Register for Strategy Mavericks

July 25th, 2024

Strategy Mavericks: Disrupting Traditional Approaches to Business Strategy


Join us for a panel discussion that challenges the way strategy is done.  For the first time, a panel of well-known global strategy experts dissect the traditional strategy approach,   hosted by Lisa Carlin, Director of FutureBuilders Group. All panelists have different views and perspectives, so expect a lively, controversial and stimulating discussion.


This free Zoom is on Thursday, July 25, 2024, 10am GMT London, 5am EST in New York, 7pm AEST in Sydney.    Register below.

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Will Bachman, Founder of Umbrex and author of The Chief Strategy Officer Handbook. He will discuss how strategy executives increasingly expect consultants to integrate with internal teams, transfer skills, and drive implementation.  


Rob McLean – Author, PE investor, Philanthropist and Director Emeritus of McKinsey. Rob believes a new approach is needed for strategy under uncertainty. 


Alex MH Smith - Breakthrough Strategist and Author.  Alex believes that the world of strategy has a “serious BS problem”, and he has over 70k followers on LinkedIn who seem to love him and agree with him. 


Chaired by Lisa Carlin - Strategy Execution Specialist.  Lisa believes traditional strategy development alienates staff, which makes implementation harder.   She is known for chairing stimulating and lively conversations that encourage audience participation.


Sponsored by Women on Boards.




Will Bachman, Founder of Umbrex, a global community of over  5,000 independent management consultants. Umbrex hosts 100+ events per year and helps connect its members to project opportunities. Will hosts the popular podcast “Unleashed – How to Thrive as an Independent Professional,” (over 585 episodes), and sends a free consulting resource to 70k subscribers each week. He's published 10 consulting-related e-books on Amazon.


Rob McLean is an author, PE investor and philanthropist. He is a co- author with Charles Conn of best seller Bulletproof Problem Solving and The Imperfectionists, and published in the Harvard Business Review.  Rob is a Director Emeritus of McKinsey where he led the Australian and New Zealand practice. He is a former Dean of the Australian Graduate School of Management. He holds an Honorary Doctorate of Business from the University of New South Wales and is a Member of the Order of Australia. 


Alex MH Smith - Breakthrough Strategist for consumer brands, Author of No Bullsh*t Strategy, and the Hidden Path newsletter.  Major influencer on LinkedIn. 


Lisa Carlin is a Strategy Execution Specialist, specializing in accelerating strategic projects.  She has pioneered a Culture-Friendly approach which she has used to deliver over 50 strategic programs. Her early career was with McKinsey and Accenture. In 1999, she started her own business, working with prestigious global organizations and B2B Tech.    Lisa is Founder of the Turbocharge Membership for business leaders to master the art of strategic projects and change.  She is the author of globally acclaimed Turbocharge Weekly, which has over 7,000 subscribers.