Milan LakhaniHead of Strategy & Business Development at Konica Minolta
With 20+ years in the IT industry, Milan has built a passion for business-led innovation, and as the head of strategy and business development for emerging technologies within the Konica Minolta Business Innovation Centre, Europe, he is responsible for the overall strategy for developing new customer-centric product and services incubations, as well as to lead the transformation of the internal corporate innovation culture.
Milan’s areas of expertise include innovation management, business model innovation, understanding cultural paradigms and creating a framework to provide a structure & governance for on-going innovation.
Prior to joining Konica Minolta, Milan spent 16 years with Electronic Data Systems (EDS) / Hewlett Packard (HP), of which the last 7 years were within the office of the CEO, supporting the set up of one of the largest global enterprise innovation programmes in the IT Services industry.
Milan is also an Associate of the Centre for Technology, Innovation & Engagement at Leeds Business School (UK), where he delivers a lecture on innovation & strategy to MBA students.