Lawrence Wilkinson

Businessperson, Organization founder


Who is Lawrence Wilkinson?

Lawrence Wilkinson is Chairman of Heminge Condell, a strategic advisory and investment firm, and Co-Founder of Global Business Network (GBN), where he helped pioneer the use of the scenario planning technique, now widely used by organizations in their strategic planning.

Wilkinson has authored and edited numerous publications and Harvard Business School case studies ranging from Public Broadcasting in the U.S. (Harvard Business School Press) to The Cambridge Milton Cambridge University Press. He is the author of "How To Build Scenarios" (Wired, 1995). He has produced and executive-produced numerous television programs, multimedia titles, and feature films, including Crumb (Sony Pictures Classics).

He also has contributed regularly to general and business

periodicals and national television, cable, and radio business news

programs, including Wired, Backstage, Business Times, Nightly Business Report, and The Wall Street Journal Report. His articles and essays have been anthologized in a number of collections, most recently in Strategy Bites Back (edited by Henry Mintzberg, et al., Pearson/Prentice-Hall, 2005). He has served as a McKinsey Prize judge.

Wilkinson is an adviser to and director of a number of companies that he helped start, including Oxygen Media, Ealing Studios, Design With Reach, Mercantila, and Lieberman Productions. He is a member of the Board of Visitors of Davidson College,

and is on the Boards of The Pacific News Service, New American Media,

Public Radio International, Public Interactive, The Institute for the

Future, and Common Sense Media.Source: Wikipedia

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on July 23, 2013


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