On this week’s episode of Radically Agile, Catalant’s co-founder and co-CEO Rob Biederman hosts Kristin Sharp at the New America recording studio in Washington, D.C.
Kristin directs New America’s Initiative on Work, Workers, and Technology. In 2016, she co-founded and ran Shift: The Commission on Work, Workers, and Technology, a joint project of New America and Bloomberg. Prior to launching SHIFT, she had an extensive career in technology, innovation, and national security policy in the U.S. Senate, most recently serving as deputy chief of staff to Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), and the architect of his initiative examining the impact of the on-demand economy and contingent workforce on capitalism. She has an M.A. from Duke University in Political Science, and a B.A. from the University of Michigan.
Listen in to hear Kristin and Rob discuss her career in political advising and her extensive experience looking forward and trying to predict how technology and innovation will change the world of work. Kristin shares with listeners some specific initiatives the Shift Commission is undertaking to think about the future of work, especially from a policy perspective. Finally, Kristin has the unique experience of working with CEOs from every industry on this subject. She and Rob discuss how leaders of different industries are looking at and preparing for the future of work.
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