Gil Forer
Every business needs to be ready to transform to keep pace in the Transformative Age. To do so they must consider their transformation across three dimensions simultaneously, now, next and beyond.

Gil Forer

EY Global Markets Digital and Business Disruption Leader

Leads digital go-to-market strategy and EYQ. Focused on the impact of disruption and what’s after what’s next. Founder and producer of Innovation Realized.

Focusing on digital go-to-market strategy and the impact of disruptive trends, Gil is EY Global Markets Digital and Business Disruption Leader.

He works with leaders and stakeholders within EY service lines, sectors, and functions to develop and execute the EY go-to-market strategy for helping EY clients with their transformation to a digital world. He is also the relationship partner for various clients.

In addition, he leads EYQ, EY’s global think-tank, dedicated to generating future-looking insights with diverse perspectives through content, convening conversations and ongoing research. Targeting CEOs and C-suite executives, EYQ challenges entrenched thinking by asking “What’s after what’s next?” EYQ has an external advisory board of market thought leaders and entrepreneurs.

Gil founded and produces Innovation Realized, an immersive, experience-based retreat for business leaders. 

He holds an MBA in Marketing and Organizational Behavior and a BSc in Hospitality Management from Boston University and completed the executive program at Singularity University.

How Gil is building a better working world

EY is centered on the question, “What is your business strategy in a digital world?” Gil’s work objective is to anticipate and shape the future of thinking in the market and with clients on the transformation to a digital world.

He leads various market-facing programs focused on the impact of disruptive trends and how corporations should bring the outside in (e.g. working with startups and building ecosystems).

These programs and initiatives include Innovation Realized, an exclusive, immersive and experience-based retreat, and EYQ, EY’s global think-tank of the future. EYQ encourages leaders to change their thinking by asking, “what’s after what’s next.”