Joan Laporta

Joan Laporta Estruch

President of Football Club Barcelona (2003-2010). City counselor for Barcelona (2011-2015).

We managed to achieve excellence in our field but everything is a process and the ones who deserve all the recognition are the players. We had the best ones

Language:

Catalan, Spanish
REQUEST A SPEAKER

Topics

Specific topics

CEOElite Sport CompetitionExecution excellenceModelos de negociobusiness leaderfamososteambuildingteamwork

Joan Laporta was the architect behind one of the best football teams of all times, FC Barcelona. During his mandate the club won two UEFA Champions Leagues; four Spanish Ligas; one FIFA Club World Cup; one UEFA Super Cup; one Spanish King’s Cup and three Spanish Supercups.

Laporta is also a prestigious lawyer (graduating from the University of Barcelona) with his own firm, Laporta & Arbós, a combined practice of lawyers and economists, made up of professionals with a background in the business world and the civil service, whose mission is to provide enterprises with a truly integrated service.

Joan Laporta is also a well-known politician. He was a member of the Catalan regional parliament (2010-2012) and also a city counselor for Barcelona’s city council (2011-2015).

His first season as President would prove to be a watershed for the club. The club situation was one of bitter unhappiness and disappointment amongst both fans and players after the club failed to meet their own standards, having not won trophies since 1999. With Laporta's arrival, as well as new manager Frank Rijkaard among others, the club was forced to embark on a new phase, having elected a new, young and largely untested managerial board along with him.

Laporta also decided to fight against the threat of violence and did spur his board to foster creative business ideas to raise revenue, and in recent years, that new style of management eventually succeeded in turning around the fortunes of the club with the team spectacularly returning. During this period, the inherited massive financial debt started to be cut down, and only two players remained from the original team.

Related speakers

Rohit Bhargava

Rohit Bhargava

Innovation and marketing expert and founder of "Non-Obvious".

alberto-contador-deporte-ciclismo-liderazgo-actitud-speaker-thinking-heads

Alberto Contador

Two-time winner of the Tour de France and Giro d'Italia, and three-time winner of La Vuelta a España

bruce-turkel-speaker-marketing-thinking-heads

Bruce Turkel

CEO of TURKEL. Expert in Branding and Marketing

Pelé

The Greatest Footballer Ever

nabil-malouli-ecommerce-speaker-thinking-heads

Nabil Malouli

VP Global E-commerce, DHL

Hilarie-bass-gender-parity-women-inclusion-talent-retention

Hilarie Bass

President and Founder, Bass Institute for Diversity & Inclusion. President of the American Bar Association (2017-2018). Co-President of Greenberg Traurig (2013-2018)

fred koffman speaker

Fred Kofman

Advisor, leadership development at Google

pep-gomez-startup-inversor-emprendedor-speaker-thinking-heads

Pep Gomez

Founder of Fever. Entrepreneur

HIRE THIS SPEAKER








Your data will be processed by THINKING HEADS GROUP, S.L. to manage your contact with us. Our registered office is located in Madrid, C/ Velázquez, 24 - 7th floor, C.P.:28001 and our is NIF B-83220475

Adding your email address, means you have read and accepted the policy of How THINKING HEADS GROUP, S.L. treads your data and you consent the processing of your data.

Send this to a friend