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Adam Kingl

Speaker Profile

Adam Kingl

Managing Director, Duke Corporate Education

Adam Kingl is Managing Director of Duke Corporate Education.  Until recently, he was the Executive Director of Thought Leadership for London Business School (LBS) Executive Education, serving on the School’s Executive Education Board and Management Team.  He has worked in 25 countries in Europe, North America, the Middle East, Asia and Australia/New Zealand.       

He is also an Associate of the Management Lab/Management Exchange and was an Associate of Saatchi & Saatchi from 2014 to 2016. Adam served on the CLIP steering committee for the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), which creates standards and accredits corporate universities and learning functions. 

Previously, Adam was Executive Director of Learning Solutions at LBS, responsible for all Executive Education programme design and quality, where he created the School’s pedagogy and impact assessment methodology. Before joining the executive team, Adam was a Programme Director for Open and Custom Executive Education.

Prior to LBS, Adam was a consultant in creativity, innovation, strategy, culture and leadership. He also worked in the media and entertainment industries for a number a years in both business and creative functions.   

Adam has consulted and taught courses in areas such as unleashing personal and team creativity, strategic innovation, management innovation, organisational culture, high performing teams, generational paradigms of work and leadership, and fulfilling organisational and personal purpose to organisations including the BBC, BP, De Beers, Disney, Ericsson, Oman Oil, Tesco, UKTV and Zurich.

Adam speaks at many public conferences including the Global Leadership Summit, FT-Coca Cola Enterprises Future of Sustainability Summit, HR Directors Business Summit, European HR Directors International Business Summit and internal conferences by the Harvard Business School Alumni Club, Pfizer, Citywire, Aktis Strategy, Business International, Tokyo MX TV, and TiE – the global entrepreneurs’ network.  

He has contributed to and been interviewed by publications including The Financial Times, Sunday Times, Forbes, Fortune, The Guardian, London Business School Review, European Business Review, Gulf News, The National (UAE), Saudi Gazette, Trade Arabia, South China Morning Post, the Hong Kong Economic Times and Edge - the Institute of Leadership and Management, to name but a few!

Adam holds degrees from London Business School, UCLA and Yale.  He is a dual British-American citizen.