References

The Global Leadership Summit

The Global Leadership Summit is the world’s largest leadership conference with 10,000 people attending live, 150 000 attending via live video broadcast and more than 400,000 (!) people attending while watching via video link in 128 countries across the world.

The Global Leadership Summit is organised by Willow Creek and held in Chicago, USA.

It is a conference dedicated to improving the world by developing better leaders and it has been organised for 20 years. Some of the speakers from previous years include:

  • Brené Brown, author of Daring Greatly and Rising Strong
  • President Jimmy Carter
  • President Bill Clinton
  • Jim Collins, co-author of Good to Great, and Great by Choice
  • Melinda Gates, Co-chair of The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Adam Grant, professor at Wharton School of Business and author of Give & Take
  • Seth Godin, Best-selling Author, Renowned Blogger
  • Jeffrey Immelt, CEO of General Electric
  • Michael Porter, professor, Harvard Business School
  • Colin Powell, former U.S. Secretary of State

And many more of some of the biggest names in leadership.

At the 2017 Global Leadership Summit Fredrik shared the stage with speakers such as:

  • Marcus Buckingham
  • Angela Duckworth
  • Sheryl Sandberg

The Global Leadership Summit has a dedicated team looking for and evaluating speakers from around the world for their conference.

Fredrik Haren was the only speaker representing Europe and/or Asia in 2017.

“Our guests benefited greatly from Fredrik Haren’s presentation. He stretched our leaders to reconsider their creative potential and brought a wonderful sense of humor to our event. His Idea Book was one of our most popular books we offered and continues to impact leaders throughout the world.” -Andy Cook, Executive Director of Operations, The Global Leadership Summit