A serial social entrepreneur best known for finding an affordable, simple digital solution which is transforming lives. As a speaker he is eloquent and inspiring and he shares his story and with passion and energy.
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Julian Birkinshaw is Professor and Chair of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the London Business School. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, a Fellow of the Advanced Institute of Management Research (UK), and a Fellow of the Academy of International Business. He has PhD and MBA degrees in Business from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, and a BSc (Hons) from the University of Durham. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the Stockholm School of Economics, 2009.
David is a lifelong performer (he sang with Placido Domingo on the stage of Covent Garden when only nine years old) who uses everything he has learned in the arts, be it opera, theatre, film or TV to help organisations around the world really perform. “To me great business is pure “performance”. It means giving ‘form’ to your most creative ideas, broadening your repertoire personally and professionally, getting beyond mere teamwork and collaborating as ensembles, creating a compelling future script for your business and life and really engaging your audience of stakeholders. We are all performers.”
Associate Professor of Management at Columbia Business School and a fellow of the Strategic Management Society (an honour given to those who have had a significant impact on the field), Rita McGrath is a globally recognized management thinker and one of the world’s leading experts on strategy and growth in uncertain and volatile business environments. She is renowned for her ability to help organisations achieve transformational growth in uncertain and volatile times. The author of The End of Competitive Advantage: How to Keep Your Strategy Moving as Fast as Your Business and Discovery Driven Growth: A Breakthrough Process to Reduce Risk and Seize Opportunity, audiences value her unique ability to connect cutting edge research to practical business problems. She offers a bold new set of principles for succeeding in our rapidly changing world and presents a fresh strategy playbook. In presentations, she outlines this framework and shares diagnostic tools for organizations looking to identify their next effective strategy and create a fluid and dynamic business environment. McGrath also uses great visuals and interactive exercises during her presentations to illustrate her points.
‘Nothing is shaped more by the present than prophecies about the future. That is the starting point for Magnus Lindkvist’.
A graduate of Stockholm School of Economics and UCLA School of Film, Television and Theatre, Magnus Lindkvist has made a career out of fusing the measurability and tangibility of the business world with the imaginative storytelling of Hollywood. With a background as a management consultant and brand strategist, he founded his company Pattern Recognition in 2005 to help companies make sense (and money) out of the future.
Jamie Anderson is Professor of Strategy at Antwerp Management School and Visiting Professor at INSEAD. He has held permanent and visiting positions at some of the world’s top business schools, such London Business School, IMD, ESMT Berlin, and the University of Melbourne.