ICA Event - Digital Transformation - Reshaping Our World for the Greater Future in Business and Society
ISG "Trusted Partners" Speaking Series
Friday, 8 November 2019 / 19:00
Dr Jorge Calvo
Deputy Dean, GLOBIS University

Currently we are living a paradigm shift in economy, business, sciences, society and politics, where disruptive changes enabled by science and technological innovations happen at the same time. New approaches are required to innovate, speed time to market, improve efficiency and increase agility to survive in Volatile, Uncertain, Complex & Ambiguous times (VUCA). We are living in the Fourth Industrial Revolution and Society 5.0.

Our speaker will present and will help you to understand how digitalization and globalization changed the world developing new industries, but also disrupting others and how the enabling technologies will bring the Age of Continuous Disruptive Changes: AI, IoT, Robotics and tech innovations that will change the way we live and do business.?

This paradigm shift in economy, business, sciences, society and politics that is known as "The Fourth Industrial Revolution", the reign of disruptive changes where cyber and physical world are connecting, enabling people, machines and computers working in sync with an increasing automation. Speed is the new currency and data the new oil.

New approaches are required to innovate, speed time to market, improve efficiency and increase agility to survive in times Volatile, Uncertain, Complex & Ambiguous times (VUCA).

How could massive change impact our lives, organizations and businesses? Today? In 30 years? What can companies do to survive? What will the new generation company look like in the next 30 years? How can companies leverage digital transformation in keep ahead to survive than to be left behind.

Leaders and all organizations need to go through change management in order to survive in the competitive new AI-IoT digitally automated economy. Digital Leaders will need to step up to survive and keep companies sustainable through the transformation process.

Our presenter will touch on case studies and draw from the immense experience gained over many years. The speaker for this topic is well known globally and highly respected in global strategy, Industry 4.0 strategy (IoT, AI, 3D-Printing...), global supply chain management, digital business model’s transformation, business strategy development, organizational change development, corporate relations development, talent development and cross-cultural team building.


Dr Jorge Calvo: Independent Strategic Advisor, Professor and Author, with over 30 years’ professional experience in Europe and Japan in business transformation and digitalization.

  • Deputy Dean and Faculty of Strategy, Moonshot Transformation, Industry 4.0, Operations Strategy, Robotics & Business, and Business Research at GLOBIS University Graduate School of Management, Tokyo, Japan. Biggest Business School in Japan, with 900 MBA students.
  • Executive-in-Residence & Associate Professor of Strategy Business Transformation at ESADE Business School, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Board Director at Japanese Operations Management & Strategy Academic Association.

Executive background:

  • Former President of Global Supply Chain Management Division, Executive officer, at Roland DG Corporation Japan Head Quarters.
  • Former President & CEO Roland DG EMEA, Europe, the Middle East, Iberia & Africa.

Academic Education:

  • PhD Economics and Business Administration; Universitat Abat Oliba CEU.
  • MSc. Advanced Studies in Business Administration; Universitat Abat Oliba CEU.
  • MBA; Universitat Abat Oliba CEU.
    GMP; Harvard Business School.

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Date: Friday, 8 November 2019
Time: 18:30 open / 19:00 start / 20:30 end
Venue: Dale Carnegie Training Japan
Akasaka 2-chome Annex 5F Akasaka 2-19-8, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 107-0052
Price: ¥2,000 (ICA Members: ¥1,000)
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