Sir Donald Gordon Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Professor of Strategy, London Business School

Michael G Jacobides is the Sir Donald Gordon Professor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation and Professor of Strategy at London Business School. He is the Lead Advisor of Evolution Ltd Academic Advisor to BCG, and Chief Digital Expert Advisor at the Hellenic Competition Commission. In 2019 he was selected as one top 50 management thinkers worldwide, and is a leading expert on business ecosystems, and how firms navigate shifting, digital environments. He advises disruptive start-ups and Fortune500 firms alike in Europe, the US and Asia. Clients include McKinsey, IDEO, Accenture, PwC, Deloitte, Keystone, ECSi, corporates such as Haier, MasMovil, Vodafone, Nokia, SAP, Huawei, Enel, Santander, Helvetia, Zurich, CS, Airbus, DeBeers, Burberry, MerckSerono and the NHS.  He has visited Harvard, NYU, Cambridge, Imperial, Bocconi, the New York Fed and Wharton, where he obtained his PhD, after studying at Athens, Cambridge and Stanford. He is a co-author of the WEF’s White Paper on Digital Platforms and Ecosystems and has presented in the Davos Annual meetings. He is also passionate about sustainable development – and the future of his native Greece. He writes for Kathimerini and has authored for the FT, El Pais, Fortune, Forbes, SMR, CMR and Harvard Business Review, presenting at BBC, NPR and CNN.