Gilbert J. B. Probst
- Managing Director and Dean, Leadership Office and Academic Affairs, World Economic Forum
PhD in Business Administration, University of St Gallen, Switzerland. Formerly, Visiting Faculty Member: Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, International Management Institute, Geneva; consultant for major companies including BMW, Deutsche Bank, DaimlerChrysler, Hewlett-Packard, Siemens, Swisscom, Winterthur Insurance, Swisslife. Currently also: full Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Management and Co-Director, Executive MBA programme, University of Geneva, Switzerland. President of the Board, Swiss Top Executive Training (SKU). Member of the Board: Swiss Management Society; Holcim. Founder: Geneva Knowledge Forum; CORE, Centre for Organizational Excellence at universities of St Gallen and Geneva; Strategic Knowledge Group, Zurich. Author of several books and papers, including: Managing Growth; Learning Organization; Knowledge Management; Systemic Management; Thinking in Networks; Structuring of Organizations. Recipient of awards, including: Best Paper Award, Academy of Management Executive; Best Case Award, ECCH; Latsis Award for excellence in research.