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When Execution Isn’t Enough 

By Claudio Feser MBA’91D

About the Author

Claudio Feser is a Senior Partner in the Zurich office of McKinsey & Company. He is a member of McKinsey's Board, and the leader of McKinsey Academy, a practice of the Firm that focuses on helping organizations develop leaders. He is also the author of the book Serial Innovators: Firms that Change the World, published by Wiley in 2011.



About the Author

David Guillebaud is a senior advisor to CEOs and top management teams on strategy and transformation issues, especially on digital disruption. He challenges executive teams to seriously address the scope, scale, reach and pace of disruptive change, particularly from digital technologies. David’s rich mix of business experience gives him empathy with the predicament in which large, established enterprises find themselves.

With a strong interest in Africa and economic development, David is chairman of Great Lakes Outreach, which works with Christian leaders in the Great Lakes region of Central Africa. He lives in France.




Minter Dial is founder and President of The Myndset Company, a boutique agency providing specialised services on Branding and Digital Strategy. Renowned international speaker and prior member of the Worldwide Executive Committee of L'Oreal Professional Products Division, where he worked for 16 years in 4 countries, Minter creates bespoke executive programs designed to activate the brand and digital strategy. He is non-executive Board Director of Lastminute.com Group and ECV Paris. He is also an author and filmmaker, having completed a WWII documentary to be aired on November 11, 2016 in the USA (PBS), and in Australia and NZ (History Channel). Watch the official trailer



About the Author

Robin Barone is the founder of Diplomat Books, a platform dedicated to teaching children about the world trough adventure travel in a fun, colorful and creative manner. As an avid traveler, she recognises travel as a powerful motivator to develop and encourage curiosity in young minds. Her business concept was nurtured during and after INSEAD under the guidance of the late Prof Patrick Turner who helped her establish the vision of becoming “the Lonely Planet for 5 year olds”.


by S.T.Evensen, MBA’71

About the Author

S.T. Evensen has written 5 books in English between 2005 and 2016 – on transparent and 
deliberative pluralism benefiting ethics and enterprise in the real economy – and therefore 
the atomist ( = the individual without influence alone). 

His platform as an author is that of a Trustee/Fiduciary - and his role is that of a Director from the Outside. The writing of the books are based on continued studies and experiences in the fields of innovation, strategy and owner-governance in order to write Cases for dialogue – and to spur ethics and enterprise.  

God's wolf

By jeffrey lee, MBA'99J

About the Author

Jeffrey Lee worked as a TV journalist before INSEAD, reporting and producing news and current affairs in more than 30 countries.Since INSEAD he has launched and/or run 5 new media companies, specialising in digital content and advertising technologies. He is currently director of Tam Tam Media, a digital consultancy, and of Userfarm, the world’s leading crowdsourced video business.

Jeffrey has a degree in Arabic and Islamic History from Balliol College, Oxford, and a diploma in Arabic language from Alexandria University in Egypt. God’s Wolf, a controversial and original view of the crusades is his first non-fiction book. 


A Sorte Somos Nós

By Clementina Ferreira Da Silva, MBA'01J

About the Author

Clementina has worked in several countries for multinational companies in executive roles and as a board member. In her last corporate role, she was Head of the Family Office for the iconic trio that controls 3G Capital and some global companies such as AB InBev, Burger King and Kraft Heinz.

Since 2013, she is the managing partner at c2-ventures, an investment management firm. Clementina has a degree in engineering and an MBA from INSEAD. 

Digital Stractics

By Chris Outram, MBA'77

About the Author

Chris Outram is Founder and Chairman of OC&C, a leading strategy consultancy. He has been a strategy consultant for more than 30 years. In that time he has consulted to a multitude of corporations around the world in many industry sectors. OC&C conducts strategy assignments designed to enhance their client's commercial success in a value creating and sustainable way.

Prior to his career in Strategy Consulting, Chris honed his managerial skills with firms such as The Mobil Oil Co and Air Products. Chris graduated from Birmingham University with a Double First in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Economics and was awarded an MBA with Distinction from INSEAD.   

The Giving Way to Happiness

By Jenny Santi, MBA'07J

We often focus on how our gifts can help those in need. But the act of giving actually improves our own lives as well. In The Giving Way to Happiness, Jenny Santi overturns conventional thinking about what it takes to be happy by revealing how giving to others - be it money, expertise, time, or love – has helped people from all walks of life find purpose and joy.

About the Author

Jenny Santi was born and raised in Manila in the Philippines; has lived in London, the French Loire Valley and Singapore, and is now based in New York. Santi is a philanthropy advisor to some of the world's most generous philanthropists and celebrity activists, and for five years beginning at only 28, was the Head of Philanthropy Services (Southeast Asia) for the world's largest wealth manager.

Asian Brand Strategy 

By Martin Roll, MBA'99D 

About the Author

Martin Roll delivers the combined value of an experienced global business strategist, senior advisor and facilitator to Fortune 500 companies, Asian firms and family-owned businesses on how to build and manage strong, global brands as well as leadership of high-performing, marketing-oriented businesses.

Martin Roll is very experienced in engaging and advising clients at all management levels from business owners and C-suite leaders to functional staff across multiple industries and cultures. Martin Roll is a Senior Advisor to McKinsey & Company.

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