Bringing digital to the boardroom – interview with ZDNet

 In digital, digital disruption, digital diversity, disruption

Andrew spoke with Tonya Hall from ZDNet in an interview about how the C-Suite needs to embrace digital.

In this wide-ranging interview, Andrew and Tonya discussed:


  • The difference between a futurist and a Practical Futurist
  • Bridging the divide between the two tribes – digital natives and senior management
  • The need for digital diversity on the board
  • How companies can disrupt themselves
  • The need for a “digital co-pilot” to translate for the board
  • How boards can understand if a CEO candidate is digital enough
  • How do develop a digital culture
  • Advice for younger professionals to engage with the c-suite
  • How to “influence the influencers”
  • Advice for board members on how to “get digital”

You can watch the full interview below:

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Based in London, Practical Futurist and former Global Managing Partner at IBM, Andrew Grill is a popular and sought-after presenter and commentator on issues around digital disruption, workplace of the future and new technologies such as blockchain. Andrew is a multiple TEDx and International Keynote Speaker.