Jean Lievens: Sharing Economy Resistant to Depression and Robots — Airbnb CEO Continues to Push the Edge of the Envelope

03 Economy, 11 Society, Commercial Intelligence, Cultural Intelligence

Jean LievensChesky argues that the ability to profit from sharing assets is a business model both resistant to recession and to the coming robot work-apocalypse.

Airbnb CEO spells out the end game for the sharing economy, in 7 quotes

Gregory Ferenstein

VentureBeat, 2 July 2014

Brian Chesky
Brian Chesky

The CEO of the sharing economy’s newest multibillion-dollar company, Airbnb, recently made some very bold predictions about how he and his industry will reshape the global economy. In essence, Brian Chesky wants a world more like the villages of old: highly trusting and filled with micro-entrepreneurs who shared their assets to make a living.

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