24 min

Organizational Culture Transformation Strategies CPO PLAYBOOK

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Ann Le Cam, an executive fellow at Harvard Business School, and Former Disney Executive shares her insights and experiences in driving cultural transformation within organizations. They discuss the challenges organizations face when trying to transform their culture, such as resistance from employees and the need for strong leadership. Ann highlights the importance of trust and building relationships with key stakeholders, including leaders at all levels. 

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Ann LeCam [https://www.linkedin.com/in/ann-le-cam-bb34542/]

Currently, Ann is an Executive Fellow at the Harvard Business School (HBS) [https://www.hbs.edu/Pages/default.aspx], focused on designing experimental and interactive learning programs to better prepare leaders for the complexity and speed of the digital era and to instill the right mindsets and behaviors to thrive in the current business world.

In this role, Ann brings three decades of senior leadership experience focused on creative talent and designing the most effective, innovative environments for them. As a business and talent leader in multinational environments she has built a reputation for innovative strategic thinking and transformational leadership.

Currently Ann also serves as Wētā Digital [https://www.wetafx.co.nz/]'s SVP, Global Talent and Animation Production. In this role, she oversees all talent related aspects of Wētā Digital's studio in Wellington (New Zealand) and supports the global expansion of the company into original content and animation. Prior to this, Ann was the SVP of Production, Talent and Studio Planning at Walt Disney Animation Studios [https://disneyanimation.com/] in Los Angeles (California), reporting directly to the president, Ed Catmull. In this highly creative environment, she designed organizational structures, compensation strategies and initiatives that helped drive the people strategy, while supporting continued business growth and innovation.

In 2018, Ann became a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences [https://www.oscars.org/] and she served for several years on the Advisory Board of Women in Animation, a non-profit organization striving to improve the representation and career opportunities for women in the animation industry.

Ann holds a Masters Degree in Law from the University of Antwerp in Belgium. Originally a Belgian native, Ann is versatile in both European and American cultures and fluently masters Dutch, French and English. Today, she resides with her family in Los Angeles.

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Episode Transcript [http://www.cpoplaybook.com/podcast/%20cultural-transformation-strategies]

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Ann Le Cam, an executive fellow at Harvard Business School, and Former Disney Executive shares her insights and experiences in driving cultural transformation within organizations. They discuss the challenges organizations face when trying to transform their culture, such as resistance from employees and the need for strong leadership. Ann highlights the importance of trust and building relationships with key stakeholders, including leaders at all levels. 

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Ann LeCam [https://www.linkedin.com/in/ann-le-cam-bb34542/]

Currently, Ann is an Executive Fellow at the Harvard Business School (HBS) [https://www.hbs.edu/Pages/default.aspx], focused on designing experimental and interactive learning programs to better prepare leaders for the complexity and speed of the digital era and to instill the right mindsets and behaviors to thrive in the current business world.

In this role, Ann brings three decades of senior leadership experience focused on creative talent and designing the most effective, innovative environments for them. As a business and talent leader in multinational environments she has built a reputation for innovative strategic thinking and transformational leadership.

Currently Ann also serves as Wētā Digital [https://www.wetafx.co.nz/]'s SVP, Global Talent and Animation Production. In this role, she oversees all talent related aspects of Wētā Digital's studio in Wellington (New Zealand) and supports the global expansion of the company into original content and animation. Prior to this, Ann was the SVP of Production, Talent and Studio Planning at Walt Disney Animation Studios [https://disneyanimation.com/] in Los Angeles (California), reporting directly to the president, Ed Catmull. In this highly creative environment, she designed organizational structures, compensation strategies and initiatives that helped drive the people strategy, while supporting continued business growth and innovation.

In 2018, Ann became a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences [https://www.oscars.org/] and she served for several years on the Advisory Board of Women in Animation, a non-profit organization striving to improve the representation and career opportunities for women in the animation industry.

Ann holds a Masters Degree in Law from the University of Antwerp in Belgium. Originally a Belgian native, Ann is versatile in both European and American cultures and fluently masters Dutch, French and English. Today, she resides with her family in Los Angeles.

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All media inquiries: media@cpoplaybook.com

24 min