Henrik von Scheel

Henrik von Scheel

Henrik von Scheel is regarded as one of the most influential thinkers on strategy with focus on growth + innovation and is a sought-after speaker. Listed by Financial Times as one of the most influential business thinkers on strategy and management concepts and corporate practices. He was awarded the “NEXT 100 Top Influencers of the European Digital Industry in 2012" among the most important Europeans shaping our digital future. Best known as one of the founding fathers of Europe’s digital agenda 2020 and Industry 4.0. He has played a significant role to define Germany's digital agenda in 09, which was adopted by the European Commission in 2010 as part of the Europe 2020. He digital agenda evolved into the fourth industrial revolution. Through his academic research, publications and efforts with standard bodies (ISO, IEEE, OMG, CEN, NIST, LEADing Practice, NATO, UN, W3C) he has defined concepts and practices in business management and strategy execution that have evolved the mainstream thinking of what is being taught by academia and applied by organizations today. He is accredited for his contribution of having identified the repeatable patterns of the outperformers, early adopters, & industry adopters and hyper-growth organization over the past 30 years i.e. best practices, industry practices, leading practices, emerging & disruptive trends adoptions patterns. Most notable are the emerging & disruptive trends, competitive advantage lifecycle, six business models, operating model notations and complexity simplification. Henrik is the CEO of LEADing Practice and serves as board member at Google EMEA, Gazprom, Global University Alliance and Capital Investment Partners.

Affiliations and Expertise

CEO, LEADing Practice ApS, Denmark