John Metselaar

Professor Leading Innovation, at the Solvay Brussels School. Director Innovation & Digital Transformation at The Conference Board. Former P&G Executive.
Belgium

John Metselaar

Professor Leading Innovation, at the Solvay Brussels School. Director Innovation & Digital Transformation at The Conference Board. Former P&G Executive.
Belgium
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Biography

John has turned his 30-year global Director-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 Site Leadership of P&G’s pivotal Brussels Innovation Center. He now teaches, speaks, inspires, and advises broader audiences, living his purpose of passion for innovation, fascination with leadership, and the power of connecting.

John is a Professor of Management Practice, teaching at Solvay Brussels School for Economics and Management. He is also the Director of The Conference Board’s (New York) Innovation & Digital Transformation Institute and leads its Innovation Council bringing together senior innovation executives from over 25 renowned multinationals to jointly develop cutting-edge innovation competence.

John is fully Board-Certified and serves on a number of supervisory and advisory boards. By education he is a Chemical Engineer from Delft University of Technology.