Ram Charan is a world-renowned business strategist, who has spent the past 35 years working with executive directors and accomplished companies such as GE, Bank of America, and Verizon. With intimate relationships with a series of powerful CEOs, he helps leaders face their toughest challenges in the areas of growth, talent development, corporate governance and profitability. Charan is the author of more than 25 books that have sold more than 2 million copies in more than a dozen languages. Three of his books were best sellers of the Wall Street Journal, including Execution, which he co-authored with former Honeywell CEO Larry Bossidy.
Sir Ken Robinson’s entire career has been dedicated to transforming our perceptions of creativity and how we cultivate talent in our organisations. For twelve years, he was a professor of arts education at the University of Warwick in the UK and is now professor emeritus. He has been listed as “one of the world’s elite thinkers on creativity and innovation” by Fast Company magazine and his achievements have been recognised with awards from institutions all over the world, including a knighthood in 2003 from Queen Elizabeth II for his services to the arts.