Leadership Series Webinar

Session Date: October 20, 2020

Digital has emerged as the primary driver of winners and losers across industries, and the pandemic has only accelerated the speed at which digital transformation is required. And while trillions of dollars is being spent on digital transformation, only a small fraction of organizations are seeing the growth and returns they expected.

Companies can’t win in the digital economy with analog tools and frameworks, but many discussions around digital start focused on the technology. Successful organizations demystify digital and identify the strategic and organizational changes required to win. Leaders are looking to develop new digital mindsets and deploy new toolsets and approaches to strategy and transformation to lead their organizations through this generational change, and to build their confidence to move forward and enable transformation at speed and scale. Key to this is redefining individual identities as leaders and facilitating experimentation, learning, more diversity of input, and new models of value creation.

In today’s digital context, leaders need to reframe how they think about their roles and continue to gain digital expertise. In this session, Leadership Series host Mike Canning welcomes Duke CE Faculty and Techtonic CEO Ryan McManus to discuss how we can drive successful digital transformation with new digital leadership. Ryan will discuss both the broader organizational urgency and challenges of digital transformation as well as the accompanying implications for individual leaders.

Join us to learn how you can transform yourself, your team and your organization by re-orienting for the digital future.

Ryan McManus

Ryan McManus is the Co-Founder and CEO of Techtonic, where he guides organizations through digital transformation to become digital and data leaders and generate business results. Ryan has over 25 years of leadership and effective execution experience across digital transformation, corporate strategy, global operations, startups and corporate boards.

He is the author of numerous articles on digital transformation and corporate strategy and has served as an advisor to Fortune 500 companies, governments, technology startups and non-profits. Ryan is a member of the Board of Directors of Nortech Systems, the advisory board of CarLabs AI, and previously served on two advisory boards with the Aspen Institute. He is a sought-after speaker and teacher on digital transformation and growth strategy writ large, including leading executive education on the topic for the National Association of Corporate Directors,  G100, Columbia University Business School, Duke Corporate Education, and London Business School. Ryan earned his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, has worked in over 40 countries and is fluent in English and French.

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