Cap Gemini Ernst & Young
Director, Center for Business Innovation
Christopher Meyer directs the Center for Business Innovation, which identifies emerging business issues and defines responses to them. His current research focuses on development of the "adaptive enterprise," applying insights from adaptive systems theory to understand how businesses can evolve autonomously in times of economic volatility. He also is looking into the coming molecular economy, which will be driven by nanotechnology, biotechnology, and materials science. He established the Bios Group, Inc., Cap Gemini Ernst & Young's initiative to apply complexity theory to business.
Prior to joining Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, Mr. Meyer was a vice president at Mercer Management Consulting, where he moved the firm's practice into telecommunications, information services, and media. He has over 20 years of experience in general management and economic consulting.
Mr. Meyer is an authority on the evolution of the information economy, the innovative use of information, and the effect of connectivity on the economy. He is co-author of the books BLUR: The Speed of Change in the Connected Economy (1998) and Future Wealth (2000), and the article "Swarm Intelligence: A Whole New Way to Think About Business," which appeared in the Harvard Business Review. He serves on the boards of Bios Group, Icosystems, and the International Informatics Society. He also is a member of the advisory boards of LaunchCyte and Corey McPherson Nash.
He holds a B.A. in mathematics and economics from Brandeis University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.