Executive Manager Tours

Leading and managing a corporation requires to reflect the status quo, to enable a spirit of innovation and to leverage the opportunities of the future. The goal of the Digital Leaders Executive Management Tours is to understand and analyze emerging technology trends and business innovation.
Innovation, that keeps us ahead of competition. Inspiration, that ignites a s park. Trends, that shape our business.

Digital Leaders has organized many customized corporate manager tours and inspiration programs at the leading technology and innovation hot spots such as USA (Silicon Valley, San Francisco, New York), Israel (Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa), China (Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hangzhou), Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan (Tokyo, Kyoto) and Europe (London, Berlin, Paris). Educating Global Leaders: executive manager tours can prepare your company for the digital future while learning secret insights of key digital players in the industry.

Get the knowledge needed to outperform the competition.

Digital Leaders is leveraging our network of some of the most influential leaders and close contacts to high-level management to set up this unique leadership experience as a meeting of equals. Our curated programs are highly customized and is focusing on the needs of the management team. It’s something we only offer a few times per year, thus we are selective in the projects we can accept.
Future Technology Trend Tours - Digital Leaders

Digital Leaders has been organizing customize corporate trend tours since early 2000. Since then the team has lead many executive tour programs worldwide for clients such as Holtzbrinck Publishing Group, Goldbach Media Group, WPP, SIEMENS, BMW Group, Audi, Volkswagen Group, Fujitsu, Fuji Xerox, 3+, Henkel, Vodafone, Allianz, Linde AG, Munich RE, E.ON, Samsung, General Electric, Private and Venture Investors, Family Offices and others.

„The people at Digital Leaders keep their finger on the pulse.
They get how the industry works and, more importantly, have a great sense for where it is headed.“

Contact Digital Leaders to find out more.
 

Experience the future at its point of origin.

    Experience the latest trends firsthand in USA, Asia or Israel, obtain insights into innovation and strategy gained in discussions with experts.

  • Rethink: How does the fast pace of digital change influence traditional business models and organizations’ success? Meet the visionaries of digital media and discuss the burning questions with decision makers.
  • Disrupt: Who are the disruptors, the makers, thinkers and enablers behind the major media trends? Get a behind the scene look into the most promising startups, fast growing companies and international research centers.
  • Technology Trends: What are the key emerging technology trends and what are the impacts for your business? Reflect the strategies of successful managers and embrace the development in media, technology and communication.
  • Business Models & Strategy: How do business models evolve in the digital age? How to adapt your business strategy to the fast pace of the digital economy? What are the key take aways and learnings for your daily business?

Each Digital Leaders Executive Tour is customized for our clients. Be prepared for a packed program from early morning till late night. Each day comprises several company visits and expert sessions, one or two special location visits, business breakfast- and lunches as well as networking evening events.

High-Impact learning experience tailored to your company

  • Companies: You will be inspired by the latest business models, concepts and innovative products. You will talk to leaders, managers and entrepreneurs behind the leading companies and fast growing startups.
  • Think Tanks, Though Leaders & Experts: You will visit future labs, think tanks and get access to the key-decision makers, innovators and business leaders. You will profit from the insights through a personal discussion.
  • Special Hotspots: You will discover special local highlights on „street- level“: innovative retail concepts, tech stores, local sights and showrooms of future technologies.

Explore the global tech hubs, such as San Francisco Silicon Valley United States, Beijing China or Tel Aviv Israel by touring to high tech corporate campuses, local incubators and innovation labs. Cultivate an innovator’s culture by hands-on learning of key strategies and joining creative workshops on site. Understand how to develop digital products, trial & error, improve and pivot products and services with the goal to generate new new lines of revenue. The leaders participating the management program will be loaded with fresh thinking, a new mindset and the spirit of changing the game in your industry.

Transform Your Executives—and Your Organization

Participants of management tours in the past had been Chief Executive Officers, Chief Marketing Officers, High-Net-Worth Individuals, C-Level Management, Senior Vice Presidents, Owners and Founders as well as Investors. They attended to get insights first-hand and acquire a Silicon Valley mindset. The number of participants ranges from three to twenty five participants. Average tour size is 12 people. Our tours focus on corporate programs initiated by and attended by one company only. Occasionally we hosted special delegation visits for governments, NGOs or corporate associations.

Digital Leaders is connecting CEOs of large enterprises, c-level management of stock-listed companies, Chief Digital Officers, Entrepreneurs, Investors, Corporate Managers from Europe and Asia with the American high tech, startup and venture capital executives in Silicon Valley. Mastering the Digital Transformation and challenging the status quo to stay ahead of competition.

Key Elements of a successful Trend Tour.

  • Executive Tour Conception: 
Preparations, Planning, Contacting, Networking, Agenda Setting.
  • Executive Tour Agenda: 
Meetings, Visits, Logistics, Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners
  • Executive Tour Pre-Flight Info: 
Executive Information and Overview
  • Executive Tour Booklet:
 Management booklet as a guide during the tour.
  • Executive Tour: 
Execution, Guidance, Introductions and Explanations.
  • Executive Tour Documentation and Innovation Report: 
Summary, Takeaways, Results, Action Points.

Contact Digital Leaders to request your personal quote.

Silicon Valley Tour

Silicon Valley Management Tour
During the Executive Field Trip you will be meeting c-level management on an eye level and in an intimate setting to discuss strategies, exchange knowledge and talk about possible teamwork or collaboration. During the past decade we’ve set up personal field trip programs meeting with CEOs, founders or Senior Management at leading digital companies.

In the past two decades we have organized customized Silicon Valley Tours for Board Members, Chairman, CEOs, Chief Digital Officers or other c-level executives from a variety of industries. The typical size of our customized programs are 5-20 participants.

We have worked with companies in the media and publishing industry, ICT and technology industry, healthcare and pharma industry, education, manufacturing, investors and family offices as well as oil and gas industry and energy industry. As an example for a client in the alternative energy industry we did educational programs focusing on Solar Power, EV Car such as Tesla Motors and Solar City. We visited leading companies to learn about new technologies such as Machine Learning for Oil and Gas, Autonomous Vehicle, EV Changing, IOT, and Blockchain.

  • Management Meetings at tech companies and visit to corporate campus: AirBnB, AstroDigital, D.School at Stanford, Dropbox, UBER, Facebook Campus, Apple Headquarters and Apple’s new spaceship campus, NASA Ames Research Center, Google HQ, LinkedIn, SAP’s Hana House in Palo Alto, Singularity University, Salesforce, Slack, Stanford University, Square, Starbucks, Tradeshift, Tesla Motors, Twitter Headquarters, and others
  • StartUp Pitch Sessions and Discussion with Entrepreneurs, Investors and Venture Capital Investment Firms: Andreessen Horowitz, Angellist, First Round Capital, Y-Combinator, 500 StartUps, PlugAndPlay, StartX Accelerator at Stanford University, RockHealth
  • Special Locations, Experts and Thought Leaders: Speech by well-known Serial Entrepreneur, b8ta Future Tech Store Palo Alto, Computer history museum, HP garage, Firesight Talk by Co-Founder at Singularity University, Tesla Factory Tour

>>> See an example schedule and agenda for a management tour in Silicon Valley <<<

Our CEO Tours and inspiration immersion programs have been organized in San Francisco and Silicon Valley – California, USA. Digital Leaders not only sets up the curated agenda, but also takes care about all logistical issues such as AirPort Pickups, Hotel and Accommodation, transport in the bay area, lunches, private dinners and security pre-checkin at the company visits. The group will be guided by one or two members of our senior team.

silicon valley tech startup ceo tours

Timing and Schedule of Executive Tour Program

A Manager Tour can be organized from one day to up to two weeks. What is most common is a Silicon Valley program consisting of 5 days (Sunday till Friday) filled with 40+ Executive Tour agenda points plus one additional workshop day for the group on Saturday. The tour takes place in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Palo Alto, Mountain View, Redwood City, Menlo Park, Freemont, Half Moon Bay and Napa Valley.

Contact Mrs. Suncica Markovic at Digital Leaders for your personalized Silicon Valley Tour.

Impressions of our Silicon Valley Executive Tour Program

A few pictures of one of our recent educational tour program for executives to San Francisco and Silicon Valley, USA.

Asia Technology Inspiration Tour

China Management Tour

We have been hired to organize customized CEO Delegations to China (Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hangzhou and Hong Kong), Executive Field Trip to South Korea (Seoul) and Management Inspiration Tours to Japan (Tokyo, Kyoto).

  • Management Meetings and Workshops at leading asian tech companies: Alibaba, Baidu, Tencent, Docomo, Yahoo Japan, Soft bank, KDDI, Huawei, China Mobile, WeChat, Kakao Talk, Samsung HQ, Outblaze, YouKu, RenRen, Didi Chuxing, Xiaomi, Lianjia, Zhong An Insurance, Ele.me, Ucar Group, TutorGroup, Lufax, VANCL, Trends Media Group, Sun Media Group, Meitu, Mogujie, Icarbonx, GuaHao, Xuanyixia, Baike Hudong, Macmillan, China Internet Plus Holding, etc.
  • StartUp Pitch Sessions, Meetings with Venture Capital Investment Firms and Company Builders: Innovation Works, 500 StartUps China, Maru180 Seoul, NAVER, NHN, Spark Labs, China Accelerator, People Squared etc.
  • Special Locations, Experts and Thought Leaders: Cyberport, Speech by Asian Business Insider, SK Telecom Future Lab, Samsung Future Product Showroom, Alibaba Labs, Dinner Talk by Prof. for Digital Economy at the Tsinghua University etc.

Download Example Agenda for a 6 day c-level manager tour to Seoul, Beijing and Shanghai.

Get a proposal for your customized executive tour to Asia.

Management Tours to StartUp Nation Israel

tel aviv tech startup ceo tours
Tel Aviv was ranked the #1 startup ecosystem competing with Silicon Valley. Israel is known as StartUp Nation and their passion and infrastructure for entrepreneurship and technology innovation is outstanding. Some of the largest VC funds are based in Israel investing in startups in the USA and Israel, e.g. the JVP funds have raised close to $1 Billion across nine venture capital funds.

  • Management Meetings and Workshops at leading Israel tech companies: BillGuard, Gett, PayKey, eToro, Wochit, Moovit, Waze, Google Tel Aviv, Intel R&D, Zuta Labs, Kaltura, Yevvo, Otonomic, Wix, Yotpo, AzurePCR, Fraudlogix, CoroNet etc.
  • StartUp Pitch Sessions, Meetings with Venture Capital Investment Firms and Company Builders: Jerusalem Ventures Partners, Pitango Capital, THE TIME Accelerator, IBM Alpha Zone, OurCrowd, iAngels, Microsoft Ventures Accelerator, The Junction, Nautilus AOL, UpWest Labs, Elevator, Citi accelerator, etc.
  • Special Locations, Experts and Thought Leaders: Founder and CEO of Tel Aviv Global, Several Sessions at Technion University Haifa, JVP Media Labs Jerusalem etc.

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