Intelligent Systems and the “Internet of Things”

Billions of intelligent devices, electronically connected to form focused systems and massive networks capable of sensing, analyzing and adapting on a grand scale, without human intervention… This nascent technological revolution promises to transform how we make things, shop, travel, control our environment, diagnose and combat disease, and so much more.

The talent implications are just as revolutionary.

Creating what is now technologically possible demands unprecedented convergence across software, hardware, big data analytics, systems integration and sensor design. This in turn means breaking through cross-industry barriers and deeply integrating traditionally disparate functions within businesses. To be a force in this highly disruptive sector, companies need senior leaders with sweeping strategic vision, formidable powers of personal engagement, and wide-ranging technological expertise.

How can Egon Zehnder help build strategic capability across Intelligent Systems and the “Internet of Things”?

Egon Zehnder has intimate knowledge of what it takes to lead at technology’s cutting edge. We are trusted partners to some of the world’s most innovative and aspirational companies. Our global team of deeply experienced consultants and researchers dedicated to helping clients chart a successful course through the dynamic Intelligent Systems landscape.

To sample some of our thinking on the talent imperatives shaping this space, please read our paper “Smart Machinery, Smarter Leadership”.

How we operate

Our consultants apply deep industry and functional experience to help our clients identify, assess and attract top talent, around the globe and locally. Our record of successful placements is unmatched and covers a wide range of companies, from multinationals to start-ups.

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