Dr. Nick van Dam

Director of the IE Center
for Corporate Learning
IE University

Dr. van Dam is an internationally recognized thought leader, advisor, executive coach, researcher, facilitator, and best-selling (co-) author of more than 27 books on Corporate Learning, Talent Management, Organizational Behavior and Leadership Development. Dr. van Dam has over 30+ years of business experience as a former Partner, Global Chief Learning Officer, HR-Executive, and Client Advisor at McKinsey as well as at Deloitte. He has served over 100 clients around the world.

Nick is Director of the IE Center for Corporate Learning and Talent Management.

He is a (visiting) Professor at IE Business School, Nyenrode Business University, The University of Pennsylvania and Harvard (HBP, Corporate Learning).  Nick is a core faculty member of CEDEP.(Fontainebleau, France). He is the Academic Director of the IE/Nyenrode ‘Global L&D Leadership Program’ and ‘Global HR Leadership Program’. And he is an external senior advisor and faculty member at McKinsey & Company.

He has written numerous articles for various publications and has been quoted by Bloomberg Businessweek, The Financial Times, Fortune Magazine, Harvard Business Review, Times of India, Information Week, CLO Magazine, and The Wall Street Journal.

Nick is the founder of the e-Learning for Kids Foundation, which has provided free digital lessons for more than 30 million underprivileged elementary school children. (www.e-learningforkids.org