The Knut Haanaes talk about business strategy shares two reasons companies fail and how to avoid them. The business strategist currently works as Senior Partner and Managing Director for the Geneva branch of the Boston Consulting Group. Based in Switzerland, the management consulting executive previously worked as the Office Administrator for BCG Oslo and Global Leader of BCG's Strategy Practice, and before that as the Executive Director of The Research Council of Norway and Associate Professor of business strategy at the Norwegian Business School. The speaker earned an MSc in economics from the Norwegian School of Economics and a PhD from Copenhagen Business School.
Along with BCG colleagues, he published the book 'Your Strategy Needs a Strategy' in 2015.