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Gordon Hewitt CBE, FRSE

Gordon Hewitt CBE, FRSE

"Best Global Educator", one of the world's leading authorities on business strategy

Dr Gordon Hewitt is one of the world’s top business school professors, with a truly global reputation for his leading edge thinking about how companies can out-perform in today’s highly dynamic and complex business system. He has been a Visiting Distinguished Professor at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan where he formed a powerful partnership with the late CK Prahalad. Gordon is widely acknowledged as one of the world’s leading authorities on “competitive disruption” and “game changing strategy”. In his native city of Glasgow he was appointed Honorary Professor of Strategy at the Adam Smith Business School in the University of Glasgow.

As a consultant, he has extensive experience for over 25 years of working at CEO and Board level with many major corporations. He has been involved in business strategy advice and top leadership development programmes for corporations such as Pfizer, Time Warner, PwC, Zurich Financial, IBM, Sony, Honeywell, Shell, Verizon, Adobe, Diageo, Bosch, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Post/DHL, and Humana.

To learn more about Gordon, listen to his podcast here

Gordon is widely acknowledged as one of the world’s leading authorities on competitive disruption, and the challenge facing business leaders of competing and creating value in dynamic, complex markets. Recently he chaired meetings of European and American CEOs and Board Directors to discuss the future of corporate strategy and corporate governance. In the last year he has been a keynote speaker on these topics at major business conferences in the USA, Europe, Singapore, Indonesia, and Brazil.

Born and educated in Glasgow, Gordon now works extensively throughout the USA, Asia and Europe. His principal home in still in Scotland, and he has been a member of the International Advisory Board of Scottish Enterprise. He also served as Chairman of Court, the Governing Board, at the University of Abertay Dundee from 2003 to 2010, and was a Global Business Adviser to Scotland’s First Minister.

Gordon was given the 2007 International Distinguished Faculty Award for Best Global Educator by the Institute of Management Studies whose members comprise leading academics and consultants worldwide. His many academic awards include the title of Honorary Professor at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Glasgow, where he started his career. Gordon also holds the title of Distinguished Professor of Corporate Strategy at Duke Corporate Education.

Gordon Hewitt was awarded the title of CBE (Commander of the British Empire) for services to international business in the Queen’s 2007 New Year’s Honours List. He has also been elected to Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland’s national academy of science and letters. Gordon is a former Scottish international amateur golfer, and supports charities for the theatre and journalism professions.

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Creating Innovative Strategy

Creating Value

Corporate Governance

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Executive Leadership

The Dynamics of Change

"It's been almost a year since you spoke to Ken Werner's group at Warner Bros. Domestic TV Distribution. I wanted to let you know that you had a profound impact on me and my department. We were experiencing some fundamental shifts as is related to what the company expected from its Media Research Department. You presented one slide that made all the difference for us. It was the slide that showed the need to move from "Data/Information" to Insight/Intelligence.

Warner Bros. Media Research & Insights

What an amazing day! Thanks to ‘the master’ Dr Gordon Hewitt CBE, FRSE for his thought provoking inspiration and our fabulous teammates for being open-minded and really bringing the session to life

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Great coaches make people achieve more than they thought possible. I have worked with Gordon Hewitt for over 20 years and as he coaches the business brains for your executive team they will identify real dangers as well as opportunities for your business.

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