2018 LBS Live
A day to reflect, refocus, reimagine, experience and experiment

About the event

Join us at this year's LBS Live on Thursday 22 November, to get a sneak peek behind our transformative Executive Education learning experience.




Last year’s event was attended by over 200 professionals in search of cutting-edge insights to keep them and their organisations ultra-competitive in today’s dynamic business environment.


You can read more about last year’s event here and look at the photos here

What to expect

We are planning a packed agenda full of insights from our thought leaders and experts. With up to five sessions running at one time, you will be spoilt for choice.


  • REFLECT on you and your organisation’s approach with fresh insights and alternative perspectives from our thought leaders

  • REFOCUS on your personal and organisational strategy and learn how to build your expertise to maximise your impact

  • REIMAGINE new heights with a snapshot of the latest thinking on the ever-changing global business landscape

  • EXPERIENCE the innovative methods used by LBS’s experts to embed truly transformative learning first-hand

  • EXPERIMENT with some of the latest designed tools and techniques to boost your personal and organisational competitiveness


Here’s what a few our guests from 2017 LBS Live had to say: 

'Excellent showcase - great content, great networking, great hospitality. I have a good understanding of your offer.'

'An excellent introduction to the range of executive education and quality of the faculty at LBS.'

'Left feeling really inspired! Good networking opportunity'


Click here for last year’s programme

Programme information

Sessions on the day will cover a wide range of topics – from leadership and innovation, to digital disruption and finance, and much more. 


Confirmed speakers include:






















Event Agenda

08:30 Registration and refreshments


09:15 Welcome


Julian Birkinshaw, Deputy Dean Executive Education; Professor of Strategy & Entrepreneurship; and Executive Director of the Institute of Innovation & Entrepreneurship


09:30 Sessions


  • Reflect: Influence and persuasion - Gillian Ku
  • Refocus: Curious and creative work cultures - Dan Cable
  • Reimagine: Creating the teams of the future - Randall Peterson
  • Experience: The ultimate guide to peak personal performance - Jeff Archer
  • Experiment: Leader as a performer -  Sue Henry


10:30 Break


11:15 Sessions


  • Reflect: Decision making and judgement - Sir Andrew Likierman
  • Refocus: Using insights from behavioural economics to enhance consumer experience - David Faro
  • Reimagine: FinTech and the future of finance - Chris Higson Narayan Naik and Michael Davies
  • Experience: Mindfulness and meditation for executives - Peter Danby
  • Experiment: Speed coaching for executives - Graeme Summers and Kate Ng


12:15 Lunch & Networking


13:30 Sessions


  • Reflect: Demystifying the numbers - Irem Tuna
  • Refocus: The era of sustainable business - Ioannis Ioannou
  • Reimagine: Becoming Digital Explorers - Michael Davies
  • Experience: An artistic perspective on business - Peter Moolan Feroze
  • Experiment: Laughing in the face of fear - The Maydays


14:30 Break


15:15 Closing Sessions


  • Reimagine: Leadership skills for the digital age - Julian Birkinshaw
  • Experiment: Leader as a performer - Sue Henry


16:15 Networking reception


17:30 Close


*Please note that the programme may be subject to changes


Why attend?

There are many reasons for you to take a day out of the office and join us for this event. Here are five:


  • Take a guided, whistle-stop tour of cutting-edge ideas with our global faculty and practitioner guru

  • Dive into immersive experiences – from team building to creative expression and mindfulness to storytelling

  • Press pause on your strategy and test fresher, smarter, faster thinking in a psychologically safe place

  • Network with senior global professionals from a range of industries and sectors and engage in rich dialogue

  • Leave reinvigorated and return to work as the chief learning storyteller

Registration information

Invitations have been sent out, so keep an eye on your inbox. Register early to avoid disappointment, as places are limited.


If you'd like to register or have any questions, please contact the events team at LBSlive@london.edu

Contact us

This is an Invitation Only event. If you would like more information and details on how you can apply to attend, please contact the Events team at LBSLive@london.edu.

Programme Calendar

To see the full list of dates for our Executive Education portfolio of programmes please click on the link below

Go to calendar

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