The Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to fundamentally shift the way we interact with our surroundings. New research from the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), with the Firm's Tech/Media/Telecom and Business Technology Practices, estimates that the economic impact from IoT could be trillions of dollars annually if technology suppliers, companies, consumers, and others focus on those opportunities with the greatest potential for driving economic and social benefits. During this session, our presenters will share their research on the potential impact of IoT applications in nine different settings, (the human body, homes, offices, factories, retail environments, worksites, vehicles, cities, and outdoors), and the key success factors for each player in the IoT ecosystem – from suppliers of technology, corporate customers, to individual consumers. They will also discuss critical enablers and specific barriers to capturing the full value of IoT. Read More..
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June's 95 alumni stories feature a number of achievements and prominent appointments, including: George Kurian is named CEO of NetApp, and Mike Nevens is named Chairman of NetApp’s board; Joanna Rotenberg is named Head of Personal Wealth Management at BMO Financial Group; Carolyn Fairbairn is named Director-General at the Confederation of British Industry (CBI); four alums are on Glassdoor’s list of the UK's 25 best bosses; Lila Snyder is named President of Pitney Bowes’ new global e-commerce business unit; Alexander Dibelius will join CVC Capital Partners; Tobias Ohler will become CFO of Wacker Chemie AG; Joëlle Grünberg is appointed CEO of Lacoste North America; and many more. Please click 'Read More' for an overview of all of June's alumni headlines, organized by industry. Read More..
In this week's 15 alumni headlines, Matthew Trerotola is named CEO of Colfax; David Song is named CEO of Nike Korea; Marcia Morales-Jaffe joins PayPal as Chief Human Resources Officer; Catriona Fallon joins Marin Software as EVP and CFO; Jeff Evenson is elected CSO at Corning; Matthew Frost is appointed to the Church of England's Archbishops' Council; and more. Read More..
Stacey plays an increasingly hands-on role as a non-executive director at the UK real estate investment trust. In its annual report, Land Securities features Rauch in an article describing her contributions. Read More..
In this week's 14 alumni headlines, Bill Scotting is named CEO of Nyrstar; Betsy Bohlen is the Chicago Archdiocese's new COO; Guilherme Lima is named Asia Wealth Chief at HSBC; Helen Nugent is appointed Chair of Australia Rail Track Corporation; Andrew McMahon is elected to Phoenix Companies' board of directors; and more. Read More..
In this week’s 19 alumni headlines, Maxime Saada is named CEO of Canal+ Group; Helen Buck will join Palmer & Harvey as COO; Laxman Narasimhan is promoted to CEO, Latin America at PepsiCo; Chinta Bhagat joins Khazanah Nasional Berhad as Executive Director of its India Office; Paul Cornet joins the board of directors of Bunge Limited; Søren Westh Lonning is named CFO of Chr. Hansen Holding A/S; Diane Smith-Gander is set to be appointed Chair of Tourism Australia; and more. Read More..
In this week’s 18 alumni headlines, Carolyn Fairbairn is named Director-General at the Confederation of British Industry (CBI); Robert Rosiello joins Valeant Pharmaceuticals as CFO; Thierry Delarue is named Head of Strategy & Business Transformation at Rexel; Neil Bradford is appointed CEO of Argus Media; Mats Lundquist is promoted to CEO of Telenor Connexion; and more. Read More..
May's 67 alumni stories feature a number of achievements and prominent appointments, including: Cody Phipps is named President and CEO of Owens & Minor; Jenny Zhang is named CEO of China Lodging Group; Betsy Bohlen becomes the highest-ranking woman in the Chicago Diocese; Carlos Torres is named COO of BBVA; David Stevens will become the new CEO of Admiral Group; Saikiran Krishnamurthy joins Flipkart as COO, Commerce Division; Rajan Anandan and Imran Amed are among Fast Company's 2015 “Most Creative in Business”; Manish Sinha will lead Equifax's India business; and many more. Please click 'Read More' for an overview of all of May's alumni headlines, organized by industry. Read More..
In this week’s 20 alumni headlines, Tobias Ohler will become CFO of Wacker Chemie AG; Stephen Stuut is appointed CEO of Jumio; Laurent Musy is named CEO of Terreal; Joëlle Grünberg is appointed CEO of Lacoste North America; Oren Peleg joins Fitness First as CEO; and more. Read More..
Darren was recently featured in New Mobility Magazine for his perseverance and success after a rollover car accident in 1993 made him a C4-5 quadriplegic. He’s now the director of procurement for North American ingredients at Kraft Foods, where he manages a $950 million budget and a team of 13, and is the father of two four-year-old twins. Here he discusses how he learned to make peace with his disability, and accept help along the way. Read More..
Jeremy, a partner at Lightspeed, has a talent for identifying winners: among the companies he's picked for backing are Snapchat, Bonobos, and Whisper. How does he do it? By distinguishing between hype and enduring value. Read More..