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Gianvito Lanzolla Professor of Strategy, Head of the Faculty of Management, Founder and Direc
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 10.5pt; line-height: 18pt; background: white none repeat scroll 0% 0%; vertical-align: baseline;"><span lang="EN-GB" style='font-size: 11pt; font-family: "arial","sans-serif";'>Gianvito Lanzolla isProfessor of Strategy at Cass Business School, City, University of London,which he joined in April 2006. He currently serves as the Head of the Facultyof Management and he is the Founder and Director of the Cass’s DigitalLeadership Research Centre (DLRC). Before joining Cass Business School,Professor Lanzolla served on the faculty of the London Business School. Overthe years, Professor Lanzolla has had several visiting appointments at leadingbusiness schools including Hyderabad’s Indian School of Business, Berlin’s ESMTand University of Bologna.<br />
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Professor Lanzolla’s research is around competitive advantage, and itspersistence, in rapidly changing technological and institutional environments.His articles have appeared in leading outlets including: Academy of ManagementJournal, Academy of Management Review, Production and Operations Management,Long Range Planning, Journal of Management, Business Strategy Review andHarvard Business Review. Professor Lanzolla’s research has won several academicprizes and has been widely featured in the business media – e.g. FinancialTimes, the Economist, CNBC, CCTV, Wall Street Journal - and in policypapers. <br />
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Professor Lanzolla has directed and delivered several bespoke executiveeducation programmes and has contributed as an advisor to numerous Fortune 500and fast-growing companies. Companies include Allianz, Barloworld, Bank of NewYork-Mellon, Vodafone India, Mizhuo, Unicredit, BBC, Sky UK, Axel-Springer,Times of India, DePersgroep, British Telecom, IBM, Vodafone group, Microsoft,Ericsson, Anglo-American, Alturki, KION, Vaillant, ING and the National Bank ofAbu Dhabi. He has also delivered more than one hundred keynote speeches tocompanies and institutions around the world.<br />
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Professor Lanzolla teaches Strategic Leadership, Diversification & GrowthStrategy, Corporate Organisation and Leading Digital Transformation toExecutive and Full Time MBA students, both in Cass’ London and Dubai campuses.He also leads the Digital Innovation MBA programme in Silicon Valley. He hasyearly been awarded several teaching excellence prizes including the 2015 CityUniversity’s Award for Teaching and Learning Excellence, the 2012 CityUniversity’s Student Voice Award and the 2009 Cass Business School’s Award forTeaching and Learning Excellence.<br />
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Professor Lanzolla holds a PhD in Strategic Management and an MSc in MechanicalEngineering (Dean’s list). Before joining academia, he worked as a consultantand was the co-founder and Managing Director (1999-2001) of e-change Srl, ane-business solution provider that he later sold to an Italian software company.</span></p><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:WordDocument> <w:View>Normal</w:View> <w:Zoom>0</w:Zoom> <w:TrackMoves/> <w:TrackFormatting/> <w:PunctuationKerning/> <w:ValidateAgainstSchemas/> <w:SaveIfXMLInvalid>false</w:SaveIfXMLInvalid> <w:IgnoreMixedContent>false</w:IgnoreMixedContent> <w:AlwaysShowPlaceholderText>false</w:AlwaysShowPlaceholderText> <w:DoNotPromoteQF/> <w:LidThemeOther>EN-US</w:LidThemeOther> <w:LidThemeAsian>JA</w:LidThemeAsian> <w:LidThemeComplexScript>X-NONE</w:LidThemeComplexScript> <w:Compatibility> <w:BreakWrappedTables/> <w:SnapToGridInCell/> <w:WrapTextWithPunct/> <w:UseAsianBreakRules/> <w:DontGrowAutofit/> <w:SplitPgBreakAndParaMark/> <w:EnableOpenTypeKerning/> <w:DontFlipMirrorIndents/> <w:OverrideTableStyleHps/> <w:UseFELayout/> </w:Compatibility> 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Pre-Conference Workshop Day

11:00 AM Capturing value from digital transformation

Digital technologies are profoundly transforming the way people work, societies and the business landscape. With almost every industry in a process of disruption, we are experiencing more uncertainty than ever. In this new digital age we need to adapt to fast-changing circumstances. Understanding structural changes and business implications and how organisations will capture value from digital transformation is key. What are the key mechanisms to capture value from digital transformation? What the main pitfalls? This workshop will help leaders to find their way through the digital transformation maze.

Session Objective
This workshop aims to provide participants with an introduction to the knowledge and tools required to capture value from digital transformation.

What will be Covered
  • Competition in digital marketplaces
  • From stand-alone products to connected products
  • Business Model Innovation
  • Dealing with digital disruption
  • Capturing value in digital ecosystems
  • Leadership and organization vis-à-vis digital transformation

Key Take-Homes
At the end of the course participants will have acquired the key knowledge and tools to develop a value capturing road map for their companies to lead the on-going digital transformations, before old and new competitors make them irrelevant.

Gianvito Lanzolla Professor of Strategy, Head of the Faculty of Management, Founder and Director, Digital Leadership Research Centre

Gianvito Lanzolla is Professor of Strategy at Cass Business School, City, University of London, which he joined in April 2006. He currently serves as the Head of the Faculty of Management and he is the Founder and Director of the Cass’s Digital Leadership Research Centre (DLRC). Before joining Cass Business School, Professor Lanzolla served on the faculty of the London Business School. Over the years, Professor Lanzolla has had several visiting appointments at leading business schools including Hyderabad’s Indian School of Business, Berlin’s ESMT and University of Bologna.

Professor Lanzolla’s research is around competitive advantage, and its persistence, in rapidly changing technological and institutional environments. His articles have appeared in leading outlets including: Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Production and Operations Management, Long Range Planning, Journal of Management, Business Strategy Review and Harvard Business Review. Professor Lanzolla’s research has won several academic prizes and has been widely featured in the business media – e.g. Financial Times, the Economist, CNBC, CCTV, Wall Street Journal - and in policy papers.

Professor Lanzolla has directed and delivered several bespoke executive education programmes and has contributed as an advisor to numerous Fortune 500 and fast-growing companies. Companies include Allianz, Barloworld, Bank of New York-Mellon, Vodafone India, Mizhuo, Unicredit, BBC, Sky UK, Axel-Springer, Times of India, DePersgroep, British Telecom, IBM, Vodafone group, Microsoft, Ericsson, Anglo-American, Alturki, KION, Vaillant, ING and the National Bank of Abu Dhabi.