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Speaker 2017

Michael Wade


Professor of Innovation & Strategy at IMD

Cisco Chair in Digital Business Transformation

Director of the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation


Lausanne


 

 

 

 

Michael Wade, Professor of Innovation & Strategy at IMD, & Speaker at WORLDWEBFORUM 2017

 

 

 

(Limited availability)

ACHIEVEMENTS

 

PH.D. IN MANAGEMENT FROM THE NORWEGIAN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AND NATURAL SCIENCES
AUTHOR OF SEVERAL PUBLICATIONS IN TOP LEVEL JOURNALS IN THE FIELD
AUTHORED 17 BOOKES TRANSLATED INTO 8 LANGUAGES

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS


CISCO CHAIR IN DIGITAL BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION
PROFESSOR OF INNOVATION AND STRATEGY
DIRECTOR OF THE GLOBAL CENTER FOR DIGITAL BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION
CO-DIRECTOR OWP LAUSANNE AND OWP SINGAPORE
CO-DIRECTOR LEARNING DIGITAL BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION



 

Video

 

 

About the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation, an IMD and Cisco InitiativeDiscover innovation with Professor Michael Wade



How Digital Disruption Is Redefining Industries



 The digital vortex

 

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BIOGRAPHY


Michael Wade is a Professor of Innovation and Strategy at IMD and holds the Cisco Chair in Digital Business Transformation. He is the Director of the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation, an IMD and Cisco Initiative. His areas of expertise relate to strategy, innovation, and digital transformation. Previously, he was the Academic Director of the Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA Program in Canada. Michael has been nominated for teaching awards in the MBA, International MBA, and Executive MBA programs. He obtained Honours BA, MBA and PhD degrees from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, Canada.


At IMD, Michael teaches in several open programs and has directed partnership programs related to strategy and digital business transformation with Vodafone, Ooredoo, AXA, Honda, Zurich Financial Services, Credit Suisse, KONE, and Richemont, among others. He co-Directs IMD’s Orchestrating Winning Performance and Leading Digital Business Transformation programs. He provides consulting services, executive education and expert evaluations to several public and private sector organizations. He has lived and worked in Britain, Canada, Japan, Norway, and Costa Rica.


Michael has published works on a variety of topics, including digital business transformation, innovation, social media marketing, information systems strategy, eCommerce, and SME performance. He has more than 50 articles and presentations to his credit in leading academic journals such as Strategic Management Journal, MIS Quarterly and the Communications of the ACM. One of his articles was among the top 20 cited articles in business, management and accounting worldwide for five years, according to Scopus (the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature). He’s published eight books, more than twenty case studies and appears frequently in the mainstream media. His Latest book is Digital Vortex: How Today’s Market Leaders Can Beat Disruptive Competitors At Their Own Game. He was named one of the top ten digital thought leaders in Switzerland by Bilanz magazine in October, 2016.

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