FedEx founder Frederick Smith visits MIT
Today, FedEx founder Frederick Smith visited the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to share ideas on innovation. Smith visited the MIT campus to meet with entrepreneurs and innovators and examine the remarkable work they’re doing to create a better future.
Smith on Innovation:
Throughout his visit, Smith shared his thoughts on innovation and its power to solve some of today’s problems:
- Innovation is the key to progress. Smith spoke to the importance of innovating in order to drive the progress we need to address some of the world’s most pressing issues.
- Technology provides unique solutions. Smith pointed out that technology can help us explore possibilities that we may not have been able to explore before.
- Innovation requires collaboration. Smith also emphasized the need for collaboration in order to maximize the impact of innovations.
Impact on the MIT Community:
Smith’s visit left a lasting impression on the MIT community. By encouraging them to think creatively and work collaboratively, he showed them how they can use innovation to create a better future. As Smith said in his visit, “We need to think beyond our own limitations and explore new frontiers of possibilities.”