This summer we are taking this idea to a new level with a major new annual event, the "Aspen Leaders Action Forum" taking place July 29-August 1. Its goal: to assemble some of world's most entrepreneurial leaders and inspire them to step up, to move from "ideas to action" and to take on some of society's greatest problems.
Technology is transforming how we gather and use data. The challenge is how to move from an interesting anecdote to common practice. How can your organization leverage mobile to collect better data in real-time? And how can you use that data to inform strategic business decisions that drive better outcomes? If you knew it wasn't effective, would you keep doing it?
Estimates for those who can have their vision restored with a pair of eyeglasses range from 500M to 1 billion. The vast majority simply do not have access to affordable glasses. Having seen the depth and persistence of the market failure to deliver this simple tool, I decided to do something about it.