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Contributors

PARAG KHANNA

Parag Khanna is a leading global strategy advisor, world traveller and best-selling author. He is founder and managing partner of FutureMap, a strategic advisory firm. Appearing on Esquire’s ‘75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century’ list, Khanna is a young global leader with the World Economic Forum and author of six books, including The Future is Asian: Commerce, Conflict & Culture in the 21st Century (2019).

MEGAN YUAN

Megan Yuan joined the Merck Sharp and Dohme communications team in Shanghai in 2013 after spending two years in government affairs in Washington, DC. She gained experience in marketing and clinical development in a broad portfolio on the General Management Acceleration Program in 2016-2017 and now leads on constructing balanced policy dialogues in cancer care. Yuan received her Master’s from the University of Chicago. Dialogue Q4 2019

MAARTEN ASSER

Maarten Asser is a renowned organizational change and leadership development consultant and coach, and a strong proponent of corporate collective intelligence, globalization and integration. A former intellectual property lawyer, Asser co-authored The Global M&A Tango: How to Reconcile Cultural Differences in Mergers, Acquisitions and Strategic, with Fons Trompenaars (2010).

KATE SWEETMAN

Kate Sweetman is founding principal and chief client officer of the Sweetman Cragun Group. A former editor of Harvard Business Review, with an MBA from Harvard Business School and several years’ experience working in Malaysia, Sweetman has twice been shortlisted for the Thinkers50 list of the most influential management thinkers in the world. She was co-author of The Leadership Code (2009) with Dave Ulrich and Norm Smallwood.

RITA GUNTHER MCGRATH

Dialogue’s new strategy columnist is a world-leading expert on innovation and growth during uncertain times. McGrath is a professor at Columbia Business School and has been ranked #1 for strategy by Thinkers50. She is author of The End of Competitive Advantage and Seeing Around Corners, out September 2019, and will teach on Duke Corporate Education’s new Building Strategic Agility programme.

SHANE CRAGUN

Shane Cragun is founding principal and chief executive officer of the Sweetman Cragun Group. Specializing in the digital age and how both individuals and organizations can win in tumultuous times, Cragun is co-author, with Kate Sweetman, of Reinvention: Accelerating Results in the Age of Disruption. He is a fellow of the European Leadership University, and mentor to international fellows at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Legatum Center.

Profile for LID Business Media

Dialogue Q4 2019  

Today’s global economy is shaped more by businesses than by nation states: by the goods and services they provide, the networks and supply c...

Dialogue Q4 2019  

Today’s global economy is shaped more by businesses than by nation states: by the goods and services they provide, the networks and supply c...