Chris is driven to co-create more joy and meaning in companies through a disciplined pursuit of simplicity.

He constantly seeks harmony between his activities as a technology executive in large scale-ups, a leadership coach in digital transformations and as a creator hosting The Business Simplicity Podcast.

He has a deeply human approach when engaging in these activities, as he knows that technologies will only perform to the level of the humans that created the solution.

Chris is originally from Los Angeles in the United States and has settled with his family in the Netherlands.

Languages: English (native), Dutch (basic)

Education: MBA Universiteit Nyenrode

Focus: Digital Strategy & Innovation, Simple Business Design, Software Engineering at Scale

Past experience: Software-as-a-Service, Sustainable Energy, Fleet Management, Financial Services

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Mobile: +41 79 435 1660

Skype: didiermarlier

5 Route du Village

1884 Villars-sur-Ollon

CH - Switzerland

“Engaging Leadership” has been written for leaders who are about to engage their organisations in change."

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