Noted International Business Consultant to Highlight Chicago UCEF Fundraiser

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Slywotzky

The 2017 Chicago fundraiser to support the Ukrainian Catholic University will feature noted international business consultant Adrian Slywotzky. Mr. Slywotzky is a frequent visiting professor at the university’s Lviv Business School. The event will be held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel the afternoon of Sunday October 29.

BIOGRAPHY

Adrian Slywotzky is a Partner of Oliver Wyman, a global leader in management consulting. Since 1979, he has consulted to Fortune 500 companies from a broad cross-section of industries, working extensively at the CEO and senior executive level for major corporations on issues related to new business development and creating new areas of value growth. The Times of London has named Mr. Slywotzky one of the top 50 business thinkers, Industry Week has named him one of the six most influential management thinkers, and the Harvard Business Review has included him in its “Thinkers50” listing of the world’s 50 most influential management gurus.

Mr. Slywotzky’s latest book, Demand: Creating What People Love Before They Know They Want It (Crown Business, 2011) was released October 4. He is also the author The Upside (2007), The Art of Profitability (2002), and Value Migration (1996). He is the co-author of The Profit Zone (1998), Profit Patterns (1999), How Digital Is Your Business? (2000), and How to Grow When Markets Don’t (2003). Business Week named The Profit Zone one of its Top 10 Business Books of 1998. The Upside was on the Financial Times list of Best Business Books of 2007.

Adrian and Tom Main co-authored “The Quiet Health-Care Revolution,” which appeared in The Atlantic in November 2011.  In 2012, they co-authored “The Volume-to-Value Revolution: Rebuilding the DNA of Health from the Patient In.”  In 2014, they followed up with “The Patient-to-Consumer Revolution.”

A frequent speaker on the changing face of business strategy and business design, Mr. Slywotzky has been featured at The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and has been a keynote speaker at a number of senior executive conferences, including the Microsoft CEO Summit, the Forbes, Fortune, and Business Week CEO Conferences, and CFO Magazine and Conference Board conferences. He has written for numerous leading publications including Harvard Business Review, Business Week, The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Fast Company, Business 2.0, the Boston Globe, Sloan Management Review, the Journal of Business Strategy, Harvard Management Update, Investor’s Business Daily, and Sales & Marketing Management.

Mr. Slywotzky holds degrees from Harvard College, Harvard Law School, and Harvard Business School.

 

 

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