Future of Work Thought Leader and Influencer Karl Smith
Future of Work Thought Leader and Influencer Karl Smith by Thinkers360
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In the March 2021 the Co Host of Agile World show Karl Smith is named as the 4th most influential thought leader globally on the subject of the Future of Work.
“It pretty much my main consultancy these days where I use my engineering and design skills to facilitate agile transformations and digital transformations towards new ways of working” says Karl Smith
Karl Smith is currently the leading Global Thought Leader and Influencer on Agile on Thinkers360. Karl Smith is an Executive Advisory, Strategy & Implementation, New Ways of Working and Agile Transformation ROI, FBCS, Author of a short guide to Agile Transformation, Global Top 10 B2B Thought Leader and Influencer
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He has been a consultant and innovator in Business Transformation and Human Centred Design since 1989 and in Agile since 2004 involved in supporting both business and technology in the adoption of Customer Centricity and Agility. His recent focus has been on combining HCD and Agile in Enterprise Agile Portfolio management as an extension of SAFe. This was delivered in the NatWest Group from Business through to IT, Retail Banking and Commercial Banking Transformation with 88,000 staff. Working with the programme sponsor in the central team (4 later becoming 12) he led the strategy and delivery of Customer Journey based Target Operating Models (as Domains and Centres of Excellence), TOM and ITOM focused on Idea to Value (value slicing) for outcome based Transformations. He has been instrumental in many digital firsts including, social media mashups, PropTech, EdTech, GovTech and FinTech to name a few.
Karl Smith is a Fellow of the British Computer Society FBCS, a member by invitation of BCS ELITE the CIO & CTO group and European CIO Association and has supported various Westminster Parliamentary Groups since 2003.
He is a polymath combining, design, engineering, science, business opportunism and the humanities into his work. He works on global programs and hold both a UK passport and an EU passport through dual nationality.
He has a track record since 1989 of designing, launching and delivering global and national new business models, organisational designs, professional services, capabilities and client services working with VC, consulting companies or hired direct by clients.
Working with legacy or greenfield contexts he turns them into successful ecosystems, engagements, revenue generating offerings though a Business Agility, Organisational Design (Agility), Lean-Agile Leadership and Human Centred (UX and CX strategy) Design.
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