Sir Donald Gordon Chair of Entrepreneurship & Innovation, London Business School; Academic advisor, BCG Henderson Institute
Michael G. Jacobides holds the Sir Donald Gordon Chair of Entrepreneurship & Innovation at London Business School, where he is Professor of Strategy. He was named one of the top 50 management thinkers worldwide by Thinkers50, and is an academic advisor to Boston Consulting Group, Lead Advisor to Evolution Ltd, and Chief Digital Economy Advisor to HCC. Michael works with BHI (BCG Henderson Institute), where he focuses on business ecosystems, artificial intelligence and the metaverse, and the interplay between strategy and (digital) regulation.
An advisor to Fortune 500 firms and tech-powered startups, his award-winning research looks at how the digital revolution reshapes firms, sectors, and ecosystems, and what they can do to respond. He is a regular speaker at corporate events and meetings, from TEDx to the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos. Michael is the author of numerous applied research, academic research, and other publications. A full list can be found here.
As first movers shape the architecture of the metaverse, company leaders need strategies to prepare for different outcomes.