Creator of the Hierarchy of Purpose concept (featured in Harvard Business Review), which argues that projects are the lingua franca of business and personal realms. Author of the bestselling The Focused Organization and the newly released The Project Revolution, Antonio has also contributed to four other books. He is a visiting professor at Duke CE, Instituto de Empresa, Solvay, Vlerick, Ecole des Ponts and Skolkovo. Antonio is an economist with an MBA from London Business School and has completed INSEAD's International Director Program. He is fluent in five languages.
Drawing on a decade of experience in research, teaching, and consulting in China, Mark organizes innovation initiatives for his clients while their business context is in constant flux. He was on the 2017 Thinkers50 Radar list of 30 next-generation business thinkers, an annual ranking that the Financial Times deemed the Oscars of management thinking. He is a fluent speaker of Chinese.
One of the most committed pioneers and experts in strategy implementation. Author of numerous books on the subject including 182 Questions for Digital Execution: Strategy Implementation Starts with the Right Questions. Robin is driven to bring his clients’ strategy implementations into the 21st century via digital technology. His work begins when organizations are crafting their strategies and starting to think about the implementation process.
Head of Architecture and Innovation at Lloyds Banking Group
Advocates for a diversified portfolio of business, technology, social impact, and I&D causes. She has spoken to global audiences at Deloitte, Edinburgh DataFest, Amazon, Sky, Lloyds Banking Group, Universities (Auburn, BPP, Edinburgh, De Montfort, Imperial College London, Oxford, Sheffield), Appway, CIO NEXT, Bloomberg, Retail Banking Forum Europe, FinTech Connect and others. She serves as a host / judge / speaker for a portfolio of events and awards. Innovate Finance recognized Bijna in the 2018 Women in FinTech Powerlist.
Specializes in strategy design and implementation, leadership, and cultural change. Works to ensure strategic governance through powerful technology to support alignment, engagement, and strategy implementation. For more than 25 years, he has been a trusted strategic advisor to top organizational leaders around the world. A philosopher at heart, though a very action-oriented one. He is straightforward and to the point, and his focus is always to decide and then act upon it.
If there is an elephant in the room, he will address it!
Bjarni is a strategy specialist and social entrepreneur focusing on large-scale human system evolution. He has a cand. oecon. degree from the University of Iceland, an MBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, and completed his doctoral thesis at the Adizes Graduate School in California. His doctoral research was on the significance of citizen communicative engagement in social issues and how that relates to the conscious evolution of human social systems.
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