Management Speaker Roger Martin

Roger Martin

Foremost Authority on Business Strategy and Management, Top 5 Management Thinker in World; Best-selling Author “Creating Great Choices” & "When More is Not Better"

Speaker Roger Martin uses his global consulting experience and academic background to understand business thinking inside and out. Then he uses the same distinguished credentials to challenge the status quo. Regularly cited as the world’s leading management scholar, Martin galvanizes audience in print and in person. Organizations wishing to refresh their understanding of how business gets done turn to Martin for the perfect keynote address.

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    Roger Martin biography

    One of the world’s leading management thinkers, business speaker Roger Martin helps businesses avoid complacency and retain their edge. A scintillating and thought-provoking keynote speaker, Roger Martin draws on his role as a strategy advisor to leading international brands.

    In his celebrated books and keynote speeches, Roger Martin challenges convention and refreshes our understanding of how business is done. Also, he regularly appears at the top of the Thinkers50 biennial ranking of the world’s most influential business minds. Martin topped that list in 2017 and placed second in 2019. In the latest 2021 list, he placed again in the top 5.

    After serving as a director of Monitor Company, a global strategy consulting firm, Martin moved to the University of Toronto. As Dean of the school’s Rotman School of Management, he earned Poets & Quants’ 2013 Global Dean of the Year award. Moreover, Business Week named him one of the 10 most influential business professors in the world.

    Martin earned his BA from Harvard and his MBA from Harvard Business School. Many of his extraordinary books are published by the Harvard Business Review Press. They include When More is Not Better: Overcoming America’s Obsession with Economic Efficiency and, with Jennifer Riel, Creating Great Choices. The Opposable Mind and The Responsibility Virus helped make Martin’s name as a business writer. Additionally, Getting Beyond Better and Playing to Win each won top honours at the Thinkers50 awards gala.

    Roger Martin Speaking Videos

    Roger Martin on How Strategy Really Works
    Roger L. Martin - Creating Great Choices

    Roger Martin Keynote Topics

    In this presentation, Martin debunks the unhelpful strategy myths that cause companies to do endless amounts of unproductive work. Instead, he helps leaders focus on what matters – founded on five interrelated, powerful choices. Audiences will walk away with actionable guidance for producing a strategy that makes a difference for their organizations.

    To innovate and win, Martin says companies need design thinking. In this presentation, he shows how leading companies such as Procter & Gamble, Cirque de Soleil, Lego and others link design principles to business strategies to produce systemic, consistent and profitable innovation and competitive advantage.

    Integrative thinking, a term Martin coined and introduced to the business world, isn’t an ability you’re born with – it’s something you can hone. In this presentation, he provides leaders with a proven methodology and practical guidance to cultivate their integrative thinking capacity, helping them create better choices than what they’re currently capable of making today.

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