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Don Tapscott : biography

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Don Tapscott (born 1 June 1947) is a Canadian business executive, author, consultant and speaker, specializing in business strategy, organizational transformation and the role of technology in business and society. Tapscott is chairman of business strategy think tank New Paradigm (now nGenera Insight), which he founded in 1993. Tapscott is also Adjunct Professor of Management at the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.

Tapscott holds a B.Sc. in Psychology and Statistics, and an M.Ed. specializing in Research Methodology. He also holds three honorary Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) granted by the University of Alberta in 2001, Trent University in 2006, and McMaster University in 2010. While earning his Master's of Education at the University of Alberta, he ran for mayor of Edmonton in the 1977 municipal election.Edmonton Journal, October 20, 1977, Trent Magazine, Fall 2001

Tapscott has authored or co-authored fourteen books on the application of technology in business and society. His 2006 book, Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything (2006) co-authored by Anthony D. Williams, was an international bestseller, #1 on the 2007 management book charts, and was translated into 20 languages.

Tapscott lives in Toronto. He has been appointed the next Chancellor of his alma mater, Trent University.

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