It is the human element behind technology and innovation that business success depends on.
“Innovation” and “Digital
Transformation” were two of 2018’s loosely defined, catchall phrases. In
practice, both refer to disciplines that will upend how firms will compete for
the foreseeable future.
The acceleration of innovation and the
velocity of disruption are sometimes hard to grasp or anticipate and have
become a source of constant surprise for most. In our fast-moving new world
full of promise and excitement around innovation and digital transformation
(IDX), how do you set people up for success? Also getting benefits from either
requires a mindset and skillset that is often unfamiliar and uncomfortable for
leaders and managers today.
Join Peter as he shares what he has
learned over the years from his work with world-leading organizations such as
Amazon, DBS, Google, Microsoft, and NASA. Some of the themes he’ll be exploring
develop leadership capabilities that will not only help accelerate
innovation and digital transformation but also foster a culture in which
innovation and digital transformation can thrive.
whilst Transforming”. How to help your leaders (at all levels) to scale
today’s business while simultaneously exploring, experimenting, and
principles, techniques, and leadership behaviours that companies need to
master in order to develop and sustain a culture of innovation and digital
transformation to seize the new opportunities.
will be nothing like today” – How to provide leaders the platform to
practice what is required to discover emergent user needs, ideate new
approaches to meeting them, and to test these ideas fast and cheap.
About the speaker:
Peter Mulford is chief innovation
officer and an executive vice president at BTS based in New York, where he
leads the firm’s Innovation & Digital Transformation practice, as well as
the Global Insights and Design Laboratory.
Peter leads business transformation and
capability-building efforts with Fortune 500 firms around the world (such as
Amazon, Sony, Microsoft, Time Warner, DBS, including NASA) with a focus on
developing innovation leadership, design thinking, and disciplined
experimentation capability. His work redefines not just how to do innovation,
but how to create and lead a culture in which innovation and divergent thinking
Peter’s writing and research has been
featured in CLO and training magazines. He is a frequent guest lecturer on
Innovation and Strategy for the MBA programme at Columbia Business School in
Peter joined BTS in 1998 and has worked
in the firm’s offices in San Francisco, London and New York. From 2005-2010, he
was the Managing Director of BTS’s East Coast region, leading the largest
global office for BTS through a period of market turbulence and growth during
which it more than tripled in size.
Peter holds an MBA in Finance from
Columbia Business School, with extensive experience in Retail, Consumer Goods,
Electronics and Telecom, among many other industries.
A light dinner will be served after the event.
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