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Systemic Investing: A year-end conversation with 2023 FFI Scholar-in-Residence Jason Jay and John Davis
Weekly Edition • December 6, 2023
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From FFI Practitioner

FFI Practitioner is pleased to feature a podcast conversation with Jason Jay, 2023 FFI Scholar-in-Residence, Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management and Director of the Sustainability Initiative at MIT Sloan, and John Davis, chairman and founder of the Cambridge Family Enterprise Group, Senior Lecturer in Family Enterprise at MIT Sloan, and a founding member of the FFI 2086 Society. In this podcast, Jason and John discuss Jason’s year of researching and discussing systemic investing with the FFI community.

About the Contributors

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Jason Jay, 2023 Scholar-in-Residence, is a Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management and Director of the Sustainability Initiative at MIT Sloan. He teaches courses on leadership, strategy, and innovation for sustainable business. Jason engages students and alumni in hands-on projects with leading companies and organizations. Jason’s research focuses on how people navigate the tensions inherent in the quest for sustainability, as they simultaneously pursue their own self-interest and the flourishing of human and other life. He can be reached at
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John Davis, FFI Fellow, is a globally recognized pioneer and authority on issues related to the family enterprise, family wealth, and the family office, as well as the creator of some of the field’s most impactful conceptual frameworks. He is the founder and chairman of the Cambridge Family Enterprise Group and is Senior Lecturer in the Family Enterprise Executive Programs at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is the recipient of the 2016 Richard Beckhard Practice Award. John can be reached at
Interviewer: Jordan Rich is celebrating a quarter century at one of America’s top legacy radio stations, interviewing thousands of celebrities, authors, actors, and interesting personalities throughout his career. Jordan is co-owner of Chart Productions Inc. and teaches voice-over acting. His main focus these days is in podcast creation and production, featuring conversations with the world’s most creative people.


Scholar-in-Residence Jason Jay co-authored this MIT Sloan case study about the Fink family’s systemic investing approach.

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