Didier Bonnet

Didier Bonnet

Didier Bonnet is Affiliate Professor of Strategy and Digital Transformation at IMD. Professor Bonnet areas of expertise cover digital economics, digital strategy, innovation and the process of large-scale digital transformation for global corporations. He is also a strategy consultant and EVP with Capgemini Invent, where he leads the digital transformation practice. He has more than 30 years' experience in strategy development and business transformation for global clients and has worked in over 15 countries.

At IMD Didier teaches in several open programs related to strategy and digital transformation such as the "Leading Digital Business Transformation" (LDBT) program and the "Digital Transformation for Boards" (DTB) program. He is also involved in designing custom digital programs for large global organizations. Didier provides consulting services, executive education, expert and coaching advice to senior leaders on strategy and digital transformation in a variety of industries ranging from telecom to banking, high-tech, insurance, consumer goods, media, transport and industrial goods.

Didier's research has been published in top management journals such as Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, R&D Management, Quarterly Review of Marketing, Strategy Direction and Business Strategy Review. He is co-author of the best-selling book "Leading Digital: Turning Technology into Business Transformation" published by Harvard Business Review Press. For the last ten years, Didier has been leading a joint research program between Capgemini and the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE), at the Sloan School of Management, focussed on digital business models and transformation. Didier is a public speaker on digital transformation and is frequently published and quoted in the press and media including Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Financial Times, The Economist, BBC, CNN and CNBC. Didier was recently voted "Global Digital Leader of the Year 2018" by the CDO Conclave.

Didier graduated in business economics from a French "Grandes Ecoles" and obtained his PhD from New College, University of Oxford.

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