parallels to Raphael Hythloday, the character in Utopia who regales 16th-century Englanders with tales of a […]
Author Archives: Sami Mahroum
Sami Mahroum is director of the Innovation and Policy Initiative at INSEAD, a member of the WEF Regional Strategy Group for the Middle East and North Africa, and non-resident fellow at the Lisbon Council. He is the author of Black Swan Start-ups: Understanding the Rise of Successful Technology Business in Unlikely Places.