MIT Professor Luis Perez-Breva on Innovation

Mike talks with Luis Perez-Breva, a successful serial innovator and director of the Innovation Teams Program at MIT. Dr. Perez-Breva holds degrees in Chemical Engineering, Physics, Business, and Artificial Intelligence. He's an expert in the process of technology innovation, an entrepreneur, and the the author of Innovating: A Doer’s Manifesto for Starting from a Hunch, Prototyping Problems, Scaling Up, and Learning to Be Productively Wrong. (MIT Press 2017). Mike and Dr. Perez-Breva discuss: - whether or not innovation is lagging - if we should be concerned about AI taking millions of jobs - whether 21st century companies are failing at job creation - how innovation works - what government can do to help innovation - what government does that hinders innovation - if government itself needs to be innovated Follow Luis Perez-Breva on Twitter | Listener support helps make The Politics Guys possible. If you’re interested in supporting the show, go to and click on the Patreon link.

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