About the Post-Industrial Forum

“We are now in a transition to a post-industrial civilization,
characterized by increasing
control of inorganic and organic matter
coupled with machine-powered decentralization
in management and governance.”

Digital Myopia and the Coming of Post-Industrial Civilization
(download white paper)

The post-industrial transition
brings huge challenges and opportunities

Investors (GPs, LPs)

  • Transforming portfolio companies
  • Attracting and motivating innovators
  • Using industry disruption for value creation
  • The future of the PE 
business model

Corporate Executives (including CVC)

  • Transforming or selling current businesses
  • Building tomorrow’s disruptive businesses
  • Attracting and motivating entrepreneurs
  • Overcoming transformation obstacles

Entrepreneurs

  • Identifying new disruption opportunities
  • Implementing industry disruption
  • Overcoming societal obstacles
  • Scaling faster with less complexity 

Policymakers

  • Understanding how the economy is changing
  • Discovering mindset conflicts in the population
  • Benchmarking industrial policy
  • Envisioning the future and telling the story

The mission of the
Post-Lean Institute is to
develop a new post-industrial
management science

  • Firms
  • Industries
  • The future of work
  • Strategy and innovation
  • Investment and value creation
  • Leadership and governance
  • Culture and mindset
  • Policy and society

We have been fortunate to learn much from
investors and enterprises we have helped
through our research, workshops, and
consulting services.

Critical to real progress are the pioneers
trying out new ideas, and learning from
each other, across industries
and across the world.

With the Post-Industrial Forum,
we want to accelerate and facilitate
this learning, creating a broader
community to learn together.

The Post-Industrial Forum
is a unique global community
for leaders driving
the post-industrial transition

Completed
launch events

 

London launch: June 25, 2019
Silicon Valley launch: January 15, 2020

Upcoming
Post-Industrial
Summits

Silicon Valley: June 10-11, 2020
London: November 11-12, 2020

Social the evening before plus full day with
speakers and breakout discussions focusing on:

Governance – how can boards get smarter faster
Corporate renewal – building new disruptive ventures
Private Equity and industry disruption
Talent networks – attracting and engaging innovators
Organizational culture —  resilience and innovation
Post-Industrial leadership
The art and science of industry disruption
Post-Industrial management science and practices
Post-Industrial art and culture
Government policy and economic freedom
Measuring the Post-Industrial Transition

Upcoming
Post-Industrial
Deep-Dives™

Half-day or full-day working sessions
focusing 
on practical and tactical solutions

Silicon Valley
April 9 – August 7 – November 5

London
March 25 – June 16 – August 26

Topics driven by member needs
PLI will curate research pre-session
Facilitated workshop
Safe to discuss sensitive topics
Produce tangible solutions and actions
Generate outcome report for members only
Participate live or remotely

Online member platform
with 24/7 access to
exclusive content and
the post-industrial community

Monthly webinar briefing

Voices of Disruptors

Each month we find and interview technologists,
entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers, and other experts.
Get their thoughts on your specific challenges.

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Peer Discussions

Ask questions in the online forum and benefit from
our perspective as well as that of your fellow members.

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Expand your network

Develop new opportunities and maximize cross-learning.

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Early book access

Members will get early access to draft chapters of our
upcoming book on post-industrial management thinking

Connecting the dots

We are building and sharing our knowledge base
with you in the form of a members-only wiki.

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Engage your team.
Build your future.

As a member you can use the online platform to
create impactful discussions with your colleagues.
As you progress with your own transformation efforts,
the forum will function as a source of support
and invaluable insights.

Exclusive member benefits

Accelerate change and value creation
from live events and online interaction

Careful curation of participants to focus on
decision-makers highly motivated to take action

Go beyond networking at conferences to
leading-edge learning and tangible results

Jointly develop practical solutions to
address disruption threats and opportunities

Connect the dots across industries and technologies,
geography and cultures, business and society

Exclusive front-row access to and participation in
post-industrial management research

Exclusive access to online content
with a monthly summary of new learning

Help shape the research agenda to solve your problems

 

Charter Memberships

Charter members are primarily recruited from those
who attended the first two launch events
in London and Silicon Valley, and others who
want to be involved in shaping the early
focus of the Post-Industrial Forum.

Individual

USD 497 Year

ONE online platform account

20% discount for Post-Industrial Summits and Post-Industrial Deep-Dives

Listed as Individual Charter Member (available until February 15)

Startup

USD 997 Year

THREE online platform accounts

25% discount for Post-Industrial Summits and Post-Industrial Deep-Dives

Listed as Charter Member (available until February 15)

Additional accounts: $350/year

Investor (VC, PE, LP)

USD 1,997 Year

FIVE online platform accounts

25% discount for Post-Industrial Summits and Post-Industrial Deep-Dives

Listed as Charter Member (available until February 15)

10% Discount on VC Taskforce Membership

Additional accounts: $350/year

Enterprise

USD 3,497 Year

TEN online platform accounts

25% discount for Post-Industrial Summits and Post-Industrial Deep-Dives

Listed as Charter Member (available until February 15)

10% Discount on VC Taskforce Membership

Additional accounts: $350/year

Government Organization, Non-Profit, Educational Institution

USD 1,997 Year

FIVE online platform accounts

25% discount for Post-Industrial Summits and Post-Industrial Deep-Dives

Listed as Charter Member (available until February 15)

Additional accounts: $350/year

Country Outpost / Innovation Embassy

USD 997 Year

THREE online platform accounts

25% discount for Post-Industrial Summits and Post-Industrial Deep-Dives

Listed as Charter Member (available until February 15)

10% Discount on VC Taskforce Membership

Additional accounts: $350/year