During this session, Senior Partner Martin Hirt and Partner Jay Scanlan will discuss how leaders can develop their corporate and business-unit strategies to compete in today's digitally disrupted world. They will share specific frameworks that use the fundamentals of supply and demand to examine the forces at work – a method which clarifies the sources of digital disruption and the conditions in which it occurs, and helps business leaders see not only which companies may disrupt their business but why – yielding key insights for executives who can then decide when and how to profitably disrupt their business before others do it for them. They will share why responding to digital disruption isn’t about creating a list of digitization priorities, but rather about identifying where a business is vulnerable and where it can create value. Read More..
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During this session, which is offered in partnership with McKinsey Analytics, Senior Partners Nicolaus Henke and Tamim Saleh will join Simon Williams, Founder and Director of QuantumBlack – a next-generation data analytics company acquired by the Firm in 2015 – to provide an in-depth look at how today’s leaders are capturing value from advanced analytics. Our presenters will share an overview of the key questions CEOs need to ask when they want to bring analytics into the core of their business. They’ll also offer insights into where leaders should invest and how executives can develop the institutional skills and structures needed to fully realize the impact of this new management science. Finally, our experts will share perspectives on the growth of analytics and other issues, including the competitive necessity of bringing big data analytics into corporate strategy; the opportunities and challenges created by recent advances in analytics; how big data analytics became one of the most disruptive and potentially transformative developments in management; and how analyzing data at scale can lead to improved performance through better decision making across the organization.
In this week’s 20 alumni headlines, Roger Tsai is appointed Head of Strategy and Operations at Disney-ABC Television; Greg Hunt is named Australia's Industry, Innovation and Science Minister; Clare O'Neil is named Australia's Shadow Minister for Justice by Parliament's Opposition Leader; Jerome Guillen will lead Tesla Motors’ new semi-truck program; and many more. Read More..
Ananth is on his way to making history with the online fashion retailer, Myntra, developing it to become the first profitable e-commerce business in India. In a recent conversation with LiveMint, he discusses his role and why he likes the challenge.
In this week’s 33 alumni headlines, Magnus Agervald is appointed CEO of Ratos AB; investment firm Blackstone adds venture capitalist Jim Breyer to its board; technology and manufacturing company Honeywell appoints Vikas Chadha as President of Honeywell India; and many more. Read More..
Along with his co-pilot, André has completed a history-making, around-the-world flight in Solar Impulse, the sun-powered aircraft he helped to build. Read More..
In this week’s 48 alumni headlines, Charles Roxburgh is appointed Second Permanent Secretary at the UK Treasury; Margo Georgiadis is named chair of the Ad Council's board; Max Schönholzer appointed CEO at Sanitas; Luis Felipe Dau is appointed global president at Embraco; Jayant Sinha is appointed India's Minister of State for Civil Aviation; and many more. Read More..
In this week’s 24 alumni headlines, Stephan Sturm is named CEO of $30B health products company Fresenius SE & Co.; Roger Ferguson is appointed by Google parent company Alphabet to serve on the boards of both companies; Robin Loh joins global insurer Allianz as Chief Digital Officer for Asia; Yulia Chupina is appointed Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board of Russian banking and financial services company Sberbank; and many more.
No GPS. No mobile phone service. No online banking. No satellite broadcasting. No accurate weather forecasting. Unless something is done to limit and remove the debris orbiting the earth, these are all becoming very real possibilities. Working through a complex tangle of geopolitics, logistics, legalities, and financing, Nobu and his team of “Space Sweepers” have launched a plan (and a company) to remove some of the junk cluttering our atmosphere and threatening satellite safety. Read More..
In this week’s 25 alumni headlines, Patrick Bérard is named CEO of global smart-energy solutions company Rexel; Dr. Ahmad Belhoul, education chief for the United Arab Emirates, tackles youth unemployment in the region; Melanie Kreis is named CFO at Deutsche Post DHL; Dr. Henrik Haenecke joins the management board of BVG, Germany’s largest local public transport company; Nancy Killefer is elected Chairman of IT services company CSRA Inc.; Adil Zainulbhai, head of the Quality Council of India, will assist with marketing Indian Railways; and more. Read More..