A former multinational CEO with a sterling career in the global logistics industry, Samuel Israel has applied his leadership skills, his intercultural acumen and his experience in managing complex, cross-border operations.
Samuel has successfully restructured projects at multinational firms in emerging markets, including DHL in Latin America; Damco (Maersk) in India, the Middle East and Africa; and Danzas in the United Arab Emirates.
A defender of diversity, Samuel applies his multilingual and multicultural curiosity to transform companies by integrating cultures.
He has built outstanding teams by challenging them to exceed their own expectations through collaboration.
A proven business leader, Samuel is a problem-solver and a results-oriented business executive who knows how to delegate and get the most out of his employees to whom he gives the tools to thrive.
He is a leading business consultant able to transform companies from all over the world and push them to rethink their leadership.
Samuel is currently Managing Director of SIG Business Consulting, providing strategic advice to startups and global companies.
How to expand companies in emerging markets
Key to success in Latin America, EMEA, Africa and other markets
Cross-border business tips
How to lead intercultural teams to achieve financial growth
Key to a successful intercultural business
Learning and growing together
Uncovering the value of diversity
Building and leading successful collaborative teams
Reinventing your company, rethinking your leadership
Integrating teams in adverse environments
The future of logistics
B2B Logistics in the Middle Ages
Technology disrupting an old industry
Best practices for new startup companies
Bridging the gap from Supply chain to Blockchain
Former Editor at Vogue, founder of the NGO OrphanAid Africa. Social Entrepreneur
35+ Year Veteran of the Sports and Entertainment Marketing Industry
Olympic basketball silver-medallist. Expert on elite teams and entrepreneurship.
Founder and CEO of Dwolla
Founder and CEO of SpaceX and Tesla
Spanish Minister of Industry, Foreign Affairs (2000-2002) and Science and Technology (2002-2003).
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CEO of La Caixa Bank (2007-2014).