Ranked as the world’s most influential business thinker by The Wall Street Journal, Gary is the author of amongst others, Leading the Revolution and The Future of Management. Gary’s wealth of business and management expertise ensures he is adept in offering an innovative keynote speech to corporate audience. Gary’s visionary business strategies rank him as one of the most successful scholars in his field.
One of the world’s most influential and iconoclastic business thinkers, whose expertise lies in management, Gary Hamel has worked with leading companies across the globe.
He is a dynamic keynote speaker and the founder of Strategos, an international management consultancy firm.
In his work, Gary has led transformational efforts in some of the world’s most notable companies – including General Electric, Shell, Microsoft and Procter and Gamble - and has helped to create billions of dollars in shareholder value.
His ground-breaking concepts, such as ‘strategic intent’, ‘core competence’, ‘industry revolution’ and ‘management innovation’, have changed the language and practice of management in organizations around the world.
Amongst numerous accomplishments, Gary has successfully built one of the world’s first ‘idea markets’ inside a global energy leader; used crowdsourcing to help a European high-tech company build a game-changing strategy; and orchestrated a comprehensive effort to turn a venerable durable goods manufacturer into one of the world’s most innovative companies.
Moreover, he helped a leading Korean company re-engineer its management practices around the principles of openness, community and meritocracy; designed and deployed an online platform that allowed the employees of a top fashion house to share and develop ideas for strengthening their company’s core values; developed innovation tools and platforms that have helped companies around the world de-commoditize mature industries and accelerate growth; and ran an online “hackathon” in which more than 1,700 senior executives collaborated to reinvent the HR function.
Gary has been on the faculty of the London Business School for more than 30 years and is the director of the Management Innovation eXchange.
He has written 17 articles for the Harvard Business Review and is the most reprinted author in the Review’s history. His landmark books have been translated into more than 25 languages. His most recent bestsellers are ‘The Future of Management’ and ‘What Matters Now’. In these works, Gary presents an impassioned plea for reinventing management and lays out a practical blueprint for building organizations that are “fit for the future.”
Fortune magazine describes Gary as ‘the world’s leading expert on business strategy,’ and the Financial Times calls him a ‘management innovator without peer.’ He also been ranked by The Wall Street Journal as the world’s most influential business thinker and is a fellow of the Strategic Management Society and of the World Economic Forum.
Renowned for his business knowledge and management ideas, Gary is one of the world’s most sought-after management speakers on the topics of strategy, leadership, innovation and change.
His speaking topics include:
- Innovation from everyone, every day
-A company that is as nimble as change itself
-The ultimate competitive advantage