Interview Of The Week

Interview Of The Week: Peter C. Evans, Platform Strategy Expert

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Article Summary:

Who: Peter C. Evans is the Managing Partner at the Platform Strategy Institute. He has over 20 years of experience leading teams in identifying, framing and communicating high-priority marketplace trends and disruptions that support business planning and investment prioritization. He previously held senior strategy, innovation and market intelligence roles at large global enterprises, including General Electric, KPMG and HIS/CERA.

Topic: Preparing the next generation of platform leaders
Quote: “Whether a company chooses poaching, better recruitment, platform-specific leadership training, or, more likely, some combination of all three, to be successful platform leadership development must be broad enough so that it builds platform competency across the entire leadership team.”

About the author

Jennifer L. Schenker

Jennifer L. Schenker, an award-winning journalist, has been covering the global tech industry from Europe since 1985, working full-time, at various points in her career for the Wall Street Journal Europe, Time Magazine, International Herald Tribune, Red Herring and BusinessWeek. She is currently the editor-in-chief of The Innovator, an English-language global publication about the digital transformation of business. Jennifer was voted one of the 50 most inspiring women in technology in Europe in 2015 and 2016 and was named by Forbes Magazine in 2018 as one of the 30 women leaders disrupting tech in France. She has been a World Economic Forum Tech Pioneers judge for 20 years. She lives in Paris and has dual U.S. and French citizenship.