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Professor Nelson Phillips is Abu Dhabi Chamber Chair in Innovation and Strategy, and Executive Education Programme Director Imperial College Business School.

In his TEDx Hessle talk, Professor Phillips argues that we need to get as good at digital leadership as we are at creating and applying digital technology. Digital transformation is about fundamental changes needed in our organisations where we work, the society where we live, and, perhaps less obviously, in the nature of the leaders and leadership we need.

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Nelson Phillips

About Nelson Phillips

Visiting Professor
Nelson Phillips was Professor of Innovation & Strategy, Co-Director of the Centre for Responsible Leadership, and the Associate Dean of External Relations at Imperial College Business School until 2021. His research interests cut across strategy, innovation and leadership, and he has published widely for both academics and practitioners.

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