Renowned Visionary John Hagel to Keynote PostalVision April 2018 Event

Reserve your seat NOW, because returning to PostalVision 2020’s center stage at its April 3-5, 2018, event will be renowned headline speaker John Hagel of Deloitte’s “Center for the Edge” Silicon Valley think-tank.

John previously appeared at PostalVision’s annual event in 2015, where he spoke about the premise of his book, “The Power of Pull,” and helped us comprehend the growing empowerment of the consumer and its influence on ecommerce delivery — which actually led to our addressing the concept in depth at the following year’s conference in 2016, that we themed “B2Me.”

John will be kicking off the PostalVision 2020/8.0 April 2018 event with his observations about the challenges of the new digital economy and his opinions about its influence on the postal ecosystem.  John has observed that “the rapid advance of technologies has outpaced the ability of many institutions to understand and take advantage of the new opportunities they enable, resulting in anxiety and discontent.” And as noted in a recent interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist and renowned author Tom Friedman, John also has a keen interest in the “growth of digital technology infrastructures and the increasing importance of richer knowledge flows on a global scale.”

“We are tremendously excited to have John Hagel back at PostalVision,” said PostalVision Founder and Chairman John Callan.  “John’s insight and the work being done by the Center for the Edge are a great fit with what PostalVision is trying to achieve,” Callan said, “and John’s willingness to return to PostalVision is testament to the reputation we have achieved in the larger postal-logistics-delivery ecosystem to engage industry leaders.”

Deloitte’s Center for the Edge develops original research and substantive perspectives on new corporate growth. Based in Silicon Valley, with teams in Europe and Australia, it helps senior executives make sense of and profit from emerging opportunities on the edge of business and technology.

Read more from John Hagel on his “Edge Perspectives” blog here, as well as his thoughts on “Navigating a Shifting Landscape.”

 

John Hagel Biography

John has spent over 35 years in Silicon Valley and has experience as a management consultant, entrepreneur, speaker and author. He is driven by a desire to help individuals and institutions around the world to increase their impact in a rapidly changing world.

In addition to his current role as leader of the Center for the Edge at Deloitte, he has worked with McKinsey & Co. and Boston Consulting Group. He also served as senior vice president of strategy at Atari, Inc., and is the founder of two Silicon Valley startups.

He currently occupies leadership roles at the World Economic Forum and the Santa Fe Institute.

He is the author of 7 books, including The Power of Pull, Net Gain, Net Worth, Out of the Box and The Only Sustainable Edge. He has won two awards from Harvard Business Review for best articles in that publication and has been recognized as an industry thought leader by a variety of publications and professional service firms. His personal blog is Edge Perspectives.

John holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University, a B.Phil. from Oxford University and a JD and MBA from Harvard University.  Read more about John at http://www.johnhagel.com/about/.

 

Another Reason to Attend PostalVision 2020 / 8.0

John Hagel joins the ever-growing list of announced speakers for PostalVision 2020/8.0 – just another of the many reasons to register for the event TODAY, while our lowest Early Bird discounts remain in effect (until December 15)!

Come for the new PostalPitch startup competition, or to hear Amazon’s Paul Misener or L2’s Cooper Smith talk about ecommerce growth, or to hear about new innovations in our global postal-logistics-delivery ecosystem, or for the soon-to-be-announced postal policy panel…so many reasons to attend!

Learn more about our theme and the 2018 event at http://www.postalvision2020.com/2018-annual-event/.

 

Early Bird Discount Extended to Dec. 15

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to see startups compete and be there for the winner to be awarded! Grab your registration TODAY for PostalVision 2020/8.0 while early bird discounts are in effect!  Prices will go up on December 15th  so grab the lowest price TODAY!

The event will be held April 3-5, 2018 (VIP reception kick off evening of April 3, 2018) just outside Washington, DC. at The Ritz Carlton Pentagon City.

Check out our web site for more information and Early Bird registration offers.

 

 

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