Monthly Archives: February 2015

White House names DJ Patil as the first US Chief Data Scientist

Feb 26, 2015

DJ Patil, who is exclusively represented by Chartwell, has been named by the White House its first Chief Data Scientist and Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Data Policy. Recruited personally by President Obama, DJ will work in the Office of Science and Technology Policy, reporting to US Chief Technology Officer and former Google executive Megan Smith. DJ

Listen to Rachel Botsman outline how the sharing economy is affecting global business

Feb 24, 2015

Listen to Leo von Bülow-Quirk, Chartwell’s Europe MD, in conversation with Rachel Botsman, a global thought leader and influential theorist on the sharing economy and collaborative consumption. She defined the theory of the “collaborative consumption” in 2010 in her critically acclaimed book “What’s Mine is Yours: How Collaborative Consumption Is Changing The Way We Live”,

Former MI5 intelligence officer Annie Machon discusses why “whistleblowers are good for business”

Feb 19, 2015

Annie Machon was an MI5 officer when she became concerned about institutional failings in her workplace in 1997. Her best-selling book on the subject, “Spies, Lies and Whistleblowers: MI5, MI6 and the Shayler Affair” was published in 2005. In an article for Natwest Business Sense, she explains how it could all have worked out differently, for

Listen to Robin Kermode, one of Europe’s leading communication coaches, talk about how to become a confident and successful speaker

Feb 16, 2015

Leo von Bülow-Quirk, Europe MD for Chartwell, is joined by Robin Kermode, one of Europe’s leading communication coaches, for Chartwell’s latest podcast. Robin is the author of “Speak So Your Audience Will Listen: 7 steps to confident and successful public speaking” (2013); the book includes specific exercises at the end of each section for the reader to practice.

Foreign policy expert Robin Niblett discusses how to ensure Putin upholds the Minsk II agreement

Feb 13, 2015

In an op-ed for Reuters, Director of Chatham House Robin Niblett discusses what brought Putin to the bargaining table over Ukraine, and how to ensure he upholds the Minsk II agreement. Robin outlines three possible reasons: Ukrainian resistance. The growing impact of Western economic sanctions. The transatlantic debate over providing arms to Ukrainian forces. However, Robin also notes that important

2015 UK General Election – Outlook and Perspectives from Merryn Somerset Webb, Editor-in-Chief of MoneyWeek

Feb 11, 2015

As the United Kingdom heads into election year and the Parties draw up their manifestos, a panel of expert speakers examined the prospects and likely implications of the 2015 UK General Election. They discussed: The Election day outlook, what the polls suggest will happen – with the growth of UKIP is more coalition likely or can

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