Gary Hamel is the world renowned Business Strategy Expert and Thought Leader who gave us concepts such as ‘core competence’ and ‘strategic intent’, is a frequent speaker at the World Economic Forum and Fortune 500 CEO Roundtable.
Gary Hamel was ranked by The Wall Street Journal as the “world’s most influential business thinker” (2008) and Fortune magazine has called him “the world’s leading expert on business strategy.” For three consecutive years, Gary Hamel has also topped Executive Excellence magazine’s annual ranking of the most sought after management speakers.
Gary Hamel’s landmark books, Leading the Revolution and Competing for the Future, have appeared on every management bestseller list and have been translated into more than 20 languages. In 2007 Future of Management, was published by the Harvard Business School Press and was selected by Amazon.com as the “best business book of the year.” In 2012 he published What Matters Now: How to Win in a World of Relentless Change, Ferocious Competition, and Unstoppable Innovation .
Over the past twenty years, Gary Hamel has authored 15 articles for the Harvard Business Review and is the most reprinted author in the Review’s history. He has also written for the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, The Financial Times and many other leading publications around the world.
As a consultant and management educator, Gary Hamel has worked for companies as diverse as: General Electric, Time Warner, Nokia, Nestle, Shell, Best Buy, Procter & Gamble, 3M, IBM, and Microsoft. Gary Hamel’s pioneering concepts such as “strategic intent,” “core competence,” “industry revolution,” and “management innovation” have changed the practice of management in companies around the world.
Gary Hamel speaks frequently at the world’s most prestigious management conferences, and is a regular contributor to CNBC, CNN, and other major media outlets. He has also advised government leaders on matters of innovation policy, entrepreneurship and industrial competitiveness.
Since 1983, Gary Hamel has been on the faculty of the London Business School where he is currently Visiting Professor of Strategic and International Management.
Gary Hamel is actively leading an effort to build the world’s first “Management Lab.” The MLab is a pioneering attempt to create a setting in which progressive companies and world renowned management scholars work together to co-create “tomorrow’s best practices” today. The goal: to radically accelerate the evolution of management knowledge and practice.
Gary Hamel is a Fellow of the World Economic Forum and the Strategic Management Society. He lives in Northern California.
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