Globally influential business thinker focusing on management, bestselling author
One of the most influential business thinkers in the world, Gary Hamel has worked with many of the leading companies globally. A dynamic, sought-after management speaker, he has been a visiting member of the faculty at London Business School for over thirty years. He is also the director of the Management Innovation eXchange.
A bestselling author, Gary Hamel has seen his books translated into over 25 languages. His most recent offerings, The Future of Management and What Matters Now see him make an impassioned plea for reinventing management. The books also lay out a blueprint for building organisations fit for the future. Besides his books, he has written over seventeen articles for the Harvard Business Review and is considered the most reprinted author in the history of the Review.
Various media outlets consider him an expert in his field. According to Fortune magazine, Gary Hamel is ‘…the world’s leading expert on business strategy’ while the Financial Times refers to him as a ‘…management innovator without peer.’ The Wall Street Journal describes him as the ‘world’s most influential business thinker.’
Besides lecturing, writing, and helping business giants, Gary Hamel is a fellow of the Strategic Management Society and the World Economic Forum. Amongst the organisations where his pioneering work has seen success, he includes building one of the first idea markets inside a global energy leader, making use of crowdsourcing to help a European tech company with a new game-changing strategy, helping to turn a durable goods manufacturer into one of the most innovative companies in the world, and helping a Korean company change management practices around the principles of openness, community, and meritocracy. He has also designed and deployed an online platform that allows employees of a top fashion house to share and develop ideas to strengthen their company’s core values and helped develop innovative tools and platforms to help companies accelerate growth. His online hackathon sees over 1,700 senior executives collaborate to reinvent the role of human resources departments.
Gary Hamel has single-handedly managed to change the language and practice of organisational management globally. His focus has been concepts that include strategic intent, industry revolution, management innovation, and core competence.
As a sought-after conference speaker, Gary Hamel focuses on topics around strategy, leadership, innovation, and change. He lives in the United States and presents in English.