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Adopting a New Mindset: an Innovative State-of-Mind

In the session we will look at how organisations can leverage diversity, data and technology to create the right culture for businesses to thrive as well as the challenges encountered and how they are dealt with on the path to digital transformation.

The speakers will share their personal experiences and up-to-date case studies of how businesses are navigating the rapid pivot to digitalisation and what it takes to succeed.

Lyndsey Jones, former executive editor at the FT, and Balvinder  Powar, Adjunct Professor and business mentor, are co-authors of the forthcoming book “Going Digital: What it takes to make the change” to be published by Pearson and FT Publishing next year.

Join us to learn and move forward together.

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Speaker Lyndsey Jones
Meet our Guest

Lyndsey Jones

Former Executive Editor at the Financial Times, London

With an outstanding career and over 20 years working with Financial times,  Jones has played a leading role in digital transformation at the FT newsroom, streamlining editorial operations and reshaping the focus on digital publishing while maintaining a more simplified yet high-quality approach to print editions. She served as the architect of the global broadcast schedule, devised and implemented a targeted approach to online publication that helped to drive traffic and engagement.

She has also been the FT ambassador in Europe and the Middle East for Headspring, a section chief where she managed and lead large teams of production journalists, a Media advisor to senior management at Europe-based news organisations, and a speaker at international conferences including the International Journalism Festival in Perugia and Newsrewired in London.

Currently, Lindsay is the lead author of the forthcoming business education book: “Going Digital: What it Takes to Make the Change” planned to be published by Pearson and FT Publishing in the last quarter of 2021.

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Speaker Balvinder Powar
Meet our Guest

Balvinder Singh Powar

Adjunct Professor and Business Mentor at IE Business School and Headspring

Balvinder is an Associate Professor at IE Business School where he lectures on diverse topics of his expertise such as Leadership, Team Management and Motivation, Conflict Resolution Skills, Entrepreneurship, and the New Commercial  Space Industry. He is also a Business Mentor at “The Founder Institute” and holds an MA in Mediation at the University of London.

Balvinder is CCO & MD Spain of  as well as an Executive Board member of BOOSTER Space Industries, a pioneering and innovative entrepreneurial organisation with several divisions and subsidiaries around the World, that was built to coordinate and implement a private space transportation offer and change the future of luxury adventure travel.

Balvinder is passionate about the importance of building strong and effective teams and enabling projects which push boundaries. His extensive and varied professional background has taken him through a multitude of exciting projects where he is the partner or founder such as Rootevity, Pura, or Unfold Work .

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