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Costas Markides

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Costas Markides

Leading expert in business strategy and strategic innovation


Europe

United Kingdom

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Considered one of the leading experts in business strategy and strategic innovation in the world, Costas Markides currently holds the position of Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the London Business School. He holds the Robert P. Bauman Chair of Strategic Leadership. He has appeared on the Thinkers50 list on numerous occasions and is considered one of the world’s top management experts.

Regarding his educational background, Costas Markides has a BA in Economics from Boston University in the USA, and both an MBA and DBA in Management from Harvard Business School. His previous working experience saw him work as an associate with the Cyprus Development Bank and as a research associate at Harvard Business School. He later joined the London Business School where he has taught in numerous in-company programmes. He also serves on several academic journals’ editorial boards. Other positions held include serving on the board of the Strategic Management Society and the Academic Board of the Cyprus International Institute of Management.

A bestselling author of note who has also co-authored books with various other experts, his books cover a wide range of business topics. These include, amongst others, strategic innovation, international acquisitions, business model innovation, and corporate restructuring. He has also made many contributions to several leading management and academic journals. Examples of these include the Sloan Management Review and the Harvard Business Review. He is also a board member of various editorial boards. These include the Academy of Management Prospectives, Journal of Strategy and Management, and Sloan Management Review, amongst various others. As a member of the Academy of Management and the Strategic Management Society, he took part in the Davos World Economic Forum during the periods 1999-2003, as well as 2012-2013.

With regards to his current research, Costas Markides focuses on business management model innovation, using creativity to achieve strategic breakthroughs, and corporate entrepreneurship.

Costas Markides – Speaker

An internationally recognised speaker on various aspects of business strategy, Costas Markides, a Cyprian-born native, currently resides in the United Kingdom and presents in English.

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  • “When teaching, Costas combines his deep subject matter expertise with his legendary humor and extraordinary energy level. His sessions with our executive teams have left deep impressions and produced lasting insights. It has been an honor and pleasure to work with you, Costas!When teaching, Costas combines his deep subject matter expertise with his legendary humor and extraordinary energy level. His sessions with our executive teams have left deep impressions and produced lasting insights. It has been an honor and pleasure to work with you, Costas!”

    Siegfried Hoenle, Global Head Talent, Culture & Analytics at Credit SuisseGlobal Head Talent, Culture & Analytics at Credit Suisse

  • Costas Markides “When teaching, Costas combines his deep subject matter expertise with his legendary humor and extraordinary energy level. His sessions with our executive teams have left deep impressions and produced lasting insights. It has been an honor and pleasure to work with you, Costas!When teaching, Costas combines his deep subject matter expertise with his legendary humor and extraordinary energy level. His sessions with our executive teams have left deep impressions and produced lasting insights. It has been an honor and pleasure to work with you, Costas!”
    5 / 5
  • “Costas is one of the world's leading authorities on business strategy, author of several brilliant books. It has been my privilege to work with him a number of times on various exectutive programmes for different clients. He is a very powerful communicator, radical and deeply thought-provoking, and entertaining speaker who always leaves the audience wanting (even) more.Costas is one of the world's leading authorities on business strategy, author of several brilliant books. It has been my privilege to work with him a number of times on various exectutive programmes for different clients. He is a very powerful communicator, radical and deeply thought-provoking, and entertaining speaker who always leaves the audience wanting (even) more.”

    Dr Patrick Dixon

  • Costas Markides “Costas is one of the world's leading authorities on business strategy, author of several brilliant books. It has been my privilege to work with him a number of times on various exectutive programmes for different clients. He is a very powerful communicator, radical and deeply thought-provoking, and entertaining speaker who always leaves the audience wanting (even) more.Costas is one of the world's leading authorities on business strategy, author of several brilliant books. It has been my privilege to work with him a number of times on various exectutive programmes for different clients. He is a very powerful communicator, radical and deeply thought-provoking, and entertaining speaker who always leaves the audience wanting (even) more.”
    5 / 5
  • “As an MBA Student taking Costas' Strategic Innovation course I was enlightened & motivated to refine & challenge the entry strategy of IN'n'OUT into the UK automotive service & repair industry. Costas was indeed exciting; rigorous; challenging; funny, and overall - a great business school professor! As a result of his course I know for sure that my company is indeed a 'strategically innovative' enterprise. Thanks Costas!”

    Lee C. Stonehouse MBA, Living a Concious & Healthy Life.Living a Concious & Healthy Life.

  • Costas Markides “As an MBA Student taking Costas' Strategic Innovation course I was enlightened & motivated to refine & challenge the entry strategy of IN'n'OUT into the UK automotive service & repair industry. Costas was indeed exciting; rigorous; challenging; funny, and overall - a great business school professor! As a result of his course I know for sure that my company is indeed a 'strategically innovative' enterprise. Thanks Costas!”
    5 / 5

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