Richard Johnson

Richard Johnson

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Richard Johnson is the CEO, Editorial Director and Vice Chair of the Board at Science|Business, a media and communications company focused on research and innovation in Europe. Johnson has been a leading science and technology journalist in Europe for over 35 years. Previously, he spent 25 years at the Wall Street Journal in the United States and Europe as a reporter, technology editor, and most recently as managing editor of the European edition. Johnson was an Honorary Professor at University College London. He began his career at the Boston Globe. He is co-author of a book, now a best-seller in 13 languages, on how bad maths on Wall Street leads to big losses. He wrote it with famed Yale/IBM mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot: The (mis)Behavior of Markets: A fractal view of risk, ruin & reward.”

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