Our Faculty

Our Faculty members are recognized world authorities in their fields. Dividing their time between teaching, research and working with international companies, they remain on top of the latest management trends. You can expect timely, innovative learning activities, materials, and content in all IMD programs.

George Kohlrieser

George Kohlrieser is a former hostage negotiator and brings in the principles of hostage negotiation to the program, to prevent you from ever being a psychological hostage to a boss, colleague or employee. You will leave the program truly empowered to lead at the edge and play to win, while remaining authentic and true to yourself.

John Weeks

Professor Weeks's unique approach to leadership, organizational culture, and change is reflected in his research, teaching, and over twenty years of working with executives worldwide. He helps leaders understand how they can manage themselves to lead others more efficiently and to have a positive and intentional impact on the culture in their part of their organization.

Jean-François Manzoni

Jean-François Manzoni is the President of IMD, where he also serves as the Nestlé Professor. His research, teaching, and consulting activities are focused on leadership, the development of high-performance organizations and corporate governance.

Program Faculty

Programs: Advanced High Performance Leadership, High Performance Leadership, Inspirational Leadership, Orchestrating Winning Performance

Topic: Leadership

John Weeks


John Weeks


Topics: Leadership, Top Teams

Program: Orchestrating Winning Performance

Topics: Leadership, Governance


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