Paul Strebel is the Sandoz Family Foundation Professor of Strategic Change Management at IMD, Lausanne. He has worked privately with top management teams on strategic change and as a keynote speaker and seminar leader for numerous multinationals, including most Nokia, Swisscom and Credit Suisse. He has published six books, as well as articles in top business journals. He received the 2004 Award for Research on Leadership from the Association of Executive Search Consultants for his article The Case for Contingent Governance
Anne-Valérie Ohlsson has been a Research Associate at IMD since 1999, working on business strategy, mergers & acquisitions and the challenges of managing people in a global organization. She also has substantial experience as a practitioner, having worked in marketing roles for Pfizer and the International Olympic Committee. Anne-Valérie is co-author, with Jacques Horovitz, of A Dream with a Deadline: Turning Strategy into Action (FTPH, 2007) and has also written for Sloan Management Review and the FT Handbook of Management.