Pirates of old held reputations for treacherous villainy, yet, according to marketing expert Sam Conniff Allende, they were also progressive social innovators. In this excerpt, Allende draws parallels between 18th-century pirates and today’s radical disrupters. Although Allende ignores pirates’ more barbaric tendencies, which make them less-than-ideal role models, getAbstract recommends his fun overview of pirate qualities – attributes the modern world needs.
About the Speaker
Sam Conniff Allende is the founder of Livity, a marketing company.