Gary Hamel is one of the world’s most influential and iconoclastic business gurus. He is a highly regarded consultant who’s worked with dozens of leading companies across the globe and is a dynamic and sought-after management speaker. Hamel has been on the faculty of the London Business School for nearly 30 years and is the director of the Management Lab (MLab).
Hamel has written 17 articles for the Harvard Business Review and is the most reprinted author in the Review’s history. Hamel’s landmark books, which have been translated into more than 20 languages, include Competing for the Future, Leading the Revolution and The Future of Management (selected by Amazon.com as the best business book of the year). His latest book, What Matters Now, was published in 2012. In these volumes, Hamel presents an impassioned plea for reinventing management and lays out a blueprint for building organizations that are “fit for the future.” His other books include:
During his distinguished career, Hamel has received a host of accolades. The Economist called him “the world’s reigning strategy guru,” Fortune magazine labeled him “the world’s leading expert on business strategy,” and The Wall Street Journal ranked him as the world’s most influential business thinker. Hamel is a fellow of the Strategic Management Society. Hamel is a Fellow of the World Economic Forum and the Strategic Management Society.
Hamel’s groundbreaking concepts such as “strategic intent,” “core competence,” “industry revolution,” and “management innovation,” have changed the language and practice of management in organizations around the globe.
Hamel’s work inside of organizations has been no less pioneering than his research and writing. In his innovation-focused consulting, he helps organizations achieve what others often regard as impossible. In his pioneering work, Hamel has transformed some of the world’s most notable companies and in so doing has created billions of dollars in shareholder value. Hamel speaks regularly at the world’s most prestigious business conferences, including the World Economic Forum, TED, the World Business Forum, Techonomy, and Fortune Brainstorm. He is also a sought-after speaker at industry and company events. Recent clients have included GE, McKinsey & Company, Cisco, Microsoft, Gartner, AT&T, Coca-Cola, Burberry, HCL Technologies, and the Singapore Institute of Management. As a speaker, Hamel is renowned for delivering inspiring, high-energy presentations that are as practical as they are profound.
Currently, Hamel is leading a pioneering effort to reinvent management by harnessing the power of open innovation. Hamel is co-founder of The Management Innovation eXchange, or MIX the world’s first open innovation initiative aimed at reinventing management. The MIX is a web-based clearinghouse where the world’s most progressive managers share their mind-flipping practices. It connects management pioneers from every corner of the world who are eager to share and discover “tomorrow’s best practices today.”