The entrepreneur and the corporate executive. It is often thought they inhabit two opposing ends of the professional spectrum – the visionary and the executor, risk-taker and deal-maker.

True, they bring contrasting skillsets to the boardroom, but what of their values and motivations? Are they polarised? Indeed, is it naive even to think of these two labels as being mutually exclusive?

In the world of corporate venturing, the answers to such questions are especially important. After all, this is a domain where individuals with extremely diverse resumés have to work together, closely and effectively.

More often than not, the formation of a successful and harmonious leadership team is hinged upon knowing what type of executive is needed and how to attract them. Understanding is key. So, at Intramezzo, we have taken a closer look at today’s business leaders…

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