D.DAY | TOMÁŠ SEDLÁČEK

TOMÁŠ SEDLÁČEK

Speaker

Tomáš Sedláček became know through his work of economics, philosophy, mythology, theology and analysis of popular culture in his debut book “Economics of Good and Evil – The Quest for Economic Meaning from Gilgamesh to Wall Street”. This book has been translated into 16 languages and received the prestigious Deutsche Wirtschaftsbuchpreis at Frankfurt Bookfair. Prior to the publication, during his fellowship at Yale University, Yale Economic Review named him among 5 Hot Shots in Economics.

A popular thinker, connecting wide array of topics, he is a member of the World Economic Forum Global Council on Values, a member of the Advisory Board for sustainability of KBC banking group, Chairman of the Supervisory board of Vize 97 a charity organization founded by Dagmar and Vaclav Havel, a long term member of Czech National Economic Council (an advisory group to the Prime minister) and many others.