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Platform Innovation Masterclass

In-depth, expert led training on the practicalities of investing in, creating and incorporating platform based business models into existing enterprises.

Thursday 19 September 2019

Key reasons to attend

Who should attend?
  • C-Level executives and their supporting VPs
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Start-ups
  • Corporate intrapreneurs
  • Innovator
  • Investors
  • Advisors
  • Attendees of the Platform Economy Summit Europe
What will you learn?
  • How and why platforms outperform other business models
  • How to plan a platform strategy
  • How to design and implement a platform business
  • The role of blockchain and other new tech in enabling new types of platforms and ecosystems
  • Best case studies of platforms in action
Why attend?
  • Accelerate your knowledge of how to implement a platform strategy and business model
  • Learn new methods and tools to help you design, validate and ignite a platform
  • Network with other people who are on the same journey
  • Benefit from interactive group work to fully internalise the concepts

Your trainer and lead facilitator:


Simon Torrance – Author/Presenter, New Growth Playbook

Simon is one of the world's leading experts on business model transformation and platform strategy and execution. He is Managing Director of FoundersLane, a corporate venture builder; a member of the World Economic Forum's digital platforms and ecosystems executive working group; presenter of the New Growth Playbook and co-author of the upcoming book 'Fightback - how traditional corporates can beat the digital disruptors at their own game'. He currently spends the majority of his time implementing platform ventures with incumbent corporates.

Co-facilitator


Matthias Walter, Founder, Platform Innovation Kit

Matthias is a keynote speaker, trainer and senior platform innovation expert, with over 15 years of experience in building digital businesses with a focus on B2B platforms and high-tech companies.

Co-facilitator


Sabrina Guzman, Managing Partner, Platform Innovation Kit

Sabrina is a platform innovation expert with more that 8 years of experience in building network based digital businesses with a focus on B2C platforms. She has been involved in the creation and launch of a Fin-tech and IoT platform, a recruitment marketplace and a readers community with more than 2 million users.

New growth playbook

Helping you prepare for the summit

The New Growth Playbook™ is a new online video-based learning programme for senior executives and their teams on the role of platforms in enabling business model transformation. New holistic framework, in-depth case studies, and actionable next step checklists. Ideal as a 'warm up' for the Summit, or for colleagues who can't attend.