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Didier Bonnet

Senior VP and Global Practice Leader at Capgemini Consulting


Dr. Didier Bonnet is a Senior Vice President and Global Practice Leader at Capgemini Consulting. He also acts as the Executive Sponsor for Capgemini's Digital Transformation offering, a key strategic initiative including a five-year joint research collaboration with the MIT Center for Digital Business at the Sloan School.

Prior to this, Didier was the Global Leader of the Telecom, Media & Entertainment practice at Capgemini Consulting for 15 years. He has more than 25 years' experience in strategy development, globalization, internet & digital economics as well as in business transformation for large multinational corporations.

Didier has written numerous articles and is frequently quoted in the press, including the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and The Economist. He also regularly provides commentary for broadcasters such as the BBC, CNN, Reuters and CNBC. Didier graduated in business economics from a French “Grandes Ecoles” and earned his Doctorate from New College, University of Oxford. He is based in London.

Didier is co-author of the forthcoming book: Leading Digital: Turning Technology into Business Transformation, which will be published by Harvard Business Review Press in the Fall of 2014. Leading Digital makes the provocative argument that the next phase of digital technology adoption will make everything that’s happened so far look like a prelude. Based on researching over 400 global corporations, Leading Digital presents the DNA of Digital Masters, those companies that have mastered digital transformation to gain strategic advantage.
Where and how to invest in digital; and how to lead the transformation?

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The Great Digital Transformation

Technology has tremendous potential to be the engine of increasing human, organizational, and economic prosperity. However, digital technology is not the true story. Digital transformation is. Fulfilling technology’s potential will require leaders to recreate the way their institutions operate in a world of digital ubiquity. So, are large corporations ready to face the challenge?

In this session, Capgemini Consulting’s Global Head of Digital Transformation and coauthor of upcoming title Leading Digital, Didier Bonnet will highlight how large companies in traditional industries—from finance to manufacturing to pharmaceuticals—are using digital to create value and gain strategic advantage. This session is a must-attend if you want to help your organization thrive in the new, digitally powered, global economy.