Michael Jacobides

[Featured on the Thinkers50 list]


Michael G Jacobides is the Sir Donald Gordon Chair of Entrepreneurship & Innovation and Professor of Strategy at LBS. He is one of the Thinkers50, a consultant and Academic Advisor of BCG. He has worked with McKinsey, IDEO, Accenture, PwC, Deloitte, Keystone, ECSi Santander, Helvetia, Zurich, CS, SwissRe, Sberbank, Airbus, Lufthansa, Haier, Vodafone, Nokia, DeBeers, Burberry, MerckSerono and NHS. He visited Harvard, NYU, Cambridge, Imperial, Bocconi and Wharton, where he got his PhD, after studying at Athens, Cambridge and Stanford. He has received the Sloan Foundation and Theory to Practice Awards, features in top academic journals, HBR and the FT. He has worked with the UK parliament, the European Council and the WEF, where he co-authored the White Paper on Digital Platforms and Ecosystems and presented in Davos.

Career Highlights

  • Featured on the Thinkers50 list
  • Sir Donald Gordon Chair of Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Received the Sloan Foundation & Theory to Practice Awards
  • Trusted by WEF, European Council, UK parliament, BCG
  • Featured on HBR, Financial Times, CNN, BBC

[Driving Change | Mastering Digital Transformation | Building Customer Lifetime Value]

Why is it worth attending?

  • You are trained in methods and practices (from real cases) of implementation of Business Transformation, which put the client at the centre.
  • You upgrade your knowledge on how to lead Change and Transformation through cooperation and the appropriate KPIs.
  • You learn how to integrate digital and multichannel in the strategy of Transformation, by practical exercises and brainstorming.
  • You build a client-centric structure of the team and the organization and you obtain the techniques to compare the results with the competition.
“In a world full of disruption, the emphasis on client-centric transformation is paramount to the viability and the success of the businesses”
[11 Nov.]
Business Transformation

08:45 - 09:30

Registration & Early-morning Networking

09:30 - 09:45

Introduction - Opening Remarks

09:45 - 11:00

Digital Transformation
A continuously evolving journey that requires ongoing evaluation & optimization to remain viable*

11:00 – 11:45

Is there 1 solution that fits all?
Going through cross-industry best practices & traits that define the success of such disruptive journeys*

11:45 - 12:10

Coffee & Networking Break

12:10 – 13:30

The Digital Enterprise Model
Understanding all required elements to become a digital company*

13:30 - 14:10

Lunch & Networking Break

14:10 – 15:15

Session 1 : Digital Transformation Planning
From Assessment to Execution*

15:15 - 15:40

Coffee & Networking Break

15:40 - 16:40

Session 2 : Digital Transformation Planning
From Assessment to Execution*

16:40 - 17:00

Recap & Closing

*All sessions include exercises / Q&A