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Creativity/Innovation | Globalization | Leadership | Management | Strategic Planning
Maarten Nijhoff Asser, MBA is Chief Executive of the U.S. operation of Trompenaars Hampden-Turner. He has been engaged in groundbreaking research and consulting in the field of global leadership and organizational strategies for more than 10 years.
Although primarily based in Boston, USA, Mr. Maarten's engaging presentation and facilitation style, his professional insights, and numerous personal and professional anecdotes have made him a highly regarded speaker for Fortune 500 firms around the world, including the US, Europe, India, Korea, and China, and an expert facilitator on Intercultural Human Strategies for many special occasions for professional audiences large and small around the world.
Maarten Asser's areas of expertise include Global Executive and General Leadership Development, Scenario Planning and Competence Management, Culture Change Management and Cross Cultural Management, Business Driven Action Learning and Facilitation, Innovation, Mergers and Integrations, Global Decision Making Processes, Creating High Performing Intercultural Teams, and Executive Coaching at senior management levels. His special interests are strategic cultural dilemma mapping and relationship management, organizational learning, information and technology transfer, as well as intellectual property.
Mr. Asser delivers and facilitates senior executive action learning sessions, cross cultural mergers, keynotes, global leadership programs, and intercultural executive coaching to senior managers and students of his clients. His international client list includes Aegon, Royal Dutch Shell, DHL, Tata Sons Ltd., KPMG, Novartis, UBS, IBM Business Consulting Services, Mahindra & Mahindra, AT&T, HSBC, Telenor, SABMiller, Genzyme, Dow Chemical Company, Siemens, and many others.
In the past 10 years Maarten Asser has designed, developed and facilitated global intercultural curriculums for many of his clients. He is co-author of the book 21 Leaders for the 21st Century, by Fons Trompenaars published by McGraw Hill, March 2001. He has taught at various international business schools, most recently at IPADE, Mexico, D.F. and Harvard Business School. He is still teaching for Duke Corporate Education and Columbia Business School in New York.
Mr. Asser graduated from the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Faculty of Law, with a degree in international organizations and intellectual property (1987). Further studies include an MBA in Innovation, Strategy, Information & Technology (1997) from THESEUS International Management Institute in Sophia Antipolis, France, and extensive coursework at New York University, New York, USA.
Maarten Asser grew up and concluded his legal studies and internship in Amsterdam, before becoming an International legal counsel in New York City, where he lived for almost 10 years. He was Director of Operations for a leading scientific, technical, and medical publisher. During his MBA in Sophia Antipolis, France, he developed scenario-planning workshops for the IT function of a large international bank. He is associated with Fons Trompenaars and Charles Hampden-Turner in Amsterdam and Cambridge, MA. He is an affiliate of the Global Executive Learning Network of Professor Yury Boshyk to provide Business Driven Action Learning workshops. He currently lives in Cambridge, MA.
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