Anders has +13 years of experience and is a senior executive specialised in leading growth and turnaround companies at MD/CEO level. He has a dual background as both management consultant from Bain and as managing director in ISS Germany. Anders has strong competences within corporate and business unit leadership, including strategy development and execution, M&A, operations, organisational design and implementation, etc. Anders has extensive experience in Industry 4.0, IoT-enabled business models, service and aftersales design and product-to-service transformations.

What do you think is the most interesting dilemma on the business agenda right now?
Many businesses and organisations are under significantly more pressure than they perceive themselves. Status quo is the only non-viable option to the digital challenge, and adaptability is more important than ever.

The best advice someone ever gave to you?
When digital transformation is done right, it’s like a caterpillar turning into a butterfly, but when done wrong, all you have is a really fast caterpillar.

What does The HOW mean to you?
We are an organisation of people with strong leadership experience from a broad array of industries. This drives us to advise and support our clients with lasting business impact; not only short-term gains.

I’m really inspired when I hear George Westerman talk about how digital transformation requires business vision. Digital transformation is not about IT; it is about a fundamental change in an organisation’s approach to customer interaction and business processes.

To me, Valcon means a group of highly skilled professionals with strong leadership expertise developing solutions with a unique “one team” approach.