In early 2015 I was fortunate to work with some of the smartest people in the world—the New Thinkers and Great Thinkers at MIT Sloan School of Management in Cambridge, MA. The online learning team was leading an ambitious effort to create a series of TED-inspired talks and "Charlie Rose" style interviews featuring their faculty. The talks were based on forward-thinking research produced by their tenure-track faculty, and the interviews engaged select tenured faculty whose decades-long passion, perspective, and inquiry led to breakthrough ideas that have reshaped — or are reshaping — the world.
Throughout the project of helping them distill their ideas into more broadly accessible narratives, whether delivering an 18-minute talk or interview, these brilliant minds also gave me the opportunity to photograph them in portraits and "behind-the-scenes" footage for use in their stories.
MIT Sloan has generously made their stories and interviews available to the public. Click here to enjoy them.