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New York Times bestselling author and Ted Talk regular, Pico Iyer discusses the importance of silence for all of us in the modern world.

The Take 15 Series is a series of short interviews with leading practitioners on timely topics focused on the investment profession.

About the Speaker(s)

Pico Iyer

Pico Iyer is a best-selling travel writer and author of several books. He has given three TED Talks and has spoken to diverse audiences around the world, including government leaders, investors, Silicon Valley corporations, and the San Francisco Zen Center. He regularly writes on literature for the "New York Review of Books," on travel for the "Financial Times," and on global culture and news for "Time," the "New York Times," and magazines around the world. Mr. Iyer was educated at Eton College, the University of Oxford, and Harvard University.