Impact 2019

October 23, 2019

Events

October sees the return of Impact 2019, the conference designed for corporate innovation, strategy and R&D leaders. Over two days – 23rd and 24th October – in San Francisco (USA), innovation leaders from some of the world’s largest companies will share their learnings and advice. Attendees will also learn about metrics, governance, working with business units, personal […]

Man studying in an innovation intrapreneurship programme at Imperial College Business School

London school inspires intrapreneurship with this programme

May 29, 2019

Innovation starters

Aimed at industry managers looking to innovate successfully within their organisation, the Imperial College Business School has developed a hands-on programme entitled From Idea to Innovation: Inspiring Intrapreneurship.

Global Female Leaders 2019

May 13, 2019

Events

Described as a “female Davos”, the Global Female Leaders is an economic forum and network that asks how we can ensure that women and men develop their leadership skills to create a promising world for future generations. The summit brings together high-achieving women leaders, enabling the start a dialogue and work out a roadmap for […]

Women’s Leadership Conference

April 30, 2019

Events

“Standing Up, Being Counted: Leaders Driving Change and Measuring Results” is the theme of the 15th annual Women’s Leadership Conference in New York. Organised by the Conference Board, the event convenes female and male innovation leaders to demonstrate how to drive change in 2019.

Simmons Leadership Conference

April 18, 2019

Events

Sponsored by Boston-based Simmons University for almost 40 years, the Simmons Leadership Conference is the continuation of the mission of its founder to “enable women to acquire independent livelihoods”. The speakers are prominent professional women and thought leaders on women in the workplace, who are looking to inspire others to reach higher to achieve their […]

Ci2019

April 1, 2019

Events

On April 1st-3rd in Melbourne  the mission of Ci2019 (Creative Innovation 2019) is to help business leaders upgrade their organisations to Human Intelligence 2.0. It aims to explain the drivers of the current changes taking place, the implications for the future and the strategies and thinking that governments, businesses and individuals need to be successful, by […]

book cover of innovation leadership

Finding and fostering innovation leadership

January 31, 2019

Selected Books

Innovation leadership is not just an innate talent, but it can be selected at the hiring level and developed within an appropriate company culture, according to innovation management expert Jean-Philippe Deschamps in his latest book ‘Innovation Leaders: How Senior Executives Stimulate, Steer and Sustain Innovation’.

Busts in rows as leaders of innovation

Leaders should avoid being architects of decay

January 30, 2019

Spotlight

Leaders must avoid being architects of decay by being champions of innovation, according to professor Gary Martin, CEO of the Australian Institute of Management in Western Australia.

Jim Hemerling gives a TED Talk about leading organisational change

Leading organisational change by putting people first

January 24, 2019

Stay Tuned

In what he calls an era of “always-on” transformation, organisational change expert Jim Hemerling outlines five strategic imperatives, all of which have one thing in common: putting people first.

women leaders point at whiteboard

Calling women leaders: these innovation events are for you

January 16, 2019

Events

In the age of digital transformation, leaders today are faced with new challenges to innovate and compete in business. But while more companies are committed to gender equality in the workplace, just a quarter of senior roles across the world in 2018 were held by women. For those females in positions of leadership, we have rounded up the events specifically aimed at the development of women (and men) at the top of the ladder.