Upcoming event:

Business unchained: How corporates can survive and thrive in the post-industrial transition
Silicon Valley (Venue TBD)

November 2018 (Date pending)

In this event we will discuss the nature of the post-industrial transition and how it represents both a a threat and an opportunity for corporates. Mainstream corporate innovation efforts today are cautious, slow and struggle with talent retention and cultural resistance to change. We will also introduce Post-Lean Thinking, an effort to develop a post-industrial management science and and practical tools that corporates and investors can use to navigate the transition.

Some of the issues/questions we may explore include the following:

  • What lies behind the technology disruption we are seeing everywhere?
  • How can we map and understand the way industries are being reshaped?
  • How can leaders proactively develop strategies to exploit technology disruption?
  • Are new organizational structures needed in order to innovate faster?
  • What are the cultural and leadership implications of the emerging changes?
  • How can corporate leaders acquire and retain the innovation talent they need?
  • How will career models change and how can corporations adapt to these changes?
  • What will boards need to do in order to stay on top of all this?
  • How will the nature of firms change?

Frode Odegard, the founder of the Post-Lean Institute, will introduce new management thinking for the post-industrial transition we are going through, and discuss what this transition means for corporations, investors, careers and society as a whole. We will also hear from a distinguished panel of experts who will share their own insights from a variety of industry, regional and personal perspectives.

Panelists who will address a range of issues around disruption in practice:

  • Frode Odegard, Founder, Post-Lean Institute
  • (panelists TBA)

Moderator: TBA


Coming soon!

Past events and speeches

June 28, 2018: Keynote: Post-Lean Thinking: 
How Corporates can become Disruptors, Centre for the Digital Revolution, London, United Kingdom
June 27, 2018: Keynote: Private Equity in the Post-Industrial Transition, Allocate 2018, London, United Kingdom
April 19, 2018: Keynote: Post-Lean and Disruption in the Automotive Industry, Hyundai, Silicon Valley
September 26, 2017: Keynote: Disruptive Corporate Innovation in a Post-Lean Era,
The SF Vault, San Francisco
July 18, 2017: Workshop: Private Equity in the Post-Industrial Transition, London, United Kingdom
June 12, 2017: Keynote at the Global PE Alliance Annual Summit, Las Vegas
May 24, 2017: Special Session on Post-Lean and disruptive innovation at Global Corporate Venturing Symposium, London
April 19, 2017: Keynote at Norwegian Institute for Directors Annual Conference, Oslo, Norway
January 25, 2017: Special Panel at Global Corporate Venturing and Innovation Summit, Sonoma, California
January 17, 2017: Keynote at FSN Capital Annual Portfolio Company Conference, Oslo, Norway
November 1, 2016: Executive Workshop hosted by Amesto, Oslo, Norway
October 5, 2016: Webinar: Post-Lean Thinking: New Horizons for Corporate Innovation
September 13, 2016: Keynote at YPO GNS conference in Miami, Florida
June 15, 2016: Executive Workshop hosted by Google Norway, Oslo, Norway
June 7, 2016:   Executive Workshop hosted by Nordic Innovation House, Palo Alto, California
April 27, 2016: Keynote at YPO Technology Network Summit, Santa Monica, California
April 1, 2016: Presentation at Global Technology Symposium, San Francisco, California
March 11, 2016: Executive Workshop hosted by Sopra Steria, Oslo, Norway