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The content for Tatarklubben is presented by recently published authors and editors from Harward Business Review Press, an affiliate of Harvard Business School. At the events, they provide you with robust frameworks for exploring and understanding issues and addressing key challenges in business today.
MIT Research Scientist Stephanie Woerner
What’s Your Digital Business Model?
Stephanie Woerner is a Research Scientist at the MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research. She studies how companies manage organizational change caused by the digitization of the economy. Her research centers on enterprise digitization and the associated governance and strategy implications. Stephanie holds an MA in Organizational Sociology and a PhD from Stanford University.
Accenture Research Managing Director H. James Wilson
Human + Machine: Reimagining Work in the Age of AI
H. James Wilson is Managing Director of Information Technology and Business Research at Accenture Research.
Rotman School of Management Institute Director Roger Martin
Creating Great Choices – A Leader’s Guide to Integrative Thinking
Roger L. Martin is the director of the Martin Prosperity Institute and a former dean of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. He is the author of 11 books, including “Playing to Win” co-authored with P&G Chairman A.G. Lafley. In 2017, Roger was named the world’s #1 management thinker by Thinkers50, a biannual ranking of the most influential global business thinkers.
Babson College Professor Raj Sisodia
Conscious Capitalism Field Guide – Tools For Transforming Your Organization
Raj Sisodia is a founding member of the Conscious Capitalism movement, and is Distinguished Professor of Global Business and Whole Foods Market Research Scholar in Conscious Capitalism at Babson College. He holds an MBA in Marketing from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies in Mumbai and a Ph.D. in Marketing and Business Policy from Columbia University.
Professor Joan C. Williams & HBR Senior Editor Sarah Green Carmichael
What America First Means for Global Business
Joan will be joined by Senior Editor of Harvard Business Review, Sarah Green Carmichael, who will give her perspective on what this means for organisations.
Korn Ferry Sr. Partner Matt Dixon
Rethinking the Customer Experience
Matt Dixon is a Senior Partner and the Global Head of Sales Effectiveness Solutions at Korn Ferry Hay Group. His first book, The Challenger Sale: Taking Control of the Customer Conversation (Penguin, November 2011), was a #1 Amazon as well as Wall Street Journal best seller, selling more than half a million copies worldwide. Matt holds a Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh.
Former Word Bank Program Director Steve Denning
A Leader’s Guide to Storytelling
Steve Denning is the former Program Director, Knowledge Management at the World Bank. He now works with organizations in the U.S., Europe, Asia and Australia on leadership, innovation, Agile management and organizational storytelling. Steve’s innovative work has been recognized world-wide. His clients have included many Fortune 500 companies.
Wharton Research Associate Megan Beck
The Network Imperative – How to Survive and Grow in the Age of Digital Business Models
Megan Beck is Chief Product and Insights Officer at OpenMatters, a machine learning startup, and a digital researcher at the SEI Center at Wharton.
University of Pennsylvania Professor Annie McKee & HBR Contributing Editor Amy Gallo
How to Be Happy at Work & Deal with Conflict
Annie McKee PhD is a best-selling author, respected academic, speaker and advisor to top global leaders. She is a Senior Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania where she teaches and leads the PennCLO Executive Doctoral program and the MedEd Master’s program. As a coach to executives in Fortune/FTSE 500 companies and organizations around the globe, she uses a person-centered approach that helps leaders develop their emotional intelligence, enhance their strategic thinking abilities, and build resonant cultures.
HBR contributing editor Amy Gallo will join her to talk about her guide to Dealing with Conflict at Work.
Wharton Professor Peter Cappelli & HBR Senior Editor Amy Bernstein
The Performance Management Revolution + HBR’s 10 Must Reads of 2018
Peter Cappelli is the George W. Taylor Professor of Management at the Wharton School and a director of its Center for Human Resources. He is the author of several books.
Peter will be joined by Senior Editor of Harvard Business Review, Amy Bernstein
Entrepreneurial You – Monetize Your Expertise, Create Multiple Income Streams and Thrive
Dorie Clark is a marketing strategy consultant, professional speaker, and frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, TIME, Entrepreneur, and the World Economic Forum blog. Clark, a former presidential campaign spokeswoman, is an adjunct professor of business administration at Duke University and a Visiting Professor for IE Business School. She is the author of Reinventing You (Harvard Business Review Press, 2013) and Stand Out (Portfolio/ Penguin, 2015).
INSEAD Professor Erin Meyer
Managing Across Cultures – Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business
Erin is a professor at INSEAD, one of the leading international business schools. Her work focuses on how the world’s most successful managers navigate the complexities of cultural differences in a global environment. She offers cutting-edge insight and practical strategies to improve the effectiveness of projects that span the globe.
Dan McKone & Alan Lewis, L.E.K. Consulting
Edge Strategy – A New Mindset for Profitable Growth (HBR Press)
Dan McKone is a Managing Director and Partner at L.E.K. Consulting and a member of L.E.K.’s Global Leadership Team. He has led hundreds of client engagements across many industries and has spent the last two decades advising on corporate strategy and growth, business model evolution, and value-based decision making.
Alan Lewis is a Managing Director and Partner in L.E.K. Consulting’s Boston office. He has spent the last twelve years helping companies large and small to identify new growth opportunities and realize the benefits. He started his career as a professional engineer, commercializing new technologies in the chemicals sector. Alan was also selected as a Top 25 Consultant by Consulting magazine in 2016 for Excellence in Retail.
Adele Sweetwood, SAS Institute
The Analytical Marketer – How to Transform Your Marketing Organization
Adele Sweetwood is the Senior Vice President of Global Marketing for SAS, the world’s leading analytics company. Her book, The Analytical Marketer, is based on firsthand experience: Challenged to change by its company’s own analytical products, the SAS marketing organization was forced to rethink itself in order to take advantage of the new capabilities that those tools offer the modern marketer.
Dr. Nick Morgan
Power Cues – The Subtle Science of Leading Groups, Persuading Others, and Maximizing Your Personal Impact
Nick is one of America’s top communication theorists and coaches. He has spoken, led conferences, and moderated panels at venues around the world. Nick is a former Fellow at the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. He founded Public Words Inc, a consulting firm specializing in communications, in 1997. Nick has been commissioned by Fortune 50 companies to write for many CEOs and presidents. He has coached people to give Congressional testimony, to appear on the Today Show, and to deliver an unforgettable TED talk. He has worked widely with political and educational leaders.
Jeff Gothelf & Josh Seiden
Sense & Respond – How Successful Organizations Listen to Customers and Create New Products
Jeff and Josh were already experienced digital product design leaders when they met in 2008. Their friendship led to a business partnership and eventually, to Sense and Respond, their second book together. Their first book, “Lean UX: Applying Lean Principles to Improve User Experience,” is widely regarded as one of the most important User Experience books in recent years. Together, Jeff and Josh have spent years working with digital product teams and the companies that support them. They’ve helped teams launch digital businesses, and trained individuals, teams, and leaders around the world, and are excited to share what they’ve learned with you.
Chris Zook, Bain & Company
The Founders Mentality – How to Overcome the Predictable Crises of Growth
Chris has written six books and dozens of articles with Harvard Business Review Press over the last 15 years. His books have been best sellers in their categories and have often appeared on recommended lists in The Economist, FT, and Forbes. Chris has been a keynote speaker at a wide range of international and business forums including the World Economic Forum, the World Knowledge Forum, the Forbes’ CEO Conference, the BusinessWeek CEO Conference, the Economist Summit, and Endeavour’s entrepreneur summits. Chris has received a number of accolades for his work on strategy including: Times of London – “Top 50 Business Thinkers”; FT Guide to Strategy – “One of most interesting strategic thinkers working today”; Top 100 business books of all time award; FT and Economist “Books of the year” list.
Eddie Yoon, The Cambridge Group
Superconsumers – A Simple, Speedy, and Sustainable Path to Superior Growth
Eddie is a strategy consultant with over 15 years of experience, is a principal with The Cambridge Group, a leading growth strategy firm that is part of Nielsen. He writes regularly on the ideas of superconsumers and category creation as a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review.
Small Data – The Tiny Clues That Uncover Huge Trends
Change Agent. Brand Futurist. Best-selling Author. Martin Lindstrom is one of the world’s premier (and toughest) brand building experts – advising Fortune 100 brands from the Coca-Cola Company to Nestle to Red Bull on how to build future-proof brands. Lindstrom is the recipient of TIME Magazine’s “World’s 100 Most Influential People”. He is a New York Times and Wall St Journal best-selling author of six groundbreaking books on branding, including Buyology: The Truth and Lies About Why We Buy, BRANDsense and Brandwashed.
David Evans, Global Economics Group
Matchmakers – The New Economics of Multisided Platforms
David is an economist, business advisor and a recognized global authority on the design and implementation of complex business strategies and business models. David is among the early pioneers in the research of “multi-sided markets” and the economic principles that inform the unique design of business models, pricing and incentive structures, and product design for these platform-based businesses. David is a visiting professor at University College London and the University of Chicago. David has a Ph.D. and undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Chicago. He also serves on the boards of several high-technology companies and is a longtime advisor to some of the largest platform-based companies in the world.
Mikkel B. Rasmussen, ReD Associates
The Moment of Clarity – Using the Human Sciences to Solve Your Toughest Business Problems
Mikkel B. Rasmussen, one of the founding partners of ReD Associates, is an expert in innovation and business creativity. As the director of ReD Associates Europe, he works closely with the top management of some of Europe’s most forward-looking companies, including Adidas, Lego and Novo Nordisk. His work has led to several breakthrough technologies and products in the markets for toys, sporting goods and health care. In his practice at ReD, Rasmussen has pioneered new thinking on how to make social science methodology practical, creative and effective in business.
R “Ray” Wang, Constellation Research
Disrupting Digital Business – Create an Authentic Experience in the Peer-to-Peer Economy
R “Ray” Wang is the Principal Analyst, Founder, and Chairman of Silicon Valley based Constellation Research, Inc. Wang has held executive roles in product, marketing, strategy, and consulting at companies such as Forrester Research, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, and Johns Hopkins Hospital. His Silicon Valley research firm, Constellation Research, Inc., advises Global 2000 companies on the future, business strategy, and disruptive technology adoption. Ray is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review and well quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Bloomberg, CNBC TV, Reuters, IDG News Service, and other global media outlets. Wang has thrice won the prestigious Institute of Industry Analyst Relations (IIAR) Analyst of the Year Award.
Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg, Innovation Architects
Innovation As Usual – How to Help Your People Bring Great Ideas to Life
Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg is the co-author of “Innovation as Usual”, a Harvard Business Review Press book on the art of driving innovation in regular organizations. His research has been featured in Harvard Business Review, The Sunday Times, The Telegraph, BBC Radio, Bloomberg Businessweek and the Financial Times. In 2014, Britain’s HR Magazine included Wedell-Wedellsborg on their list of “Top 20 International Thinkers”. Alongside his academic activities, Wedell-Wedellsborg is a Partner at the advisory firm The Innovation Architects, where he has worked with managers in nearly all parts of the globe, including China, India, Russia, Singapore, Britain, France and his native country, Denmark. As a keynote speaker, he has appeared at events such as Time Warner’s Senior Leadership Series, HP’s European Executive Partner Summit, Johnson & Johnson’s HCS Fall Leadership Meeting, and The Economist’s Talent Management Conference. Photo credit: Gregers Heering.