Airbnb to Alibaba, Snap to Stitchfix … what’s next on the agenda for CEOs?

May 18, 2019

Today, every business is a digital business. In every industry, traditional business models and processes are being transformed by the spread of new digital technologies and the rise of disruptive threats.

If electricity transformed manufacturing during the Industrial Revolution, the impact of digital technology today is even greater. Digital is changing the constraints under which every business, and every domain of strategy, operates. In order to adapt and thrive, organisations need leaders who can think strategically and harness each wave of digital change to create new value for customers and new opportunities for their business.

Here, some of the world’s top “digital leaders” talk about their journey, their role, and what’s next on their agendas:

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky on how he’s grown as a CEO, and where Airbnb is going next

Glossier founder and CEO Emily Weiss on the rise on online beauty, and getting physical too:

Spotify’s CEO Daniel Ek on working with music labels, Spotify’s direct-listing IPO, and more:

Stitch Fix CEO Katrina Lake on the growth of her data-driven platform, and tech diversity:

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel on the controversial Snapchat redesign, and Facebook copying

Nike’s Heidi O’Neill is the president of the $9 billion direct-to-consumer business, including Nike.com and Nike retail stores.

Alibaba’s EVP Joe Tsai on how the commerce world has matured and China’s retail platform went global

 

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