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Vijay Vaitheeswaran

Global Correspondant for The Economist

Vijay Vaitheeswaran is an award winning journalist and global correspondent for The Economist. He opened the publication’s first Latin America bureau in Mexico City. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and an advisor on sustainability and innovation at the World Economic Forum. He covered environmental issues for The Economist from 1998-2006. Now he covers innovation and health issues.

His 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".