The New Insiders

With The New Insiders, we match global leaders with local heroes for inspiring 30-minute talks about the most pressing themes of today and tomorrow.

I’m convinced it’s necessary to change. It's about integration of sustainability into business models, which means reinventing your own corporation.

Jan Peter Balkenende

Chairman – Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition GC | Former Dutch prime minister

Upcoming episodes

Find below the upcoming three episodes of The New Insiders. Check in regularly to find more information on the opening talks, see which new speakers have been added, and which break-out session have been planned.

March 18, 2021 @ 13:00 CET

Eps 08 – The accelerated need for innovation

How to handle innovation pressure, balancing short-term response with long-term strategy? Join us to learn why innovation is more important than ever.

April 1, 2021 @13:00 CET

Eps 09 – Technology Vision 2021

Technology has sustained us through the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, it’s time for leaders to embrace these key tech trends and forge a better future.

April 15, 2021 @13:00 CET

Eps 10 – Transform toward a data-driven enterprise

Data has become an asset for fact-based decision-making and enhance business-related activities. Learn how to become a truly data-driven enterprise.

April 29, 2021 @13:00 CET

Eps 11 – (Gender) equality

We believe the future workforce is an equal one. Sadly, COVID-19 has widened the gender gap again. Join us to discuss how to reverse that trend.

May 12, 2021 @13:00 CET

Eps 12 – Cybersecurity: digital identity

With more people working remotely, access needs to be managed securely and effectively. Tune in to learn how you can face digital identity challenges.

May 27, 2021 @13:00 CET

Eps 13 – Reimagine sales & commerce

The pandemic accelerated the digital commerce pivot globally, forcing business to reimagine their sales and commerce strategy. Join the conversation.

The New Insiders

Watch video recordings

Did you know? You can watch the video recordings of all our episode main talks. However, we also host break-out sessions each episode, in which Accenture and ecosystem experts dive deeper into sub-topics. View them all now in our YouTube playlist!


Meet the speakers

Find out more about the inspirational speakers in our episodes. They are changing the rules of the game, taking the lead in a more responsible and beneficial future for society as a whole.

Kelly Bissell

Lead –​ Accenture Security

Peter Lacy

Chief Responsibility Officer and Global Sustainability Services Lead

Irine Gaasbeek

Country Managing Director – Accenture the Netherlands

Tracey Countryman

Senior Managing Director – Industry X, Digital Manufacturing & Operations, Global Lead

Mark Curtis

Managing Director – Interactive, Head of Innovation and Thought Leadership

Jan Peter Balkenende

Chairman – DSGC, Professor – Erasmus University, External Senior Advisor – EY, SB Member – ING

Koen Schelfaut

Senior Ma​naging Director – Accenture Cloud First, European lead

Lourens Visser

Chief Information Officer – Dutch Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations | (CIO Rijk)

Petra Oldengarm

Director – Cyberveilig Nederland

Joy Bhattacharya

Run Experience Lead – Europe

Blake Cahill

SVP Head of Digital Marketing & E-Commerce – Philips

Marcus Remmers

Chief Technology Officer – DSM

Peter Westerink

GM Digitalisation Downstream Manufacturing – Shell

Suzan Schakenraad

Chief Commercial Officer – Essent

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The next generation of gamechangers

The New Insiders is a series of digital events, initiated by Accenture the Netherlands. We match global leaders with local heroes for inspiring 30-minute talks about the most exciting and pressing topics of today and tomorrow. Make sure to check in every two weeks on Thursday to get your biweekly dose of essential insights, ranging from cloud to customer experience, and from inclusion to innovation.

This live talk is recorded and will be broadcasted as a podcast one week later on Thursdays. Directly after the opening talk, we bring our clients, ecosystem and attendees together to dive deeper into sub-topics under the umbrella of the opening talk. During these roundtables or workshops, we address specific questions and challenges in virtual break-out sessions.

Don’t miss a beat and check in every Thursday to follow the live talk or listen to the podcast afterward!

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