Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran, China business and finance editor for The Economist, moderated The Economist’s Ideas Economy: Innovation 2012 event in Berkeley, California, where Vijay Govindarajan, of Dartmouth College, and Beth Comstock, of GE, shared their insights on innovation in reverse, when the locus of innovation shifts to the developing world.
Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran
Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran is an award-winning senior correspondent for the Economist.
He joined the editorial staff in 1992 as its London-based Latin America correspondent, and opened the magazine’s first regional bureau in Mexico City. From 1998 to 2006, he covered the politics, economics, business and technology of energy and the environment. From 2007 to 2011 his portfolio encompassed innovation, global health, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.
He is currently the magazine’s China Business & Finance Editor. His editorial responsibilities range from business and finance to science, technology and innovation.
He new book on the future of global innovation, published by Harper Collins, is “Need, Speed and Greed: How the New Rules of Innovation Can Transform Businesses, Propel Nations to Greatness, and Tame the World’s Most Wicked Problems”.