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Who: Carl Benedikt Frey is Oxford Martin Citi Fellow at Oxford University and directs the program on the Future of Work at the Oxford Martin School. He has served as an advisor and consultant to international organizations, think tanks, government and business, including the G20, the OECD, the European Commission, the United Nations, and several Fortune 500 companies. His most recent book, The Technology Trap, was selected a Financial Times Best Books of the Year in 2019.
Topic: The future of work and why on-site teams do a better job at innovating then distributed teams.
Quote: “There are benefits of remote work for productivity but the trade-off of being productive might be not making an important discovery in future. You are much more likely to make a new discovery if you are part of an on-site team.”