Optimism and Strategy: Robert Hillard in Conversation

May 13, 2020, A masterclass on the role optimism should play in strategy, innovation and life! Deloitte’s Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, Robert Hillard, in conversation with the Centre for Optimism's Robert Masters, Victor Perton and a global audience asking wise questions and sharing insights.



The Centre for Optimism has a strong belief that strategy must be optimistic. Our global survey of strategy professionals showed that belief is widely shared. We admire the optimism and wisdom of Deloitte’s Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, Robert Hillard. As Deloitte’s Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, Robert positions the firm to tackle the disruption of technology, new competitors, challenging economic conditions and changing regulatory priorities. He has previously been the Managing Partner of Consulting in Australia. Throughout his career, Robert has retained his focus on technology issues, and is well known in the media, government and the business community for his passion to position Australia’s society and economy to benefit from the changes that result from technology, digital disruption and the shift to an information economy. He is particularly known for his work in business transformation, digital disruption and information management through his books, media, client work and roles with professional and industry associations, including serving as the chair of the Australian Information Industry Association. His contributions to the Australian technology industry were recognised in late 2014, with his admission as a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society.

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