Project Leader, BCG Henderson Institute Ambassador
Tian Feng is currently an ambassador to the BCG Henderson Institute, exploring how companies can participate in the data economy and how to address large-scale societal problems such as climate change through enterprise data sharing. She joined the Boston office in 2018.
Tian has supported international clients on projects ranging from diagnostics to operations, with a focus on industrial goods, and marketing, sales, and pricing. Her clients have included a mailing and logistics company, a US retailer, and a global electrical equipment manufacturer.
Prior to joining BCG, Tian supported country strategic planning initiatives for the United Nations World Food Programme. She also worked as a trader at Morgan Stanley.
The companies that connect manufacturers, retailers, and consumers in multiple sectors are in an unmatched position to advance and implement circular solutions for end-of-life products.
Realizing the digital promise and gaining a sustainable advantage take much more than investments in technology. Companies need to expand their perception to discover hidden relationships.
A complex marketplace is taking shape. Corporate management teams with data-sharing interests need to get up to speed.
Companies thinking about participating in data ecosystems need to consider the opportunities and risks that the various models present.
Participating in data ecosystems can be a critical part of a company’s comprehensive total societal impact strategy and a foundation for sustainable business model innovation.
The new European Data Governance Act is a good first step, but there’s room for complementary initiatives.
If companies are not willing to share their data, ecosystems die on the vine.
How should companies think about use cases that are distant, unknown, or do not yet exist?
B2B companies need a plan for IoT and other enterprise data privacy.
Innovation versus privacy leads the list of challenges as cities seek to boost intelligence and insight.
What the story of one woman's cancer cells, which have fueled 70 years of medical R&D, portends for data collected from the Internet of Things.