An analysis of the increasing role of technologists in UK business
The past decade has seen a steep climb in the number of technologists reaching the upper echelons of UK business. As technology-led business models have disrupted and usurped incumbents in many sectors, the representation of technologists in the leadership teams of UK-listed firms has grown significantly.
But are technologists truly making their presence felt in UK C-suites, in terms of shaping and delivering successful and sustainable business models? Is digital technology innovation being fully harnessed to handle seismic market shifts over the next decade and beyond? In particular, what lessons should be taken on board by leadership teams in the funds sector as they refit their strategies to address the opportunities and challenges of the post-pandemic landscape?