Lindsay Herbert

Lindsay Herbert Author of Digital Transformation


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Lindsay Herbert 2024 Speech Titles Lindsay Herbert 2024 Speech Titles

  • 'Digital Transformation' and Other Dangerous Buzzwords
  • Digital Transformation Decoded
  • Post-Apocalyptic Digital Transformation
  • Customer Experience: Survival of the Fittest
  • Why Digital Transformation Projects Fail (and what to do instead)
  • Build your Culture of Innovation
  • Women, Technology and the Elephant in the Room
  • Artificial Intelligence, Automation and the Future of Work

Lindsay Herbert's Biography

Lindsay Herbert is the author of Digital Transformation, a Bloomsbury business book that has received international praise for its practical framework on how to drive major change through innovation at enterprise scale.

Lindsay is also an IBM Inventor and the Chief Innovation Officer for IBM Garage GBS where she advises the leaders of major companies on how to further their innovation agendas, as well as creating breakthrough technologies for IBM itself.

Her most recent invention is the IBM Instant Checkout, a revolutionary innovation for retail. This ground-breaking technology has resulted in international media coverage, including BBC World News and a segment on BBC Click.

Lindsay is also a Governor for the Museum of London, appointed by the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan to help inform the Museum’s own digital transformation journey. She also co-chairs the BIMA Technology Council.

Lindsay’s core message is that real digital transformation is about learning to become more adaptive to change itself. Success comes from the ability to react to the small and early signs of change, leveraging data, technology and new ways of working along the way.

In her talks, Lindsay’s innovation lessons are brought to life with her own insider experiences, as well as inspiring stories from company leaders around the world. Audiences leave empowered and ready to drive real innovations in their own organisations.

Talk synopsis
Digital Transformation: The Bear in the Room

Real transformation comes from tackling problems that matter, and yet too often time and resource is wasted on ‘elephant in the room’ type problems.

To create lasting innovations with wide-reaching impact, you have to instead tackle ‘the bear in the room’.

In this talk based on her internationally acclaimed book Digital Transformation, Lindsay is determined to set the record straight about what real transformation is, and how every organisation can achieve it.

Lindsay will reveal the three critical rules for achieving real transformation success. In each, she'll share her own hard-won lessons leading major innovations globally, as well as from company leaders worldwide.

You’ll leave with practical advice, inspiring examples, and the cautionary tales needed to turn your organisation into one capable of tackling bears and adapting to change itself.

Lindsay Herbert is ready to inspire your teams!
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