Eric Olson is the global managing partner of Leadership Consulting, and a strategic leadership consultant. Multinational clients challenge him to design and implement leadership initiatives that deliver business impact.
Eric has built up several regional and global leadership consulting firms in the US and Europe over the past decade. Previously, Eric launched an international organizational consulting firm that provided executive coaching and consulting services to FORTUNE 500 and healthcare organizations.
He was CEO of a UCLA-based eHealth company that provided online specialty services between the US and international medical centers in the Middle East.
Eric’s consulting expertise comes from living in Asia for more than 10 years and conducting action research in three areas: leadership’s impact on organizational culture and financial performance; the bidirectional movement of talent from developed to emerging markets like India, China, and Brazil; the shift of leadership thought and practice from East to West and from North to South.
Eric’s taught change and complexity courses at UCLA and UC Irvine Business School Extension, and applied his research findings through consulting work with Viacom, Bayer, Toyota, MTV, Pfizer, and Sony.