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Lucy Marcus Shortlisted for the Thinkers 50 Future Thinker Award

12th October 2011

Lucy P. Marcus, founder of Marcus Venture Consulting, has been nominated for the Thinkers 50 Future Thinker Award.

Lucy - The Anglo-American board chair and non-executive director who is challenging conventional wisdom inside and outside the board room, has emerged as the voice setting the agenda on future proofing boardrooms and companies around the world. The CEO of Marcus Venture Consulting, her expertise embraces best practice in governance, investment, and entrepreneurship. She is a Professor of Leadership & Governance with IE Business School.

The shortlist comprises inspirational thinkers who have emerged over the last two years with the potential to change the world of theory and practice.

Others on the list include Ranjay Gulati of Harvard Business School who focuses on interorganisational relationship; Umair Haque - director of Havas Media Lab and author of The New Capitalist Manifesto; Chip & Dan Heath – the engaging Stanford professor and his brother who co-authored Made to Stick; Sung Joo Kim - One of the best known and most celebrated business leaders in Asia, and Dong Mingzhu -  President of Gree Electric Appliances and author of one of the most influential business books in China, Check Around the World.

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