Developing Leaders Issue 37: 2021 | 49 Leadership I f you or your kids were out in the street stalking Pokémons in 2016, you already know what it feels like when physical and Web worlds collide. Your phone merged a virtual object into your real- world location. Likewise, the Ikea store app overlays its furniture suggestions onto your phone’s image of your living room. Crank this forward a few years from now—not many, things are moving fast—and we have the ‘Spatial Web’ which will upend how we meet, learn and work. Not least, it will sweep through the executive education industry leaving little unchanged. Executive Development in the Spatial Web Blending physical and virtual environments is the next big shift in Exec Ed By Adam Gordon