Ann-Marie Lurie

NICK BONTIS

Dr. Nick Bontis is an internationally sought-after keynote speaker and management consultant, hand-picked by the United Nations, the US Navy, Microsoft, IBM, Accenture, KPMG, Century 21, Health Canada and others to help navigate the new world of digital technology, industry disruption and information bombardment. He is infamous for his academic rigour, real-life application, and humorous delivery.

Professor Bontis is also known as a popular TV and radio personality, a leading academic researcher and an award-winning, tenured professor of strategic management at McMaster University in Canada. As one of the world’s most cited authors in the field of management, he has amassed over a dozen prestigious teaching and research awards.

 

Session: Think ahead! Take a knowledge journey
Description: Are you overwhelmed by information bombardment? Do you have too much to do and not enough time to do it? By the 1930’s, all the information that existed in the world doubled every 30 years. By the 1970’s, this rate shrunk to 7 years. By the end of next year, all the information that exists in the world will double every (find out from Dr. Bontis)! Information bombardment is the single most damaging threat to productivity. But, it doesn’t have to be this way. Why not transform this threat into a sustainable competitive advantage for you and your firm?
Takeaways:
  • Cope with information bombardment
  • Improve your ability to manage change
  • Lift productivity and efficiency
  • Works smarter, instead of harder
Location: Main stage
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

 

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