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Julia Kirby

2013 Speaker

Julia Kirby is editor at large at Harvard Business Review, a role that allows her to source and develop content on any topic of interest to managerial readers. She produces articles for HBR’s flagship magazine, books for Harvard Business Review Press and blog posts for Across thirteen years with HBR, she has helped hundreds of expert authors present their ideas clearly and compellingly, on a wide range of topics. The issues facing executive women have been a particular focus of her work.  Kirby is co-author, with Christopher Meyer, of “Standing on the Sun: How the Explosion of Capitalism Abroad Will Change Business Everywhere.” Praised by The Financial Times as one of the best business books of 2012, it describes how capitalism will evolve as its center of gravity shifts to the fast-growing emerging economies, and outlines new rules for firms to thrive. @JULIAKIRBY