Rachel Botsman is known around the world for her visionary thinking on how the power of collaboration and trust enabled by technologies will change the way we live, work, bank and consume.
She defined the theory of â€˜collaborative consumptionâ€™ in her first book Whatâ€™s Mine is Yours, and in her TED talks. A visiting academic at the University of Oxford, SaÃ¯d Business School, Botsman studies and teaches how technology is transforming trust between people. Her work has been published in The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, The Economist, Wired, NPR, Fast Company, and more. Botsman has been named as one of the worldâ€™s top 20 speakers to keynote your conference by Monocle, one of the Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company, and a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. Recently she has won the Thinkers 50 2015 Breakthrough Idea Award for â€˜recognizing an idea which has the potential to change the way we think about business forever.â€™ She is currently writing a new book on the future of trust.