HR Talks Frankfurt: Cultural Transformation in a Digital World

A breakfast discussion hosted by Headspring a Financial Times and IE Business School joint venture

The digital era is compelling companies across the globe to adopt new ways of doing business. To survive and prosper in an increasingly competitive world, business leaders need to understand the importance of innovation and adopting a learning culture. They need to be adaptable and agile to succeed in a volatile and unpredictable business environment.

All this means engaging more closely with their workforces, taking ownership of change strategies and implementing business practices that align better with company strategy.

Hosted by Headspring, a Financial Times and IE Business School joint venture, this breakfast session will give HR executives the opportunity to meet their peers, discuss corporate culture issues, and compare approaches to leadership in the digital age. It will bring together a small group of senior HR executives to debate leadership challenges, approaches and strategies.

Topics to be covered in the session will include:

  • How to develop digitally-ready, agile leaders
  • Skills and competencies needed for transformational leadership
  • Digital transformation and best practice
  • Investment in organisational capabilities

Presented by FT journalists and members of the Headspring global educator network, these HR Breakfast sessions provide opportunities for selected audiences to discuss relevant issues in a private setting.




Robin Kwong
Head of Digital Delivery, Financial Times

Robin has a remit to push the boundaries of digital story-telling and to make imaginative project planning routine across the FT’s editorial operations.

Professor Balvinder Powar,
Headspring educator
Balvinder has extensive experience leading business, social, cultural, media and technology projects in Spain and internationally. His main skills include communications (internal and external), creative & strategic input, business development & senior management, team leadership, relationship management & business mediation.



Event details

When: Thursday 8 May 2019
Time: 8.00am to 11.00am