Digital transformation navigating adversity and disruption

In episode 29 of Nurole's 'Enter the Boardoom' podcast, CEO Oliver Cummings is joined by John Fallon, former CEO of global education publisher, Pearson.

Digital disruption shook the education industry to its core. As CEO of Pearson, John Fallon was at the heart of this upheaval. John joins Nurole CEO, Oliver Cummings, to discuss the board’s pivotal role during Pearson’s transformation.

Dive into discussions on how boards help: reshape established cultures (1:03), marry disruption with alignment (5:35), build trust with top executives (11:21), gauge team alignment (14:03), leverage data to manage change (17:01), ensure oversight without stifling leadership (20:09), craft robust go-to-market strategies (23:03), manage the repercussions of profit warnings (27:41), and navigate the risks associated with focus (30:03). Tune in for a masterclass in board leadership and change management.


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