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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.
In digital transformations, technology and processes are typically the focus, but companies overlook culture at their peril.
At this year’s The Next Web conference, which focused on the changing nature of work in a digital world, Heidrick & Struggles presented its initial research findings on the boardroom of the future and its challenges and priorities over the next five years.
Developing a specific mix of leadership and organizational acumen among senior leaders is crucial to accelerating organizations’ digital transformation.
More and more fintechs are seeking COOs, but figuring out who’s right for the role is harder than it seems.
A series of panel discussions at the annual conference focused on issues of cybersecurity and trust, the importance of having the right talent in the right places, leading complex organizations, and the increasing services trade, among other pressing topics for academic, corporate, and governmental leaders.
Using data to advance the business agenda has become a strategic priority, but protecting consumer privacy is a growing concern. The roles of chief data officer and chief privacy officer are evolving and sometimes converging to meet the challenge.
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.
Women need to embrace their power—and organizations need to support them—to take their rightful place in the technology sector.
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.
An analysis of the profiles of leaders who have made these transitions provides some answers.
Before pursuing candidates, companies beyond the technology sector must carefully consider their strategy, organizational maturity, and specific needs.
In this podcast episode, NiQ Lai, chief operating officer of Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN), discusses how striking the right balance between fulfilling the company’s purpose and achieving bottom-line results led to the company’s expeditious growth.
Cyber risks threaten companies across industries. Businesses must empower chief information security officers to identify and, more important, combat these risks.
Jamie Page speaks with Cedrik Neike, member of the managing board at Siemens, about the company’s approach to innovation and key trends such as digitalization and sustainable energy.
In this podcast, Antony Jenkins, founder of 10x Banking and the former CEO of Barclays, describes how corporate culture in financial services is changing today.
A combination of heightened customer expectations and sweeping technological change—including advances in next-generation robotics and virtual reality—are poised to transform the way the real-estate industry operates.
Mark Livingston speaks with Ashley Haynes, vice president and general manager of global support at GE Digital, about how GE has moved from a traditional industrial company to a digitized one.