With all the recent emphasis on the rise of the digital-savvy millennial generation, you could be forgiven for thinking that gray hairs and experience are no longer a sign of wisdom, but of being past it. This impression is further reinforced by looking at the CEOs of unicorn technology start-ups – those organizations valued at over $1 billion – many of whom seem to be in their thirties or younger.
But is this generalization fair? Is innovation really for the young? What’s the optimal balance between youth and experience to make the most of your organization’s potential?