Prof. Annemieke Roobeek, Founder, MeetingMoreMinds & Professor of Strategy and Transformation Management at Nyenrode Business University
In 1989, Prof. Annemieke became the youngest female professor ever in the Netherlands for Technology and Economics.
Coronavirus has accelerated the process of digital transformation of our world. The future is literally here with technologies like Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Annemieke Roobeek, professor of strategy and transformation management at Nyenrode Business University takes us through the effects of the fourth industrial revolution and shares her own innovations with us.
In 1989, Prof. Annemieke became the youngest female professor ever in the Netherlands for Technology and Economics. She is a regular speaker with institutes like INSEAD at Fontainebleau. She sits at the advisory board of many companies and is herself an entrepreneur at MeetingMoreMinds and GrwNxt.
Prof. Annemieke is a researcher on innovation and sustainability. She talks about how an ideal CEO must be aware of the current issues of society and must always try to bridge that gap. She talks about engaged leadership and shares that a leader must always take his people along with him and motivate them to execute his strategy. She calls this technique “Engaged Leadership.”
Prof. Annemieke talks to us about her other role as an entrepreneur at MeetingMoreMinds. She talks about networking and building ecosystems. Annemieke believes that “Innovation is a collaborative action.” Her latest venture GrwNxt is a game-changing plant-tech company that helps grow nutrient-rich food with the help of Artificial Intelligence. Annemieke’s work has earned the AI for Good award and she shares that AI will help feed the growing population in the near future in megacities.