Didier Bonnet Added as Keynote Speaker

Didier Bonnet Added as Keynote Speaker to Excelerate Innovation 2020 Conference

Join us Tuesday, October 6 at 8:15 am PST to hear Didier Bonnet, renowned author, professor, and Global Practice Leader at Capgemini, present what it takes to become a Digital Master. As the keynote presenter for Excelerate Innovation 2020,  Mr. Bonnet will share insights from research conducted on 400+ corporations on how to successfully transform your organization into a digital enterprise.

A globally recognized thought leader on digital transformation, Didier pioneered the concept of digital transformation over a decade ago and is co-author of the best-selling book “Leading Digital” described as the “source code” for understanding the DNA of successful digital transformation. Didier is a strategic thinker who blends in-depth research with deep business experience, having helped some of the world’s largest organizations transform into digital leaders. Didier is a Professor of Strategy and Digital Transformation at IMD Business School in Switzerland and an EVP with Capgemini Invent.

A true global citizen, disruptive thinker, and digital optimist, Didier believes that digital technologies will have a profound impact on individuals, businesses, and society. Didier was a precursor in anticipating the scale, and the likely transformational impact of the digital revolution that is sweeping through our economies.

Didier helps boards of large organizations make the shift to the new digital economy. For the last ten years, he has also led a joint research collaboration with the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE), at the Sloan School of Management, focused on researching the impact of digital technology on corporations, individuals and societies. At IMD Business School, Didier teaches digital strategy and transformation to senior executives of large organizations both in open and custom programs.

Didier started in high tech and strategy consulting and was the Global Leader of the Telecom, Media & Entertainment practice at Gemini Consulting for 15 years. He has more than 30 years’ experience in strategy development, globalization, internet & digital economics as well as in business transformation for large multinational corporations. Didier was voted “Global Digital Leader of the Year 2018” by the CDO Conclave, in the “Top 20 Digital Transformation Leaders to Follow on Twitter in 2020” and in the “Top 10 Global Thought Leaders & Influencers on Digital disruption” by Thinkers 360 in 2020.

Didier has written numerous articles and is frequently quoted in the press, including the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, and The Economist. He also regularly provides commentary for broadcasters such as the BBC, CNN, Reuters, and CNBC. Didier graduated in business economics from a French “Grandes Ecoles” and earned his Doctorate from New College, University of Oxford. He is based in London.

About Gordon Benzie

Director, Marketing & Communications at iBASEt

Gordon Benzie has 20+ years of leadership experience in marketing and communication roles at software solution providers driving digital transformation across industrial operations. As an avid technologist, Gordon has a deep understanding of how today’s technologies are improving the manufacturing processes within discrete, hybrid and process industries.

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