The Executive Team:
Juris Doctor from the California Western School of Law and Graduate in Mathematics and Physics from the University of Paris.
Professor of International Trade Law and Risk Analysis in various Universities; Taught Commercial Legal Geostrategy to students in Business Administration. Taught Aerospace International Commercial contracts negotiations to the first team of Airbus contract managers.
Licensed Commercial and Airline Pilot with over 25 years in the Commercial Aerospace Industry at managerial and executive positions in major airlines and electronic equipment suppliers including Airbus, Boeing, Pratt&Whitney, and General Electric. Launched a successful eastern European startup charter airline. Negotiated extensively with aircraft leasing companies and improved the backbone leasing contracts.
Worked extensively in Asia to help airlines develop the industrial aspects of the maintenance centers. Participated in the initial industrial opening of CAAC China Airlines to phase in western digital technology and won the first major modernisation program of legacy fleets.
Consultant in Central Russia for Northern Telecom effort to rejuvenate a regional Telecom Grid immediately after the breakup of the USSR.
Designed and managed the local political interface as a Consultant for a French International Conglomerate in a chaotic Middle Eastern Country. The system offered a secure, resilient, and sustainable 4 layers Telecom Grid integrating an IT backbone to securely manage administrative government services and offer public internet access as well as telecommunications.
Lecturer in International Conferences in Chaotic Crisis Management, reconstruction, systemic water management and IT security.
Solid political network in EMEA, and privileged access to Morocco, has consulted with various governments on resilient and sustainable infrastructures development.
Law Degree from the Claude Bernard University in Lyon and graduated as Full Actuary from the Institut de Science Financière et d’Assurance in Lyon, France.
Specializes in early-stage start-ups, Strategic Management and Financial Engineering, Business models and Value chain.
Founded ERISA, an insurance subsidiary of Credit Commercial de France (C.C.F.), actually HSBC; Chairman and CEO of William M. Mercer, the Marsh and McLennan consulting company, in Paris – led a major reorganisation and the implementation of a new information technology network.
Vice President of Foreign Affairs at Centro Academus (a Strategic Centre focusing on promoting Innovation and Skills); Chairman at GHL Associates, Virtual Sea and ACTUA CONSEIL Group; Co-Founder of GDE Enterprises, an organization based in Boston and Lausanne dedicated to Life Sciences and Medicine – involved in Strategy and Funding.
Strategy Consultant at the Suez Group, the Crédit Mutuel Group and the Crédit Agricole Group, (now Crédit Agricole CIB).
Served on the Board of Directors of Marsh and McLennan companies in France, Elysees Gestion and Elygest Luxembourg; Vice-President of the French Chamber of Commerce in Mexico, and as President of the Cercle 103 in Paris; Fellow of Oxford Leadership Academy.
Over 25 years in Swiss Private Banking at the Executive and C Suite levels as the head of major Swiss Banks.
Vast experience in managing very large accounts with Portfolio planning & diversification, Stock Market Trading, Real Estate Portfolio structuring & expansion, and Financial Risk Mitigation.
Developed and managed Family Offices and Trusts for large Investors Groups that are fully integrated with the Banking system.
Solid network within the Swiss Banking Establishment offering many financial opportunities not readily available to the regular investor.
The Management Team:
Over 25 years providing expert business development services and creative content distribution and development strategies for multiple corporations.
Founder – CEO of Lelia Media, L3C based in Detroit, Michigan USA.
Developed U.S. sales strategy and business growth for digital marketing agency specializing in Real Estate and Automotive sectors; Experience with Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Participation Marketing and User-Generated Content.
Managed high-profile projects working with industry leaders on Business and Sales Plan development and Implementation, Direct Sales Team Management, Creative Marketing Program Development, Copywriting, Songwriting, Video Production, Print Production Scheduling, Sales and Presentation Material Development.
Provided marketing and advertising sales services as well as contracted sales team development, training and management to the healthcare industry, national magazines and event production companies.
Managed Sales Operations for Quest Diagnostics – successfully organized and developed inside operations and marketing programs for a 40 member clinical laboratory sales force responsible for over $140 million annual sales; Account Executive for Roche Pharmaceuticals and SmithKline Beecham Clinical Laboratories.
Member of organizing committee for First International Conference on Human Behaviour Change for Animal Welfare (2016); Member of Italian-American Chamber of Commerce of Michigan (2014); InForum A Women’s Alliance – Chairperson, Horse Lovers Affinity Group.
Bachelors of Science degree from Michigan State University.
Over 25 years experience as leading-edge ethical-business consultant / facilitator / executive coach and CEO mentor – promoting and teaching the principles of Globally Responsible Business.
Founder & CEO of True Nature Enterprises LTD, based in the UK and Sweden.
Facilitator of Various Ethical Business Startups & “World-Improvement” Projects in W. Midlands, UK and in Washington DC, San Francisco, Colorado, Detroit, USA; Consultant and Freelance Educator / Coach – British Petroleum’s Virtual Teamworking Project.
Training Manager for Thomas Cook Travel Management TEAMS Program – designed to transform TCTM worldwide into highly successful division of the Thomas Cook Group.
Served as a Police Sergeant and Police Duties Instructor for Thames Valley Police – Milton Keynes, UK.
Director of Development with over 20 years experience using various IT services as a leverage in successful SME (Small and Medium Enterprises) turnaround initiatives.
Managed large institutional IBM accounts, within the framework of IBM Business Partner Network holding the n°1 position.
Served as Strategic Advisor and Coach to help European Companies bidding on China Belt and Road Initiative; Provided Coaching and Strategy to help Chinese Companies enter the European Market.
Solid network in EU-China commercial relations.
Licensed French Attorney.
Expert in Criminal Financial Law, Criminal Business Law and Criminal Law, including Political involvement, with more than 30 years experience.
Over 10 years specializing in Family Law issues involving the protection of children.
Heir of a long lineage of District Attorneys and Judges in France.
Solid Law and Political French network.
25 years of success in the Medical Equipment distribution industry as a Business Development Director and Owner of various Small and Medium Enterprises.
Developed multiple e-commerce platforms and Consulted for outsourcing with European Medical Equipment Manufacturing Companies.
Developed Humanitarian Health Equipment Logistics & Distribution centers.
Managed the local political interface for a chaotic Middle Eastern country as a Consultant for a French International Conglomerate. The system offered a secure, resilient, and sustainable 4 layers Telecom Grid integrating an IT backbone to securely manage administrative government services and offer public internet access as well as telecommunications.
Applies over 25 years of domestic and international engineering and business development experience to lead the implementation of a “next generation” innovation enterprise designed to vastly improve the success of start-up companies through long-term targeted engagements.
Expert and lecturer in Science and Technology implementation, training and Automation.
Board Member of University of Nebraska Electronic & Computer Engineering Advisory Board. At the request of the Chancellor, John agreed to lead the Strategic Planning team to promote the University’s cross-departmental effort in developing a University of Nebraska Omaha STEM Strategic Plan.
He instilled immediate changes in the approach to expand the effort to include representatives from K-12 educators and industry representatives in support of his “pipeline” view of STEM. The resulting program represented a significant enough potential impact to economic development in the Omaha market that it was adopted by the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln-Computer & Electronic Engineering-Industry Advisor and Keynote Speaker for annual freshman and sophomore event.
University of Nebraska, Omaha, Executive MBA Alumni Association. Funded and led creation of the Association in 2010 with a mission of allowing alumni to grow careers, opportunities and companies.
A significant portion of his effort is focused on the underserved groups represented by Veterans, Native Americans, African Americans, and other minorities. John brings the following to these innovators:
- 10 years experience directing Business Development efforts resulting in millions of dollars in new revenue opportunities while consistently exceeding revenue expectations.
- 7 years of sales management, direct sales and sales support experience negotiating and closing at C-level on deals as large as $7.2M.
- 9 years domestic and international executive level experience building and directing multi-disciplined IT teams in delivering innovative solutions in excess of $19M.
- 11 years experience leading executive level strategic planning efforts resulting in millions of dollars in operational optimization savings and new market revenue generation.
Dr. of Business Administration from University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna, Austria.
Habilitation in Accounting Software Models at the Department of Communications Engineering of the Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria.
Lecturer and Researcher in Knowledge Management and Theory of Science.
Dr. Hoermann has worked extensively with the Austrian Board of Chartered Accountants and as an IT-Auditor.
Dr. Hoermann contribution is in research on accounting and semantic business modeling using predicate logic as well as “Process Oriented Business Modeling for SME” in partnership with the Vienna College for Business Management FHW Gmbh. and CF-Business Consulting and SME Research Austria and the Austrian Board of Chartered Accountants.
Dr. Hoermann is researching the new Economic Paradigm functioning within the network based Information Economy starting with a knowledge based approach to science integrating different scientific fields in order to measure in real time the true wealth of assets and Nations within the dynamic stream.
An accomplished and visionary senior Project Manager with extensive experience and varied expertise across Europe, Australia and the MENA area. With in-depth understanding of detailed business principles and practices, he drives for strategic and operationally practical solutions.
As Vice President Program Management Office at the Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC), he managed the team to delivered on time and under budget (AED 1.6 Billion under budget) one of the world’s biggest semi-automated ports with an adjacent industrial zone of two thirds of the size of Singapore. Led the execution of the top priority cross-functional corporate programs and projects at ADPC.
Taught Project Management Fundamentals and PMI / PMP certification courses in Europe, Northern Africa and Asia. Lecturer of MBA students, at the University of Geneva for MBA students in Program and Project Management. Lecturer at the Skema Business School Lille, France for Management of Information Systems. As of 2009 he coached over 35% of all Swiss PMPs.
Set-up a Project Management Office from scratch at Orange Communications Switzerland. Established Program Management as one of the Governance corporate management practices.
As the founding member of the PMI Switzerland Chapter he acted in numerous VP roles for 7 years. He mentored PMI Chapter Presidents in Northern and Western Europe for 2 years.
Elected Vice President of the Swiss Business Council of Abu Dhabi to promote business, social exchanges and mutual interest between the UAE and Switzerland.
Alexander holds a Masters Degree in Computer Electronics and Software Engineering (MSc) and also has a Master in Business Information Systems (MBIS). He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and holder of Green Belt Six Sigma.
Mr. Christian Sommade is the General Secretary for HCFDC, a Think Tank and platform to facilitate communications between Government Entities and Business Entities for the purpose of promoting Best Practices regarding Resiliency and Crisis Management.
Dr. Patrick Lagadec
PhD in Political Science, graduate of the ESSEC school of business and the EHESS school of social sciences. Officer of the National Order of Merit, he was awarded the Forum Engelberg prize in 1999.
Patrick Lagadec was Director of Research at the Ecole Polytechnique. He is a member of: the French Academy of Technologies, the European Crisis Management Academy, and the Scientific and Technical Council of the International Risk Governance Council (IRGC).
His research and expertise focus on crisis prevention and management in increasingly “unconventional” crisis environments; vulnerability and preparedness appraisal; in-crisis steerage – both public and private – of critical infrastructures and vital networks; post-crisis case study, debriefing and training; and the development of sustainable responses to shifting security paradigms and the new challenges of governance that complex systems have to face in the light of global “ruptures”.
In over 20 years of direct involvement with critical infrastructure operators, public administration, international organizations and NGOs, he has acted in a consulting and training capacity and as a front-line strategic advisor in actual crisis situations.
Recent missions include: the 2002 anthrax crisis, the Toronto SARS scare, the 2003 heat-wave in France, and hurricane Katrina.
Website: Patrick Lagadec
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