September 18-19, 2017 — Ottawa, ON, Canada

Event: The ONE National Conference 2017                   

Alan Lewis, Managing Director at L.E.K. Consulting, will discuss a disciplined, methodical approach to helping business leaders grow their business with less investment and less risk by focusing on the myriad opportunities that are often hiding in plain sight, at the edge of their core business. Alan is coauthor of Edge Strategy: A New Mindset for Profitable Growth (Harvard Business Press, January 2016), that included research from nearly 600 companies worldwide across 60+ industry sectors. The books coauthors found that only about 10% of these companies are successful at exploiting profit opportunities at the edge of their business.          

Date/Location: September 18, 2017 - Shaw Centre and The Westin - Ottawa, ON, Canada

Time: 10:00 a.m. — 11:00 p.m.        

About Alan Lewis   

Alan Lewis is a Managing Director and Partner in L.E.K. Consulting's Boston office. He co-leads Edge Strategy® services at L.E.K. and is the co-author of Edge Strategy: A New Mindset for Profitable Growth. Alan was selected as a Top 25 Consultant by Consulting magazine in 2016 for Excellence in Retail. He has more than 12 years of experience working on a wide variety of projects, including corporate strategy development, new product development and commercialization, mergers and acquisitions support, program management, and organizational improvement. Prior to joining L.E.K.'s London office in 2003, Alan spent five years with chemicals multinationals Imperial Chemical Industries PLC and INEOS. Alan received a Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering from the University College Dublin. He is qualified as a professional engineer with the Institute of Chemical Engineers in the U.K. and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Cambridge.

About L.E.K. Consulting

L.E.K. Consulting is a global management consulting firm that uses deep industry expertise and rigorous analysis to help business leaders achieve practical results with real impact. We are uncompromising in our approach to helping clients consistently make better decisions, deliver improved business performance and create greater shareholder returns. The firm advises and supports global companies that are leaders in their industries — including the largest private and public sector organizations, private equity firms and emerging entrepreneurial businesses. Founded more than 30 years ago, L.E.K. employs more than 1,200 professionals across the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe. For more information, go to