Nick van Dam

IE Board Member, Director of the IE Center for Corporate Learning Innovation, and Professor at IE University

Founder e-Learning for Kids (NGO), Senior External Advisor at McKinsey & Company, Senior Faculty Member& Advisor at Josh Bersin Academy.

Nick Van Dam

Nick Van Dam is an internationally recognized thought leader, adviser, researcher, author, and speaker on learning innovations and leadership development. Nick has over 30 years of business experience as a former partner, Chief Learning Officer, HR Executive, and Client Advisor at McKinsey & Company, Deloitte as well as Siemens.

Nick is Chief of the IE University Center for Learning Innovation, serves on the University Advisory Board and is professor in Learning, Talent and Leadership Development.

He has written articles for various publications such as Harvard Business Review, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Fortune Magazine, to name a few.

He has authored and coauthored more than 25 books and numerous articles on innovation. Under the patronage of the European Parliament Federal Ministry of Education & Research, he received the 2013 Leonardo European Corporate Learning Award for ‘shaping the future of organizational learning and leadership development’.

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Nick Van Dam
The old talent model was a ‘T’ model. The future is an ‘M.’ Every decade you go back to school and delve into a new area of expertise.
Nick van Dam
IE Board Member, Director of the IE Center for Corporate Learning Innovation, and Professor at IE University