Episode 12: Pat Petitti on How Corporations Can Leverage an Agile Workforce
A recent CEO study found that 75% of business leaders are concerned about whether they will have the talent they need for the future. More specifically, how a lack of the right talent will ultimately constrain growth. As businesses look to protect their workforce, they will still face the challenge of skill gaps within the organization.
How can companies adopt new ways of thinking as they build the workforce of the future?
Pat Petitti is the co-founder of Catalant, a software platform designed to help companies get mission critical work done, faster. Catalant’s technology, along with an expert marketplace of over 60,000 world-class independent consultants, is designed to manage work differently, while engaging the right talent at the right time.
In this episode, I talk to Pat about the rapid pace of change facing organizations, how an agile workforce can drive innovation and the best piece of advice he received from one of his early investors, entrepreneur Mark Cuban. Take a listen to my conversation with Pat Petitti.
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Pat Petitti is the co-founder and CEO of Catalant Technologies, the market leader enabling companies to get from strategy to execution faster. Forward-looking executives partner with Catalant to help them to transition to work with greater agility to accelerate growth, drive efficiency, and rapidly innovate.
Petitti is also co-author of a book titled, Reimagining Work: Strategies to Disrupt Talent, Lead Change, and Win with a Flexible Workforce, which lays out a vision and path for a new relationship between global companies and talent.
Prior to founding Catalant, Petitti was a consultant at negotiation and conflict management consulting firm Vantage partners, and before that at Booz Allen Hamilton. Petitti received his BS from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and MBA from the Harvard Business School. He is a Bostonian born and raised.
Catalant helps the world's leading organizations get from strategy to execution — fast. Trusted by more than 30 percent of the Fortune 100, the Catalant Platform enables business leaders to organize mission-critical work, access and deploy internal and external resources dynamically, and track the speed, quality, and impact of work. With built-in access to more than 65,000 independent experts and 1,000 boutique consulting firms, Catalant helps organizations fill critical gaps on high-priority projects. www.goCatalant.com