Howard Yu

Professor, Author, Keynote Speaker

LEGO Professor of Management and Innovation at IMD Business School

Professor Howard Yu, author of LEAP

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Here’s What Boeing 777’s Engine Problem Teaches Us

Mar 02, 2021

Here’s What Boeing 777’s Engine Problem Teaches Us

Boeing is in the hot seat again. Its 777 airliner made an emergency landing in Moscow last Friday after the pilot saw an engine problem. This came less than a…

Animated Infographics: The Epic Quest by Visa and Mastercard To Become Future Ready

Feb 26, 2021

Animated Infographics: The Epic Quest by Visa and Mastercard To Become Future Ready

Fintech is all the rage. And the big accelerant for this has been the pandemic. When people shop at home, mobile payments take off. When people stop visiting banks, they…

How Radical Transparency Powers the World’s Largest All-Remote Company

Feb 22, 2021

How Radical Transparency Powers the World’s Largest All-Remote Company

Most of us are working remotely these days. Many of us will continue to do so permanently. Companies like Spotify, VMware, and Fujitsu have made “remote first” their workplace policy…

Two Charts That Show How China Is Using Digital Currency

Feb 18, 2021

Two Charts That Show How China Is Using Digital Currency

This past week, people celebrated the Chinese New Year. Some 50,000 Beijing residents received digital pocket money from the government. Each one got 200 yuan ($31) in a virtual “red…

Remote Work Is Better For Some: Spotify And Apple Show Us Why

Feb 15, 2021

Remote Work Is Better For Some: Spotify And Apple Show Us Why

Spotify announced on Friday last week that it would be embracing remote work completely. It decided, after the COVID-19 lockdowns end, employees can choose to be in the office full-time,…