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In Daimler’s online magazine, we want to talk about the people behind this company. Our focus is on three points: Firstly, we want to deal with topics that are relevant for society, relevant in terms of technology or relevant in terms of our strategy. Secondly, we want to show the many faces that Daimler is made of. And thirdly, we want to explain what this company does – and why it does so. You could even go as far and say: If our website with its daily news is something like a Daimler news ...
 
Trucks and buses are the backbone of economy and society. Without them, the world would come to a standstill. At the same time, commercial vehicle manufacturers have a great responsibility when it comes to their impact on climate change and their role in society as employers and corporate citizens. In his monthly podcast 'Transportation Matters' Martin Daum, CEO of the global manufacturer Daimler Truck AG, invites prominent guests to discuss highly relevant topics ranging from the future of ...
 
Professor Karl Moore invites you into his CEO classroom - an integral part of the McGill MBA experience. Each week, some of the world’s top leaders spend 35 minutes with Karl discussing their paths to success, insights into the latest business trends, work/life balance and much more. Karl Moore is Associate Professor at McGill's Desautels Faculty of Management and Associate Fellow at Green Templeton College at Oxford. He is the author of 11 books and 28 refereed journal articles and as +3,50 ...
 
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Will we ever get back to “normal”? his week on the CEO Series, Karl Moore of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management speaks with Adrian Woolridge, Political Editor for The Economist speaks about where the world is headed next. The co-author of a new book, Woolridge believes that encouraging more young people to join the public sector is…
 
How do you make money from a free product? This week on the CEO Series, Karl Moore of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management speaks with Kat Tchernavskikh, co-founder and CTO, of Shoott a start-up that offers short photoshoots at no up-front cost to its customers. In December, Tchernavskikh was named to the Forbes 30 under 30 list for …
 
What can we expect from the car of the future? This week on the CEO Series, Karl Moore of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management speaks with Ola Källenius, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and head of Mercedes-Benz about the future of the automobile industry amid increasing concerns about the environment. As the first …
 
What does economic reconciliation look like? This week on the CEO Series, Karl Moore of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management speaks with Tabatha Bull, President & CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business to discuss Indigenous business in Canada. A proud member of Nipissing First Nation, Bull took over the CCAB at the onset…
 
There are more than one billion people with disabilities living around the world. Every year on December 3, the United Nations call attention to their concerns and rights. The aim is not only to prevent discrimination but also, and above all, to promote inclusion: all individuals should be able to participate as equals in education, work, and publi…
 
President of the Foundation on Economic Trends In this episode, Martin Daum talks to Jeremy Rifkin. The US-economist, author and professor at the University of Pennsylvania is considered a visionary of the hydrogen economy. Daum and Rifkin exchange views about hydrogen as an energy source of the future and its significance for the transportation in…
 
How agile can a big business be? This week on the CEO Series, Karl Moore of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management speaks with Mirko Bibic, CEO of Bell Canada about running Canada’s largest telecommunications company. A lawyer by trade, Bibic has over 15 years of experience under his belt to steer the business toward success.…
 
In the past, we knew a truck was approaching long before we saw it. There would be a deep grumbling sound to give us plenty of advance notice. And yes, that’s still the case, but thanks to a great many innovations in and on vehicles, the interval between hearing the truck and seeing it is getting shorter and shorter, and for some engine types, it’s…
 
How do you start a world-class film festival and keep it going during a pandemic? This week on the CEO Series, Karl Moore of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management speaks with Fabienne Colas, founder of the International Black Film Festival about her unique events that celebrate Black filmmakers from around the world.…
 
The new Mercedes strategy comprises six pillars. However, the Board of Management has made one topic a guiding principle across all of those six pillars: sustainability. What does that mean in concrete terms? How do we combine economic, environmental and social responsibility? Dr. Manfred Bischoff, Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of Daimler AG a…
 
How do we transform this moment of conversation about racial prejudice into a movement to reinvent the workplace? This week on the CEO Series, Karl Moore of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management speaks with Shundrawn Thomas, President and CEO of Northern Trust Asset Management based in Chicago about racial injustice in corporate Ameri…
 
What does the future hold for the energy industry and what are big businesses doing to adapt? This week on the CEO Series, Karl Moore of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management speaks with Zoe Yujnovich, EVP of Conventional Oil & Gas for Shell Worldwide by digging into Shell’s conventional oil and gas strategy. As a longtime leader at S…
 
What happened to the Montreal’s electric cab service, Téo Taxi? This week on the CEO Series, Karl Moore of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management speaks with Alexandre Taillefer, founder of Téo Taxi and Jean-François Ouellet, associate professor at HEC Montreal about their new book “Réinventer le taxi : les dessous de l’échec de Téo Ta…
 
How can communities harness the power of data? This week on the CEO Series, Karl Moore of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management speaks with Rob Bernshteyn, CEO of Coupa and author of Smarter Together: How Communities Are Shaping the Next Revolution in Business about how data is shaping the future of business. As the CEO of a community…
 
What can business figures from military leaders? This week on the CEO Series, Karl Moore of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management sits down with Major General Jennie Carignan, leader of the NATO mission in Iraq to discuss leadership as a member of the armed forces. As one of the highest ranking women in the Canadian armed forces, MGen…
 
The truck driver’s head is at a height of about 3.5 metres, while that of a cyclist almost two metres below. If you’ve ever sat in the cab of a 40-tonne truck, you can likely imagine how quickly it can happen: the truck driver wants to turn right at a complex intersection and fails to see a cyclist or pedestrian – and a collision occurs. The conseq…
 
How is one of Canada’s top universities adapting to the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic? This week on the CEO Series, Karl Moore of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management and Christopher Manfredi, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at McGill delve into the high-level management of a higher education institution. As the second in…
 
How do you climb the corporate ladder? This week on the CEO Series, Karl Moore of McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management and Nadine Renaud-Tinker, President of the Royal Bank of Canada’s Quebec Headquarters discuss her lifelong career at the country’s largest bank. From psychology graduate to provincial leadership figure, Renaud-Tinker…
 
How can Canadian entrepreneurs access funding? This week on the CEO Series, Karl Moore of McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management provides a glimpse into the only bank entirely devoted to entrepreneurs with Michael Denham, CEO of the Business Development Bank of Canada. With programs targeting all entrepreneurs and a presence across Can…
 
Do introverts make good leaders? This week on the CEO Series, Karl Moore of McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management considers the advantages of being an introvert or an introvert with Susan Cain, author of Quiet. While popular culture tends to elevate extroverts as successful leaders, it helps to have introvert traits as well to encoura…
 
What does a Board of Governors do? This week on the CEO Series, Karl Moore of McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management discusses management in the world of higher education with Helen Antoniou, Chair of the Concordia University Board of Governors. The pandemic has shaken up universities, but Boards of Governors are helping to look ahead …
 
How can design do good? This week on the CEO Series, Karl Moore of McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management explores the world of socially-conscious design with Byron and Dexter Peart, co-founders of Goodee. Twins and entrepreneurs, the Peart brothers have dedicated their careers to amplifying the intersection of good design and good pro…
 
At Daimler Magazine, we don’t devote our cover stories to individual model series — not normally, at any rate. However, you could argue that the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter also is way more than just a normal van. During the 25 years it’s been on the road, it has become the perfect example of its vehicle class. How did this come about? We talked with th…
 
Electric mobility is picking up its pace — there’s no doubt about that! This is the only way that Daimler can reach its goal of having a CO2-neutral new-vehicle fleet by 2039. Nonetheless, the pace at which electric mobility establishes itself on the mass market depends mainly on the suitability of electric vehicles for daily use. In this article w…
 
Board Member Technology & Innovation of Deutsche Telekom AG In this episode, Martin Daum talks with Claudia Nemat about Digital transformation. Nemat is a board member of Deutsche Telekom and in charge of the Technology & Innovation department. Few industries have, over the past 25 years, developed as rapidly as Telecommunications has. Needless to …
 
This week on the CEO Series, Karl Moore of McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management sits down with three young Black leaders at McGill. O'Nell Agossa is the former president of the Management Undergraduate Society, Jemark Earle is the current president of the Students' Society of McGill University, Torie Williams is the former president …
 
CEO of DB Cargo AG In this episode Martin Daum meets with Dr. Sigrid Nikutta, CEO of DB Cargo AG and member of the Management Board of Deutsche Bahn. Both discuss the future of freight transport and the importance of transport by rail and on roads. Transport volume is supposed to grow both in Europe and worldwide. In order to cope with the growth, …
 
The ancestor of today’s automobiles was the Benz Patent Motor Car of 1886. This three-wheeled vehicle has been further developed by generations of engineers. Since that year, Daimler AG alone has registered patents for 120,000 innovations. In purely arithmetical terms, that amounts to five per day. But who are the people behind these ideas? What mo…
 
The Summer Games in Tokyo, the Geneva International Motor Show — and yes, even the Oktoberfest in Munich: The coronavirus pandemic has made it impossible to stage major events, at least for the time being. However, what is to be done when the law requires that certain events be held during this year — for example the annual shareholders’ meetings o…
 
The year 2020 is only half over, but by now it’s already quite clear which topic will dominate our end-of-the-year reviews in December. The spread of a novel coronavirus has turned our lives upside down in ways we could not have imagined just a few months ago. At Daimler as well, many things have changed because of the COVID-19 pandemic: A chronolo…
 
Are people still buying jewellery in the midst of the pandemic? This week on the CEO Series, Karl Moore of McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management dives into the impact of COVID-19 on the luxury goods industry with Jean-Christophe Bedos, CEO of Maison Birks. Although the closure of stores changed retail strategies it has also pushed the…
 
How does a multinational conglomerate weather the storm of pandemic? This week on the CEO Series, Professor Karl Moore of McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management sits down with Heather Chalmers, President & CEO of GE Canada and Country Leader of GE Healthcare Canada to unpack GE's response to the COVID-19 crisis. Ms. Chalmers explains h…
 
When will we be able to fly again? This week on the CEO Series, Professor Karl Moore of McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management dissects the devastating effect of COVID-19 on the travel industry. Aviation has withstood its fair share of crises but none as severe as the current pandemic which may have lasting effects on how we travel.…
 
How do you make money if your restaurant is only half full? This week on the CEO Series, Professor Karl Moore of McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management sits down with three restaurant owners to discuss the challenges the coronavirus poses to the hospitality industry. Antonio Park, owner of Park, Lenny Lighter, general manager of Moishe…
 
High Level Champion for Climate Action COP26 In this episode Martin Daum welcomes Nigel Topping who acts as the High Level Champion for Climate Action for the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference scheduled for 2021 in Glasgow, Scotland. Five Years have passed since the Paris Accord. In 2015 the members of the United Nations agreed on regul…
 
This week on the CEO Series, Professor Karl Moore of McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management sits down with 3 Montreal entrepreneurs to discuss how their business is battling the effects of COVID-19. Jordan Owen, co-founder of Bien Aller, Vera Gavizon, co-founder of Workhoppers, and Marty Algire, co-founder of FixMeStick share how the g…
 
On this week's episode of the CEO Series, Karl Moore of McGill University sits down with Ethan Brown, founder and CEO of Beyond Meat. Their conversations covers:-the ingredients that go into Beyond Meat recipes-Beyond Meat's successful stock-how Beyond Meat has tackled the COVID-19 pandemicTo stay up to date with Karl Moore's CEO Series, subscribe …
 
United States Secretary of State In this episode, Martin Daum welcomes via the internet Madame Secretary Madeleine Albright who was the first female United States Secretary of State during the Clinton administration from 1997 to 2001. Both discuss the challenges of global collaboration in times of a crisis like the current coronavirus pandemic. Mad…
 
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