Angela Ahrendts

Angela Ahrendts

Former SVP, Apple Retail and CEO at Burberry

Consistently recognized over the past decade as one of the world’s top global executives, Angela Ahrendts is best known for her tenure as Senior Vice President at Apple Retail and for her nine years as CEO at Burberry.  At Apple, Ahrendts was responsible for integrating Apple’s physical and digital businesses, creating a seamless customer journey for over a billion visitors a year and re-crafting roles for 70,000 employees globally.  At Burberry she transformed the fortunes of the brand, tripling the business and quadrupling the share price with a focus on culture and values.  Ahrendts is currently Chair of the Board of Save the Children and a member of the Board of Directors of Ralph Lauren Corp., Airbnb, WPP, and charity: water.

Leading Change with Humility, Humanity and Heart

  • Connecting with people in a way that encourages everyone to shape the future of the organization
  • How to convey complex ideas with clarity and authenticity to foster alignment and shared purpose within organizations
  • Amplifying human attributes in an artificial world: A new paradigm of leadership to thrive in the age of AI
  • Leveraging technology to unleash a new wave of creativity and innovation