Podcast

Calculated Risks

How do you establish a culture focused on risk? In this episode, hosts Dan Villalon and Gabe Feghali welcome experts in two very different fields: Steve Squyres, Professor of Astronomy at Cornell University and the Scientific Principal Investigator of the Mars Exploration Rover Project, talks about how he assessed risks in the quest build, launch and land rovers to explore Mars. And AQR’s Lars Nielsen explains how to manage risk in an equally uncertain terrain: financial markets. In either scenario, it’s not about eliminating risk – it’s about taking the right risks to reach a good outcome.

 

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