Dr. Altman’s research focuses on strategy, innovation, platforms, ecosystems and the future of work. Her work has been published in the Harvard Business Review (HBR), the MIT Sloan Journal of Management, the Annals of the Management Academy, Advances in Strategic Management, the Journal of Management Research, and many other places. She was shortlisted for the “Thinkers50 Outstanding Achievement Award for Disruptive Ideas” for research into ecosystems in businesses and organizations. Her 2017 HBR article on the transition from product to platform was honored for inclusion in three books in the “HBR 10 Must-Read” series. Prior to academia, Altman was a vice president at Motorola. She holds a doctorate in business administration from Harvard Business School, a master of science degree in mechanical engineering and management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Cornell University.
Steven Hatfield, Principal, Workforce Transformation, Deloitte Consulting
Steven Hatfield is the Principal of Deloitte Consulting and the Company’s Global Leader of the Future of Work. He has more than 20 years of experience advising Global Organizations on Strategy, Innovation, Organization, People, Culture and Change issues.
He has advised business leaders on a multitude of initiatives including enabling Strategy, identifying Preferred Futures, addressing Workforce trends, implementing Agile Operational Models and more. agile and agile, and cultural transformation driven by growth, innovation, and agility.
Steve has considerable experience in addressing ongoing trends affecting the future of work, the workforce, and the workplace. Typically, this involvement includes Strategy Development, Innovation Capacity Building, Executive Meeting Design & Facilitation, People and Workforce Strategy Development, and Design & Implementation. Mass Change Program. He draws on his in-depth skills in Facilitation, Design Thinking, Organizational Behavior, Team Process and Supporting Culture to create groundbreaking customer experiences.
He is a frequent speaker and author on The Future of Work and is currently on Deloitte’s leadership team, shaping market research and dialogue on workforce trends and issues. and future workplace.
Steve holds a Master’s degree in Social Development & Change from Johns Hopkins and an MBA from Wharton.
Allison Ryder, Senior Project Editor, MIT Sloan Management Review
Allison Ryder designs, implements, and manages media strategies to help people and organizations share ideas, build brands, and grow businesses. She is a senior project editor at the MIT Sloan Management Review, where she oversaw content development and client relations for the Big Ideas initiative and produced the popular artificial intelligence podcast Me, Myself and AI. Allison previously worked in marketing communications at design consulting firm Continuum and product development at Harvard Business Publishing.