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Les Echos – Lisa Barlow & Philippe Compagnion – “Chief Platform Officer” – Tomorrow’s CEO

Les Echos – Lisa Barlow & Philippe Compagnion – “Chief Platform Officer” – Tomorrow’s CEO

What will tomorrow’s CEO look like? In a society of independent consumer-producers acting via different, so-called collaborative platforms, it would undoubtedly be more appropriate to talk about a “chief platform officer” rather than a “chief executive officer” write Egon Zehnder consultants Lisa Barlow and Philippe Compagnion in the French financial daily Les Echos. Tomorrow’s leaders will need to master the possibilities offered by information technology in all their complexity. “One of the key attributes of tomorrow’s leaders will be their ability to personally, authentically and repeatedly scrutinize such questions, and to take risks in order to create the trends that they think are right.”

Full story: Lisa Barlow & Philippe Compagnion: The CEO Will Be a “Chief Platform Officer (Le CEO sera un « chief platform officer) in Les Echos (1 August 2016).


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