"If we don't grab this next wave of the information age we're not going to be able to generate the kind of productivity that is required to be competitive."—Jeff Immelt, Chairman & CEO of GE

This conversation took place at Next:Economy 2015.

The interview touches on many of the topics we'll tackle at this year's Next:Economy Summit. Join us on October 10–11, 2016, as we lay the groundwork for the society we want to build.

Article image: Mural detail, "Mail Transportation" — San Pedro Post Office, San Pedro, California, circa 1935. (source: Wikimedia Commons).