The Future of Business podcast takes you inside Saïd Business School. Produced, edited and presented by a team of MBA students, this podcast takes you on a journey to explore the diverse range of sectors, stories, and students embedded in the Oxford MBA cohort and beyond, and how they will shape the future of business.
Driving change in a fast-paced world
26:06Join us as we hear from Mishern Chetty, the Oxford MBA 2021-2022 Class co-President about his experience working in the high-profile Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team and his drive to challenge the diversity and inclusion initiatives therein. Host: Bartek Ogonowski Guest: Mishern Chetty
What's for dinner and why does it matter?
25:05Join us in this episode to listen to Sustainable Food Systems Expert Melissa Benn talk about the future of food systems that are already here, and how it will impact not just our meal choices but also our production and consumption patterns... and the fight against climate change. The future of food systems is not just the future of business, but quite literally the future of humanity. Guest: Melissa Benn Host: Andreas Finzel
Fight against climate change - Are the efforts enough?
28:20Join us in this episode to hear from conservationist Alexis McGivern on the state of our climate, what public and private leaders are doing to combat it, and whether it's enough. Coming out of COP26, this interview gives an insider's look into the summit and what we can expect to happen next. Speaker names: Guest - Alexis McGivern Host - Rudolph Okai
Introducing Future of Business Season 4
1:11The Future of Business podcast is returning with rotating hosts and featuring students from Oxford MBA’s 2021-2022 cohort. Our student guests will highlight key business trends and discuss how, with the help of the Oxford MBA, they will shape the future of business.
Product Management and Luxury Motorcars
26:33Art, innovation, and the world of product management through the lens of high-end motorcars. In this episode we sit down with Daniel Canbanllias a Product Manager at Rolls Royce Motorcars.
M&A - Past, present and the future
25:28We sit down with Timothy Galpin, Academic director of the MBA program at Said Business School, consultant to numerous boards and senior management, and an author to discuss what drives M&A, the hiccups and the waves of M&A over the years.
Future of Cannabusiness
17:52As restrictions on medical cannabis use loosen around the world, companies and entrepreneurs are entering the marijuana market in a big way. We learn more from leading players in this space and the first publicly-listed cannabis company. As restrictions on medical cannabis use loosen around the world, companies and entrepreneurs are entering the marijuana market in a big way. To learn more, we spoke with Tejinder Verk and Paul Steckler of Canopy Growth, one of the leading players in this space and the first publicly-listed cannabis company.
The Space Episode!
21:30Venture with us to the ‘final frontier’ for a very special episode on the future of space. Once the stuff of science fiction, more and more companies are launching into the space business, led by big players like SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, and Blue Origin. To help us better understand how this industry is evolving, we spoke with Chad Anderson, CEO of the investment firm Space Angels.
Early childhood development – A blue ocean opportunity?
24:56This talk was recorded as part of the Future of Business Series. We interviewed Tarun Varma (Initiatives Manager at Lego Foundation) who works at the intersection of business, research, and investment in early education. Laura White and Puja Balachander (MBA students at Saïd Business School) who are exploring this space. Listen to their journey to the next billion dollar opportunity.
Doing good while doing well - impact investing unpacked
22:22What is behind the rise of impact investing and is the hype warranted? Aunnie Patton Power, founder of Intelligent Impact and a lecturer at Saïd Business School discusses the history of impact investing, how impact investments are structured and the future of the sector.