News By Tag
News By Location
Soundview to Publish Summary of Extreme Productivity by Robert Pozen
Philadelphia, Pa. ― Soundview Executive Book Summaries has released its book summary of Extreme Productivity by Bob Pozen. Soundview summaries can be read and listened to on any computer, tablet, smartphone or e-reader.
Robert C. Pozen was formerly Chairman of MFS Investment Management®, which manages over $300 billion in assets for over five million investors worldwide. This represents an increase of more than 100% from the beginning of 2004, when Bob was named Chairman. He serves as a Senior Lecturer at the Harvard Business School and a Senior Research Fellow at the Brookings Institution.
Bob was formerly Vice Chairman of Fidelity Investments and President of Fidelity Management & Research Company, the investment advisor to the Fidelity mutual funds. During Bob’s five years as President, Fidelity’s assets increased from $500 billion to $900 billion. From 1987 to 1996, Bob was Managing Director and General Counsel of Fidelity Investments. In that role, he created Fidelity’s Charitable Gift Fund, launched Fidelity’s entry into the Japanese mutual fund business, and served as a director of its credit card bank.
In 1968, Bob graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard College, which awarded him a Knox Traveling Fellowship. In 1972 Bob received a law degree from Yale Law School, where he served on the editorial board of the Yale Law Journal. In 1973, he received a JSD from Yale for his doctoral thesis on state enterprises in Africa.
Bob is an outside director of Medtronic, Inc, and Nielsen, Inc. He is also an outside director of several funds managed by AMC, a subsidiary of the World Bank investing in Africa and Latin America. In addition, he is a member of the governing board of two non-profit organizations, the Harvard Neuro-Discovery Center and the Commonwealth Fund. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
About Soundview Executive Book Summaries
Founded in 1978, Soundview pioneered the concept of distilling the key points and ideas of full-length business books into easy-to-read 8-page text and 20-minute audio summaries, helping readers maximize their time and business intelligence. They have continued to enhance the summary content with author interviews, interactive author webinars, and video interviews with executives. Soundview’s 100,000+ subscribers worldwide include CEOs, government leaders, entrepreneurs, business consultants, academics, and students. Soundview is a part of the Philadelphia, Pa.-based Concentrated Knowledge Corporation. Visit http://www.summary.com/