Youngme's work centers around strategy, branding, and innovation, with a particular focus on youth and the digital economy. She is the author of the bestselling book, Different, and has published and sold more than two million case studies on companies ranging from Starbucks to IKEA to Uber. She studies culture relentlessly, which she uses as a cover for her idiosyncratic media consumption habits. She is a voracious reader, a terrible cook, and an avid Celtics fan.
Mihir favors British copper TV shows, late 1970s New Wave music, the Socratic method, zabaglione and his three daughters. In 2017, he launched his HBX course Leading with Finance and his book The Wisdom of Finance was long listed for the FT-McKinsey Best Business Book and Amazon’s Best Business and Leadership Books. His research in corporate finance and tax policy has led to various engagements with governmental bodies and leading companies around the world. He has taught finance at HBS, tax law at HLS and entrepreneurship at Harvard College.
Felix’s scholarly interests lie at the intersection of media and technology. He’s done research on music piracy (without becoming a pirate), game shows (not a gambling man either), and broadcast television (well, he is addicted to Netflix). He is happiest when reading cookbooks, writing code for statistical software, sitting in a jazz club, and traveling the world.