George A. Kohlrieser is an organisational and clinical psychologist. He is a Distinguished Professor of Leadership and Organisational Behavior at IMD Business School in Switzerland, and consultant to global companies. He is a frequent speaker at management and professional conferences around the world including the World Business Forum, the World Economic Forum, and the United Nations. His work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, The Financial Times, Forbes and other leading newspapers and magazines. He has been a speaker at TEDx talks in both New York and Lausanne.With a background in hostage negotiation, George Kohlrieser, the Distinguished Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behavior at IMD Business School, has a demonstrated background in handling sensitive and urgent situations. He is also an author of several books, a frequent international speaker, lecturer, and adviser.