Expert Talk: Hal Gregersen on Leadership and The Innovator’s DNA

Today in our video section: Hal Gregersen, Professor at INSEAD and author of The Innovator’s DNA.

“Leaders need to connect to situations in realtime.”

“The most strategic people who create new business directions are pulling their creative thinking skills into that strategic space and that’s what turbochargers it.”

What makes an innovator?

What do you imply with the notion of an innovator’s DNA?

How can leadership and creativity ever be married?

Do we need to change the way we see and deal with leadership and innovation?

About Thomas van Manen

Thomas van Manen is a researcher with a focus on the impact of new technologies and is part of the VINT research program on Big Data, Internet of Things, Gamification, Wearables and Disruptive Technologies. As a innovator Thomas helps organizations translate new technologies and digital trends into ideas and ideas into concepts using research, workshops and pilot programs. Thomas is also Chief Editor of the VINT research blog, part of Sogeti Labs community of technology experts and was voted to be part of the HOT100 in 2012, a yearly selection of the most promising alumni in Media & Arts studies.


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