March 18-20, 2019

Winning with Digital


Jean-Claude Monney

Jean-Claude Monney

  • Faculty Member, Digital Transformation, Columbia University
  • Managing Partner, The Monney Group

Jean-Claude Monney is a digital transformation and knowledge management coach, thought leader, teacher, speaker and experienced practitioner. Until August 2017, he was Chief Knowledge Officer at Microsoft Services, the largest division at Microsoft, where he led a groundbreaking digital workplace transformation. Today, he is a faculty member at Columbia University where he teaches digital transformation and digital workplace strategies as part of the Master of Science in Information and Knowledge Strategy program. He is also managing partner of The Monney Group, LLC and provides digital transformation coaching and advisory services.

As a practitioner, Jean-Claude has led three global digital workplace transformations and is considered one of the world’s leading experts in applying KM to drive productivity and competitiveness. He delivers keynote addresses at major KM industry and customer executive events worldwide, including KMWorld, APQC KM Conference, Internet Librarian Conference, NASA, the World Bank and more than 100 Fortune 500 companies.

Prior to Microsoft, Jean-Claude served on several high-tech boards and held executive-level positions including: 17 years at STMicroelectronics, where he was Group Vice President for seven years; nine years at Digital Equipment Corp.; and four years at Motorola Semiconductor.

While VP at STMicroelectronics, Jean-Claude served two years as Chairman of the Electronic Components Board of RosettaNet, an organization fueled by leading technology companies to define and implement a common set of standards for e-Business. In 2001, he was named European e-Pioneer by the Electronics Business News magazine for his e-Business leadership.

Jean-Claude has an Electronics and Nuclear Physics Engineering degree from the Ecole Technique Supérieure of Geneva, Switzerland.

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