Odgers Berndtson Announces Newly Formed Advisory Board
Odgers Berndtson, an executive search and organizational leadership firm, has announced the formation of a leadership advisory board to provide enhanced insights and knowledge on the trends and innovations reshaping industries and sectors served by the firm’s executive search consultants.
The initial advisory board members are Edward Mathias, a Managing Director and member of the board of directors at global asset management firm The Carlyle Group; General George W. Casey (USA, Retired) and technology and digital strategist Barry Libert. Additional members will be named over the course of the year.
"Diversity of senior advisory experience is critical to the success of all companies, and we want to practice what we preach," said Steve Potter, Managing Partner for Odgers Berndtson's US operations. "George, Barry, and Ed are among the most accomplished and respected people in their professional areas, and we look forward to working closely with them to ensure we remain ever-vigilant on the ongoing evolution of our clients' markets."
Prior to joining Carlyle in January 1994, Mr Mathias was a founding member of the management committee and board of directors of T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc., an investment management organization. He played a part in the founding of The Carlyle Group and assisted in raising the firm's initial capital. Mr Mathias serves as an advisor to senior management and is a member of the investment committees for a number of its funds.
Mr Casey led the US Army from 2007 to 2011. He currently serves as a distinguished senior lecturer of leadership at the Samuel Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University and lectures internationally on leadership to the leaders of national and multinational corporations and at other business schools. He serves on several corporate boards and numerous boards of organizations that support servicemen and women, veterans and their families.
Mr Libert is a corporate director, technology investor and strategic advisor to boards and CEOs. He specializes in social, mobile and big data company investing and advising larger organizations on the impact of these technologies on their business. He is the Chairman and Founder of OpenMatters, a technology (growth) investor and strategic advisory firm. In 2001, he founded Mzinga, a social software and analytics company. His board memberships (present and past) include Innocentive, a social innovation software company; Activate Networks (ANI), a big data analytics company; The Pulse Network, an enterprise social video company; Sonicbids, a social music marketing company; Parametric Dining, a mobile payment company, and The SEI Center for Advanced Studies in Management and Networked Organizations at the Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of five books and 20 e-books on the impact of digital and emerging technologies on business models, and a commentator on the changing dynamics of corporate leadership and governance in the digital age. He is also the Co-lead of Odgers' Digital Board Practice.
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