Strategic competitor insights through human capital analytics

Disrupt the competition GIG, a real Philips case study from 2018 where Philips set up a multi functional team in order to position part of its business better against one single competitor in one single market. Talent Intelligence played a big role in this.

Speech on the power of human capital analytics of external companies for M&A targeting, organisation design and location strategy. This can be made interactive through questions from the audience, sharing experiences and sharing some real results.

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Gerrit Schimmelpenninck studied contemporary history in Utrecht and started his career as a research analyst at Egon Zehnder International, working on board level searches for various blue chip companies. He then moved the Dutch management consultancy firm Ebbinge where Gerrit followed his career to become a consultant for predominantly Dutch midmarket private equity companies. Here Gerrit specialised at advising on board level human capital issues in the PE portfolio companies. Late 2016 Gerrit was asked to move to Philips to help set up the newly formed Talent Intelligence team. The team is specialised in advising a wide variety of functions on location strategy, M&A targeting, organisation design, market intelligence and recruitment strategy, all through human capital analytics. Gerrit is 34 years old and works and lives in Amsterdam.