Ilja Grzeskowitz, CSP
Change is not what happens to you, but the way you deal with it. That´s the mantra of German Keynote Speaker Ilja Grzeskowitz (spoken Graesch -ko -witz). He studied economics and marketing and was the youngest store manager for Germany´s largest retail corporation Karstadt, as well as for IKEA. During these disruptive times, he had to fight with various changes and became an expert on that topic. The bestselling author of seven books held guest lecturing positions at the Berlin School of Law and Economics and the SRH University in Berlin and constantly travels around the world to research future trends and developments. It is one of his strongest beliefs, that companies only change, when the people change and he helps entrepreneurs, business executives and managers to deal with the rapid changes around us. It is Ilja’s mission to support organizations to create a culture of change, that is based on innovation, flexibility and the courage to try out new ways. Among his clients are Audi, BMW, Daimler, Lufthansa, Nespresso, RWE, Telekom and Zalando. As a Keynote Speaker, Ilja has already given presentations in nine countries on three continents. On american C-Suite TV he was introduced as Germany´s #1 change expert.