Adam Kingl

Coaching Team

With a career spanning an impressive range of industries including entertainment, consulting, and education, Adam Kingl has spent decades working in innovation, strategy, culture and leadership. Adam is a highly respected expert on generational paradigms in the workplace, creativity, strategic and management innovation, the future of work, leadership and culture, and fulfilling organisational and personal purpose.

Adam is Adjunct Faculty at Ashridge – Hult International Business School. Previously, he was the Regional Managing Director for Duke Corporate Education, leading the organisation’s business in Europe, and advising clients on issues of adaptability, performance, creativity, and purpose. Before Duke, he was the Executive Director of Thought Leadership and Learning Solutions for London Business School (LBS). He also was an associate at Saatchi & Saatchi and the Management Innovation eXchange. Furthermore, Adam worked for the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), providing accreditation and creating standards for corporate universities and learning functions as a member of the CLIP (Corporate Learning Improvement Process) steering committee.

Adam is passionate about leadership for what’s next and has authored a book on this topic, Next Generation Leadership (HarperCollins, February 2020). A regular keynote speaker and conference facilitator, he speaks with warmth and compassion, encouraging organisations to have different and better conversations, creating a simple and approachable path to transforming business success. He is also comfortable and experienced delivering all his topics virtually and as webinars.

Adam contributes as a writer and expert interviewee to: The Financial Times, Sunday Times, Forbes, Fortune, The Guardian and Fast Company, among many others.

Adam holds degrees from London Business School, UCLA, and Yale. He was raised in Silicon Valley, California and now lives in Surrey, UK. He is a dual British-American citizen.

Virtual Masterclasses from this Educator

developing the organisation and shaping the future

Strategic Innovation – How to Disrupt Your Industry with New Business Models

Format: 2 x 120-minute sessions

In this practical programme participants connect strategy with innovation in a way that delivers results today and, crucially, drives innovation for the future. The focus is specifically on business model innovation and how to make disruption work for you..

Kourdi Associates​ ​work with current and potential leaders to develop their mindset, skills and effectiveness. Jeremy Kourdi is formerly Senior Vice President with The Economist, he has worked with London Business School and Duke Corporate Education as well as market-leading businesses worldwide, and he is the author of 27 books translated into 17 languages, including​ ​The Truth About Talent​ ​and​ ​Coaching Essentials​. ​His business​ ​Kourdi Associates​ ​provides coaches, expert content and consultants that help leaders successfully navigate a changing world.

Adam Kingl

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