Willem Overmeer is a senior advisor at The Conference Board and the program on Scenario Building & Analysis. He works closely with individual members of The Conference Board to identify critical trends in the corporate environment and translate these trends into scenarios that help shape entrepreneurial challenges and opportunities.
Before joining The Conference Board, Overmeer worked as a corporate planner, policy researcher, business school professor, and management consultant. He collaborated closely with senior executive teams to redesign global businesses in shifting environments in a variety of industries— telecommunications, construction and real estate development, insurance, consumer-branded products, retail, and health care.
Overmeer holds a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an MBA from Rotterdam School of Management, and an MS from Delft Technical University. He has taught at MIT, INSEAD, and the Stern School of New York University.
Publications by Willem OvermeerEconomics Program Working Paper Series
Recent Changes in Europe’s Competitive Landscape and Medium-Term Perspectives:
How the Sources of Demand and Supply Are Shaping Up
06 May, 2013
The Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View
30 April, 2013
Avoiding the Digital Desert
19 November, 2013
Scenario Planning: Opportunities for Mid-Market Firms
03 September, 2013
Getting a Handle on Energy (Strategic Overview)
14 April, 2015
Getting a Handle on Energy: Global Growth Scenarios in Times of Changing Oil Prices
14 April, 2015