Torsten Jansen, Senior Consultant, is one of Denmark’s leading experts on USA.
From 2007-2011 he was chief of Public Affairs on the Danish Embassy in Washington DC. Here, Torsten Jansen counselled both the Danish Royal House and several ministers about American relations, and accompanied them on travels around USA. Torsten Jansen has also been a corresponded for the Danish television broadcast “TV-Avisen” in USA from 1996-2001.
From 2001-2005 he was International Chief of the Danish radio network “Danmarks Radio” where he became responsible for “Danmarks Radio’s” correspondents around the world and established the first “Danmarks Radio” office in China.
Today he is partner and VP at Lead Agency advising both Danish and American companies on strategic communication, how to handle the press, and Public Affairs. Torsten Jansen was a broadcaster on “TV-Avisen” from 2005-2007, and to this day he is a lecturer under great demand.
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Robert Franken, Senior Consultant, Executive Coach, Speaker, and Activist. MA in English, American and Medieval German Literature from the Universities of Wuerzburg and Dublin. Robert is a specialist in Digital Transformation with a successful track record in the German media industry.
He advises organizations and top executives on the subjects of transformation, DIB and organizational change. Now an expert on organizational culture, Franken used to be the CEO of various tech and community startups.
His professional focus has been B2C platforms, markets and target groups. As CEO, he has developed urbia.de to market leadership in the German parenting vertical. After ten years at urbia, Robert took over as CEO für Chefkoch.de, one of the most successful digital platforms in Europe and one of the world’s largest digital hubs for recipes and food. Both platforms are part of G+J/Bertelsmann.
Martin Glisby, Senior Consultant, has held positions as chairman, CEO and board member of several companies with special reference to Japan.
A trusted advisor to top executives and multinational corporations world-wide, he is trained in Japanese business, corporate strategy and Asian management systems from Copenhagen Business School, Harvard Business School and INSEAD, respectively.
Martin speaks fluently Japanese and his work on Japanese business and cross-cultural management has been translated into Japanese, Russian and Chinese and cited by prominent business leaders and professors on the “Top 50 Business School Professors in the World“.
Martin has designed and facilitated workshops and training programs for numerous international companies, amongst others MAN Diesel & Turbo, Vestas and Novo Nordisk.
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Binbin Gong, Senior Consultant, Cross-cultural Trainer, MA in Applied Linguistics, and Language Testing & Program Evaluation.
Binbin lived in England for four years where she obtained her double MA degree, and afterwards worked at an international college in China for three years. Binbin came to Denmark in 2008 to live and work.
Her experience from training and advising managers from clients including the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Defense Command Denmark, Novo Nordisk, Haldor Topsoe, MAN Diesel, Arla Foods, TDC etc., has given her comprehensive insights into the cultural challenges and opportunities that exist within Sino-Danish collaboration. This knowledge enables her to tailor training according to the needs and interests of clients, whether it concerns internal cross-cultural collaboration, or relations to external partners like customers, suppliers, or authorities.
Binbin designs and facilitates workshops on Chinese and Danish business culture in LIVING INSTITUTE.
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Anders Riel Müller,
Cross-cultural Trainer, PhD in international development studies with a focus on South Korean development history, politics and culture, Research Associate at Nordic Institute of Asian Studies and International Consultant at University College Copenhagen.
His current work focuses on the internationalization of higher education paying particular attention to how internationalization can enhance students’ abilities to navigate a future career characterized by hyper-diversity. He is also member of the Expert Community for Access and Diversity at the European Association for International Education.
Anders has lived and worked in Silicon Valley, Canada, South Korea and Denmark and conducted field research in Mexico and Cambodia. He has facilitated business transactions on behalf of a number of Danish companies in South Korea and conducted extensive field research on South Korean politics, economics and businessculture.
His professional experience includes business developer for a renewable energy technology start-up with activities in the U.S. and South Korea and co-founder of two non-profit organisations working on climate change policy and renewable energy development. He has also been an adviser to University of California Santa Cruz’s Centre for Sustainable Energy and Power Systems, The UC Santa Cruz Advanced Studies Laboratory at NASA Ames, and a sustainable development consultant to regional development agencies, international institutions, and renewable energy startups in the US, Europe and Asia. He has been a visiting scholar at the University of Manchester, Yonsei University in Seoul, and Concordia University in Montreal. He holds an MSc in Sociology from Roskilde University.
Anders designs and facilitates workshops on South Korean business culture in LIVING INSTITUTE.
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Robson Sø Rocha, Cross-cultural Trainer, Associate Professor at Aarhus School of Business and Social Science, Aarhus University.
Robson has a degree from University of Sao Paulo- Brazil (USP) and Ph.D. in Business and Economics from Copenhagen Business School. His research interest is in international business. His objects of research have been the multinational corporation, the internationalization process and the transformation of managerial models across national borders. He has published in several scientific journals in the areas of management, industrial relations, human resources management, corporate governance and health and safety.
He has also taught at the École de Management de Lyon (France), and the Fundacão Getúlio Vargas (Brazil)
Robson designs and facilitates country-specific workshops in Living Institute
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Tom Hale, BFA, Theatre, University of Texas, Austin.
After receiving a classical education in theatre, Tom went on to study and perform comedy and improvisation at the Groundlings Theater in Los Angeles, California. He has since used these skills to further his career in the service industry, managing fine dining restaurants in New York, Los Angeles, and Copenhagen. He is currently managing director of Cafe World Aps. in Copenhagen where he oversees his own restaurant, as well as consults.
Tom facilitates country-specific workshops
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Dorte Krogh, Senior Consultant, Culture Transformation Strategist, senior advisor and board member.
She’s often described as Swiss-knife and bridge builder, as she contributes where the future of business development meets organizational- and leadership. Her focus is within helping leaders and employees to create a culture, based on values and a diverse mindset, that goes hand in hand with structure, goal and meaning.
Dorte has a strategic and commercial mindset founded in a visionary and creative approach, and she’s experienced in transforming strategy to action by engaging people. She’s process and result orientated.
During four years, she has been running an empiric research program called the CULTURE-nomad. By having informal talks with about 200 owners, leaders, and employees on the effect culture and teamwork has for value-creation.
She has used her entrepreneurial drive to take several initiatives. Among them she’s the initiator of the Danish business association for design companies. She initiated and was Co-writer on a Harvard Business Case about culture driven organizations.
During her carrier, she has been working with a wide range of Scandinavian companies, as: Mærsk, NRK, Carlsberg, and DesignMuseum Danmark, Royal Copenhagen, Royal Greenland, PenSam, Hjerteforeningen, Danisco, Convatec / Unomedical, Plantui, LEO Pharma, DSV, Frederiksberg Kommune, GASA Nordgrønt, Samsø Akademi, Skousen, Personalhuset and Meyers Madhus.
Over the years Dorte has shared her experience and knowledge in different boards and jurys, i.e. Bestyrelseskvinder East of Denmark, KnowledgeCenter of “God Arbejdslyst”, O’Sullivan Consulting, BarbroShoe, Norsk Designråd, Woulda and DesignDenmark. She’s a mentor at Scion DTU, where she’s been mentor for more than 10 companies, some of them finalists in Danish Tech Challenge (SolarSack, PeeFence, LaPee).
Mads Fuglede MA History and Philosophy. Apart from being one of Danish media’s most popular USA-analysts Mads Fuglede is a vivid and entertaining speaker and a highly esteemed author.
Mads is a historian and philosopher from The University of Aarhus and now a researcher at University of Copenhagen.
He won an award for his outstanding and entertaining communication-skills in 2008 – the same year his highly praised book: “USA – Den Universelle Nation” came out.
As a speaker he has created a series of wide range of talks – all of them with the US as a focal point.
Mads designs and facilitates country-specific workshops in LIVING INSTITUTE
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Geir Helgesen, Cross-cultural Trainer, PhD, Director at Nordic Institute of Asian Studies at Copenhagen University and cultural sociologist. Born in Norway.
Geir has been working with Korea for more than 30 years and is often quoted in the media on Korean, and Asian, matters.
Geir frequently conducts lectures on Korean matters across the globe and has, among others, acted as a consultant for foreign companies with activities in Korea.
At Living Institute Geir designs and facilitates workshops on Korean culture and business life.
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