Jonas Ridderstrale

Leading business speaker & thinker

Talent = Intellectual capital + social capital + psychological capital. In order to achieve success in the economic capital dance, you must know how, know who, and add a can-do attitude.

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Jonas Ridderstråle has spent the last ten years giving people the competence, confidence and courage to think, feel and do things differently. In keynotes and workshops, Jonas conveys his message with passion and energy, adding not only improved skill but also inspiring the will and thrill necessary for change. His forceful blend of academic rigor, imagination, humor and highly dynamic presentation style has inspired audiences from Moscow to Mumbai and San Francisco to Shanghai. Jonas’ diverse client list includes Fortune 500 companies, major government bodies, sports teams and trade unions.

Ridderstråle is visiting professor at two internationally acclaimed business schools: Ashridge in the UK and IE Business School in Spain. His research focuses on new organisational models and leadership styles in the information age and has been published in leading academic journals, magazines and newspapers including Business Strategy Review, Organization Science and CriticalEYE Magazine. Ridderstråle has contributed to the best-seller Financial Times Handbook of Management and Business: The Ultimate Resource. Furthermore, he is in the editorial council for The Capstone Business Encyclopaedia.

"Talent = Intellectual capital + social capital + psychological capital. In order to achieve success in the economic capital dance, you must know how, know who, and add a can-do attitude."

He is also co-owner and chairman of the Swedish group Mgruppen - one of Scandinavia’s leading and most successful providers of management training and development. In addition, he acts as a trusted advisor and consultant to a number of multinational corporations. In 2007, he was awarded the prestigious Italian Nobels Colloquia award for Leadership in Business and Economic Thinking.

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