John Metselaar has turned his 30-year global Vice-President-level leadership responsibilities at Procter & Gamble into expertise in Leadership, Innovation, Strategy, and Organizational Culture. His extensive P&G experience has included on-the-ground working experience in Cincinnati-U.S.A., Kobe-Japan, and he left as CTO of P&G’s pivotal Brussels Innovation Center. He now teaches, speaks, inspires, and advices broader audiences living his purpose of Passion for Innovation, Fascination with Leadership, and the Power of Connecting.
John has become Professor of Management Practice, teaching at Solvay Brussels School for Economics and Management. He also is Director at The Conference Board (NYC) owning its global Innovation & Digital Transformation Institute, and its European, Asian, and Gulf-Region Innovation Councils – in which he brings senior Innovation Executives together to grow their Innovation competence.
John further serves as Executive Advisor, “Philosopher”, and Key-note Speaker on Innovation, Leadership, Strategy, and Culture – working with companies as AB-InBev, Bayer, Ecolab, Deloitte, Pfizer, Mediamarkt, PMI, and more. He recently joined the Global Minds Network, and founded ‘Includers” boutique advisors on Inclusive Leadership, and “EI4I – Ecosystem Intelligence for Innovation” to guide leaders into their open innovation and ecosystem efforts.