Paul Gibbons' Sessions
Leadership Learning and the Future of Work – Why What We Did in the 20th Century Won’t Cut it Today
Day 3: 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm CT.
Paul Gibbons has a 40-year career straddling international business and academia.
His research and writing explore how philosophy and science can be used to enlighten contemporary business thinking,debunk myth and pseudoscience, and solve practical business problems, including changing culture, developing leaders, andusing analytics and evidence to make strategic decisions.
Gibbons' academic background, starting in math, then in economics, neuroscience, psychology, and philosophy, allowshim to bring perspectives to business not typically found in traditional business books.
His consulting career, mostly in Europe, included founding an award-winning “teal” Organization Development consultingfirm, Future Considerations. Paul has coached dozens of CEOs – on strategy, change, and talent issues. His changeexperience includes clients such as Comcast, Shell, PwC, BP, Barclays, KPMG, British Airways, HSBC, Nokia, The Body Shop, Comcast, the NHS, and UK Ministers. He was the change management lead on a $1 billion program for the UK’s Department of Work and Pensions.
Gibbons has appeared in Microsoft’s Distinguished Author Program and at Google and appeared in the Wall Street Journaland the Financial Times . He was awarded Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (UK) in 2017 and speaks or reads six languages.
He now writes, hosts the award-winning Think Bigger Think Better philosophy podcast and plays competitive poker.