David Korten on His Work and Mission

YES! Magazine board chair David Korten speaks about his life’s work, and what drew him to become involved with YES! Magazine.


 

David Korten, Chair and Co-founder of YES! Magazine.

David Korten is president and founder of the People-Centered Development Forum, and serves as a board member of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies, and co-chairs the New Economy Working Group. He is an associate of the International Forum on Globalization and a member of the Club of Rome. He holds MBA and PhD degrees from the Stanford Graduate school of Business and is a former faculty member of the Harvard Graduate School of Business. He was previously a Ford Foundation project specialist in Manila and an Asia Regional Advisor on Development Management for the US Agency for International Development. David has authored numerous books, including Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth, The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community, When Corporations Rule the World, and The Post-Corporate World: Life After Capitalism. He is a regular guest on talk radio and television and a popular speaker at conferences around the world.

 

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