Gary Hamel, Ph.D.

Gary Hamel, Ph.D.

Professor of Strategic and International Management at the London Business School

A world-renowned business strategist, Gary Hamel is currently leading efforts to build the world’s first “Management Lab.” The MLab is a pioneering attempt to create a setting in which progressive companies and leading management scholars can work together to co-create “tomorrow’s best practices” today. The goal of MLab is to radically accelerate the evolution of management knowledge and practice.

Mr. Hamel is also a well-known author on business, management, and innovation topics. His landmark books, Leading the Revolution and Competing for the Future, have appeared on every management bestseller list and have been translated into more than 20 languages. His latest book,The Future of Management, was published by the Harvard Business School Press in October 2007 and was selected by as the best business book of the year. Over the past twenty years, Mr. Hamel has authored 15 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 leading publications around the world.

Since 1983, Mr. Hamel has been on the faculty of the London Business School where he is currently visiting professor of strategic and international management. He is also a fellow of the World Economic Forum and the Strategic Management Society.

As a consultant and management educator, Mr. 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.

Mr. Hamel speaks frequently at the world’s most prestigious management conferences, and is a regular contributor to CNBC, CNN, and other major media outlets. He has also advised government leaders on matters of innovation policy, entrepreneurship, and industrial competitiveness.