Dr. Jonas Ridderstråle is one of the world’s most influential and respected business thinkers and speakers. Since bursting onto the international scene with the bestselling book ‘Funky Business’ in 2000, Jonas has remained at the forefront of the new generation of management thinkers.
“He is a presenter with a difference who makes a difference”
Dr. Ridderstråle holds an MBA and a PhD in international business and has been recognised as Sweden’s outstanding young academic of the year. Formerly, he was an assistant professor at the Stockholm School of Economics where he was responsible for the school’s Advanced Management Program. His research focuses on new organizational models and leadership styles in the information age and has been published in leading academic journals. Jonas contributed to the best-selling Financial Times Handbook of Management and Business: The Ultimate Resource. Jonas Ridderstråle is currently a visiting professor at two internationally acclaimed business schools: Ashridge in the UK and IE Business School in Spain.
Jonas speaks about what it takes to build a fast-forward organisation for an agile age, capable of thriving in our turbulent times, and why it is so much better for a company to have a dream than a five-year plan. He has spent the last 20 years giving people the competence, confidence and courage to think, feel and do things differently.
Jonas Ridderstråle conveys his message with passion and energy, bringing innovative thinking and inspiring the will and thrill necessary for change. His forceful blend of academic rigour, imagination, humour and highly dynamic presentation style inspire any audiences.