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Kjell Nordstrom

Considered a true thought leader in the business arena, Kjell Nordstrom is an economist, strategic management expert, and best-selling author. Kjell speaks with authority and humour on a range of topics including globalisation, economy, and the new style of management. 

Strategic management guru, and self-styled enfant terrible of the world of business, Kjell Nordstrom attempts to make sense of the world, economy and society, with an unrivalled clarity and gravitas.

Named on several Global Thinkers Lists , the eminent Kjell is a dynamic and highly respected keynote speaker.

Very interactive, professional, interesting and entertaining. Something for everyone - could have listened all day.
Credit Suisse

Kjell’s first foray into business was academic. After an engineering degree, he completed an Economics degree and a Phd in International Business (both from Stockholm University), which incorporated extensive research into globalization and business strategy. An academic role at the Institute of International Business at the Stockholm School of Economics followed.

Using his knowledge he now advises and consults for many multinational businesses, and writes endlessly on the subjects. He has published three books and numerous articles in all of the world’s most widely read and respected business and management magazines.

Alongside colleague Jonas Ridderstrale, he presents his findings in print and via the spoken word. A world-class team of orators, the pair travel the world extensively expounding their managerial wisdom.

They have published Funky Business – Talent Makes Capital Dance, and in 2000, both Amazon and the online magazine Management General rated it as one of the five best business books of the year.

Karaoke Capitalism - Management for Mankind, also written together with Jonas Ridderstråle, was published in 2003. The book has been translated into 23 languages and the duo has appeared on international TV to talk about their findings.

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What people said about Kjell Nordstrom

Your independent thoughts, confident summaries and tone of optimism has given real inspiration to the participants
President, MGG Conferences
A lecture so inspiring, thought provoking, personal, humorous and entertaining. Without exception I have received similar feedback.
AABS Managing Partner Central Europe
The response to Dr Nordstrom's session has been outstanding. I've heard many comments that he is the best speaker they have ever seen
Incentives Manager, Commonwealth Bank Group, Australia
We were able to enjoy a very entertaining while at the same time provoking speech outlining a wealth of ideas about the new world.
CEO, Zurich Re
Your presentation was tremendous and scored top marks on our delegates evaluation sheets!
Yorkshire International Business Convention Ltd
We thank you for the lecture you kindly gave to our future leaders onto the subject Emotion, Behaviour and Management. The participants of the Management Group Seminar seventh class appreciated in its real value this performance and in their name and that of my team, we really want to thank you warmly.
Vice President, corporate training, Total S.A.
Attendees described it as refreshing, entertaining and truly inspiring. We continue to get so many positive comments about your talk.
HayGroup, London
What a great performance! Thank you so much for making our mini conference into a seriously unique get-together!
Managing partner, CEO, AlpInvest
Always a pleasure to work with Kjell, and made a very good impression on thre client.
Medical Knowledge Group
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