Executive Growth Forums 2017-11-15T12:33:06+00:00

Digital Executive Growth Forum

With the rapid growth of new technologies, global buying patterns and sharing economy business models, traditional businesses are faced with a paradigm shift that can best be compared to the transition from farming to the industrial age. As predicted by IDC in 2015, by 2018, 30% of the top companies in all industries will be overtaken by a ‘new market competitor’.

For many business leaders, the business transformation required for success in the digital world can be daunting. Next Step’s Executive Growth Program provides business executives and their organizations with resources to facilitate their transition into the digital age.

Through quarterly meetings, 2 ½ hours in length, CEOs, COOs, Business Leaders and Digital Transformation Officers in related industries meet to learn, share and identify opportunities to collaborate. Discussion topics include:

  • Keys to successfully piloting a digital service – while managing existing business
  • Best practices for organization of digital teams/initiatives – whats working with centralized autonomous teams vs decentralized or spin-off structure
  • Techniques and locations/tools to best attract and develop digital native talent in an incumbent business
  • Where and how AI can best be implemented and utilized in a B2B situation
  • Data ownership, security, and value – in world of GDPR and global competitiveness
  • Ways to identify and test the right digital business model and pricing structure

A specific theme and agenda are defined (based on member input) for each Forum Session and relevant guest speakers/experts are invited to participate and share experience, ideas, and innovations. Forum Sessions are hosted by member company ora central location provided by Next Step.

Key Benefits:

  • Unique opportunity to share challenges and ideas with peers in a trusted environment (what is said in the room stays in the room)
  • Benchmarking and collaboration with similar organizations on innovation, digitalization, business transformation, organizational change and global competitiveness
  • Global access to a broad eco-system of well-qualified resources, digitalization experts, talent, entrepreneurs and potential corporate alliance partners
  • Information sharing, recaps of related conferences, innovations, research, and trends

In the Words of Members:

“There are many events in which you can hear about WHY your company should transform, this is unique chance to learn how to do so effectively.”

Unlike other programs, the Next Step Executive Growth Program provides me with an opportunity to openly share ideas and gain input from my peers in a trusted, well-facilitated environment.”

“The insight and relationships I have gained through the Digital Executive Growth Forums are highly valuable to me and my organization and are already leading to a unique collaborative development opportunity.”


Participation is by invitation only. If you are interested, please contact Jennifer Vessels – [email protected] or via phone (1) 650 361 1902 or (47) 90230982.