Social Networks and Innovation Conference Presenter Brian Uzzi
Richard L. Thomas Distinguished Professor of Leadership at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University; director of Northwestern University Institute on Complex Systems (NICO); and is a professor of sociology and of management science at the McCormick School of Engineering.
Uzzi earned an M.S. in Social Psychology from Carnegie-Mellon University, and a Ph.D. in Sociology from The State University of New York at Stony Brook. Brian studies the links between social networks, complex systems, and human achievement. Brian has received many scholarly prizes and teaching awards and been on the faculty of Harvard University, INSEAD, University of Chicago, and UC Berkeley where he was the Warren E. and Carol Spieker Professor of Leadership. Media reports featuring his work have appeared in the WSJ, Economist, Newsweek, NYT, on Television, and in the New Yorker Magazine.
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