Meet your Program Director

Program Director Howard Yu guides participants through their Strategic Resilience in a Disrupted World learning journey. Insightful and highly-energetic, Professor Howard Yu seeks to show the world how to keep one step ahead of the game in business. His research focuses on disruptive innovation and why and how companies go about producing it.

Shortlisted by Thinkers50 for the Innovation Distinguished Achievement Award, and named by Poets and Quants as one of the “Best 40 under 40” professors, Howard is a contributor to Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, Forbes and The New York Times.

He is the author of the award-winning book LEAP: How to Thrive in a World Where Everything Can Be Copied.

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Howard Yu's publications
What strategies lead to success?

What are the different strategies that lead to resilience? How have certain companies absorbed the shock, changed and bounced forward in times of crisis?

Western fears of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei

Cutting Huawei out of the picture would limit Western access to new, state-of-the art technology, and could create a world split along technological lines.

Report on AI and the future of work

Too many innovation experts are focusing solely on the nuts and bolts of everyday implementation. They often forget that the underlying technologies – A.I. in this case – never stay constant. 

How can consumer brands escape the retail wasteland?

Big consumer brands are losing market share to smaller brands, as a result of their inability to create direct relationships with consumers.

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