Influencers | episode 709

Forbes Publisher Rich Karlgaard on Connecting the Dots to Tell a Story

Rich Karlgaard is the publisher emeritus of Forbes Magazine, a periodical that he's contributed to for more than two decades. He's the bestselling author of books like Late Bloomers, the Soft Edge, and Life 2.0. Rich also frequently speaks at conferences around the world, including the most recent Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore. He is also partnering with host Peter High on the Forbes CIO Next Summit series with the next conference being hosted on October 27th in New York. October 24, 2022

709: Rich reflects on his career at the periodical and the insights he has gained on culture, politics, and the world of business. He talks about the recent Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore and debriefs Peter on the high-level takeaways about the foreign perspectives of the global economy, the trajectory of the U.S. economy, and anticipation of the Fed’s response. Rich also looks at his experiences in technology and how he has viewed the generational gap between understanding consumer technology and enterprise technology. Finally, Rich describes his view on entrepreneurship, the keys to his career success, and how he stays knowledgeable on a variety of topics.

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The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

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