Bringing digital to the boardroom – interview with ZDNet

 In digital, digital disruption, digital diversity, disruption

Andrew spoke with Tonya Hall from ZDNet in an interview about how the C-Suite needs to embrace digital.


In this wide-ranging interview, Andrew and Tonya discussed:

  • The difference between a futurist and a Practical Futurist
  • Bridging the divide between the two tribes – digital natives and senior management
  • The need for digital diversity on the board
  • How companies can disrupt themselves
  • The need for a “digital co-pilot” to translate for the board
  • How boards can understand if a CEO candidate is digital enough
  • How do develop a digital culture
  • Advice for younger professionals to engage with the c-suite
  • How to “influence the influencers”
  • Advice for board members on how to “get digital”


Futurist Keynote Speaker and former IBM Global Managing Partner, Andrew is a popular and sought-after presenter and commentator on issues around digital disruption and emerging technologies. He is a multiple TEDx & International Keynote Speaker. Watch his speaking showreel here, enquire about availability & fees here or listen to his latest Podcast - "The Practical Futurist Podcast" on your favourite app.

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