Clayton Christensen, the author of the ground-breaking book “The Innovator’s Dilemma,” died recently at the age of 67. Thanks in part to him, almost no one thinks that companies are future-proof anymore.
Call it the age of the mega merger. Across industries, some of the biggest companies are joining hands and creating even bigger companies.
Large corporations are under attack from every corner. A group of states are fighting the proposed acquisition of Sprint Corp. by T-Mobile US. The Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission are investigating tech giants including Facebook and Alphabet’s Google for antitrust violations. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is proposing breaking up the big tech companies.
Is the United States ready for “private techquity”? That’s the name a consulting company gave to the adoption of technology in private equity, including machine learning and data-heavy databases.
In this new episode of Looking Ahead, Jonathan Kanter, partner at the law firm Paul, Weiss in Washington, D.C., explores the notion that data is the new oil.
This episode of Looking Ahead navigates the current state of US and China business relations by exploring the perspectives of Anla Cheng, CEO & Founder of SupChina, and Clarence Kwan, Senior Partner at Sino-Century China Overseas Investment Partners, LLC.
Global trade wars are ramping up their damage to global economies, and it’s not just the tensions between the U.S. and China that are to blame.
In an August tweet, President Donald Trump said that, “our great American companies are hereby ordered to immediately start looking for an alternative to China,” adding that those companies would be better off without China. But despite all the rhetoric, American companies are hard pressed to ignore China’s 1.4 billion consumers.
Two companies in the limelight recently for awarding huge pay packages illustrate some of the problems with governance more than they illustrate problems with pay.