Roger Martin

World’s #1 Management Thinker Awarded by Thinkers50 and Professor Emeritus at Rotman School of Management


Habits underpin your company and many has been interrupted by the COVID pandemic. That is both a threat and an opportunity that must be taken seriously. That means that the one of the biggest assets of any company — if not the biggest — is the habit of its customer base to use its product/service. In a time of disruption, such as COVID-19, it is paramount to confirm the habits of your customers and create new ones for prospects. Roger Martin will join us to teach you just that. 


Roger is named as the World’s #1 management thinker by Thinkers50 and acknowledged as one of the most influential business professors in the world. He is a trusted strategy advisor to the CEOs of companies worldwide including Procter & Gamble, Lego, and Ford.

As a Professor Emeritus at the Rotman School of Management at University of Toronto, where he served as Dean from 1998-2013. In 2013, he was named global Dean of the Year by Poets & Quants.  

His research is within the topics of Strategy, Democratic Capitalism, Integrative Thinking, Design of Business, Incentives & Governance, and Social Innovation. He has written 12 books, with the latest being ‘When More is Not Better: Overcoming America’s Obsession with Economic Efficiency’. In addition, he has written 29 Harvard Business Review articles. 

Roger received his BA from Harvard College, with a concentration in Economics, in 1979 and his MBA from the Harvard Business School in 1981. He lives in South Florida with his wife, Marie-Louise Skafte.


Next Presidents Summit

November 8-9th 2021, Copenhagen