Lars Sudmann

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Lars Sudmann

Lars Sudmann is an advisor, keynote speaker and executive coach on leadership, strategy and innovation and communication for global corporations and leaders. He is the owner of Sudmann & Company, a consulting and management training network.

Lars draws on his business experience as a former CFO for Belgium Procter & Gamble, as well as consulting expertise with Fortune 500 companies, to help them achieve better business and organizational results. Lars supports executive teams in times of change, strategic redirection, performance improvement and turnaround.

Additionally, Lars spends his time analyzing what makes businesses and individuals successful. He lectures at the universities of Braunschweig (business leadership) and Aachen (innovation in communication). He has given four TEDx talks, and has been featured in the Chicago Tribune, the Washington Post, Inc., Fast Company and many more.

Education Session – The Innovative Toastmaster: Spice up your leadership and communication skills with practical innovation strategies

Friday, 8/24 10:15- 11:15 a.m.

The world is changing rapidly, especially in the areas of new tools and technologies. Toastmasters should also stay innovative in their approach to leadership and communication. In this highly engaging and practical session, innovation and leadership expert Lars Sudmann will share strategies for Toastmasters that can be applied the next day. We will not only explore tools and technologies, but also learn new ways and principles on how to be a better leader via innovation in Toastmasters, business and life.

During this session, you will:

  • Apply a key innovation principle for mastering innovation and change, in Toastmasters, business and life.
  • Learn innovative ways for speech preparation and overall communication.
  • Learn how innovation can also be applicable to you as a leader, including practical strategies, metrics and tools.