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In this podcast, Heidrick & Struggles speaks with Nick Boyle, founder and CEO of Lightsource BP, about the company’s evolution and how it has overcome challenges in the disruptive renewables sector.
As technology continues to disrupt the healthcare and life sciences industry, executives in the Nordic countries aren’t quite as concerned as their global counterparts are. To stay ahead, they expect to invest in technology and internal efficiencies.
In this podcast, Alessia Sterpetti, head of open innovation and the Idea Factory at Enel, discusses the company’s bold initiative to generate innovative solutions to business challenges and the shift to an entrepreneurial culture.
What separates today’s high-performing organizations from those unable to keep pace with the new demands of leadership?
Moving from start-up to established company is not an easy transition. Finding the right leaders typically requires moving beyond the start-up comfort zone. Two principles can help.
Organizations that find the right digital talent and align their transformation with local conditions and their business strategy will have the edge in the APAC region.
More and more fintechs are seeking COOs, but figuring out who’s right for the role is harder than it seems.
In this podcast, Alexis Nasard, CEO of Bata, discusses how the 124-year-old global footwear company stays adaptable and agile and uses strategic planning to win the retail innovation race.
In this podcast, Adrian Gore, CEO and founder of Discovery Limited, discusses how the health insurance company leads with an authentic business purpose—helping people live longer and healthier lives—to inspire its people to innovate.
Heidrick & Struggles’ survey of senior executives in healthcare and life sciences reveals top drivers of disruption and potential solutions.
Excerpt based on material that originally appeared in the book Goliath’s Revenge.
In an increasingly knowledge-based economy, talented people are ever more central to strategy. To stay ahead of the competition, CEOs must align the insights and interests of highly skilled experts with the goals of the organization.
Organizations want to go digital, but without the right innovation leaders in place they may struggle to unlock real value.
Fast-growing, disruptive fintechs could make big leaps by strategically adding board members with operational experience as well as backgrounds in finance, technology, regulatory, and general management. Throw in time as an investor, and you might have found the ideal fintech board member.
In this podcast, Pradip Patiath, senior partner at McKinsey & Company, discusses how innovation and digitalization are changing the insurance sector and how insurance companies must evolve to meet consumer demands.
Women need to embrace their power—and organizations need to support them—to take their rightful place in the technology sector.
Insurers’ traditional agent-led model is less and less able to keep up with consumer expectations. To succeed in the future, insurers will need to attract “digital natives” and give them opportunities to make a difference.
In this podcast, Piet Coelewij, CEO of Wehkamp, discusses the company’s transformation into a full e-commerce business and how having the right talent and culture in place has been key to its success.
In this podcast, Colin Walsh, CEO and founder of Varo Money, discusses the role technology has been playing to transform the banking sector and the skills he looks for in his team to thrive through change.
An analysis of the profiles of leaders who have made these transitions provides some answers.