Management Lessons from the Digital Economy
An Alumni & Friends event
Digital technologies fueled by continuous advances in cloud computing, big data, social networks, and mobility are heavily disrupting business models across industries: from music to photography, retail to television, hospitality to banking.
Through the quick examination of both successful and unsuccessful business cases, we will draw ten lessons that will help us think about how digital transformation will affect, both in depth and speed, the structure and future of our respective industries.
Josep Valor-Sabatier is professor of information systems and information technology and holder of the Indra Chair of Digital Strategy.
He received his Ph.D. in Operations Research from MIT, and his Sc.D. in Medical Engineering from the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. Josep Valor teaches extensively at the senior executive level on Management Information Systems, Media Management, Management of Technology, and Strategy.
In in-company training he has been involved in projects with leading organizations like the Telefonica, Ericsson, Vodafone, The World Bank, Santander, BBVA, Oracle, Sony, Technicolor, Abbott, ING, BASF, KPMG, Henkel and 3i.
His research has been published in the International Journal of Electronic Commerce, Knowledge and Process Management and he has published books on the information-telecommunications hyper-industry and information systems management. His current research interests focus on the impact of ITCs on competitiveness and industry structure, with emphasis on telecommunications and media.
Prof. Valor served as the conference co-chair of the 2002 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) in Barcelona.
Prof. Josep Valor is based on IESE New York Campus.