Fortune magazine has labeled Gary Hamel “the world’s leading expert on business strategy” and Financial Times calls him a “management innovator without peer.” Journal of Business Strategy listed Hamel as one of the 20th century’s 25 most influential business thinkers, along with business pioneers such as Henry Ford and Bill Gates. For the past three years, Executive Excellence magazine has ranked Hamel as the world’s most influential management speaker.
Hamel’s landmark books, Leading the Revolution and Competing for the Future, have appeared on every management bestseller list and have been translated into more than 25 languages. His recent bestsellers are The Future of Management and What Matters Now. In these volumes, Hamel presents an impassioned plea for reinventing management and lays out a practical blueprint for building organizations that are “fit for the future.”
Over the past twenty years, Hamel has authored 17 articles for the Harvard Business Review and is the most reprinted author in the Review’s history. He has also written for the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, The Financial Times and many other business publications around the world.
Hamel has been on the faculty of the London Business School for more than 30 years and is the director of the Management Innovation eXchange.
As a consultant and management educator, Hamel has worked for companies as diverse as General Electric, Time Warner, Nokia, Nestle, Shell, Best Buy, Procter & Gamble, 3M, IBM and Microsoft. His pioneering concepts such as “strategic intent,” “core competence,” “industry revolution,” and “management innovation” have changed the practice of management in companies around the world. As one of the world’s most sought after management speakers, Hamel has addressed the World Economic Forum, the Fortune 500 Global Summit and many other similarly prestigious gatherings. Hamel has also advised government leaders on matters of innovation policy, entrepreneurship and industrial competitiveness.
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.
In his work, Hamel has led transformational efforts in some of the world’s most notable companies and has helped to create billions of dollars in shareholder value.
Hamel is one of the world’s most sought-after management speakers on the topics of strategy, leadership, innovation and change.
Hamel is a Fellow of the World Economic Forum and the Strategic Management Society.