Dr Bart Sayle is the CEO and founder of Breakthrough Global. He is an expert in enterprise-wide innovation, leadership, and business growth. His time as Director of Innovation with Unilever saw Bart Sayle develop a powerful approach to accelerate innovation and business growth. This experience resulted in his development of the Breakthrough Process currently used by various companies and institutions across the globe.
A trusted global authority in business culture, leadership, and innovation, Bart Sayle is a trusted advisor on vision and strategy. His career, spanning over 25 years of working with top business leaders and high-performing organisations, has seen him build winning cultures that deliver breakthrough results. Amongst his many clients, Bart Sayle counts the likes of Danone, Ferrero, T-Mobile, Procter & Gamble, Mars, Pepsico, and T-Mobile.
Bart Sayle did not start his career in the business field, however. He started out as a scientist conducting research into the biochemistry of chemotherapeutic agents. He moved on to work on the psychophysiology of human perception and then moved into education where he studied creativity with young children and how this changes as they grow up. He has postgraduate degrees from the University of Manchester, University of California at Berkeley, and Harvard Business School.
A founding board member of the Washington DC Think-tank “The Ocean Health Council”, Bart Sayle advises on vision and strategy for the global initiative on the Oceans supported by The World Bank and the World Economic Forum. This is a collaborative approach between Business, Science, and 15 governments. Amongst these are included the USA and China.
“Riding The Blue Chain: A Leadership Plan for Explosive Growth”, written by Bart Sayle, is a bestselling business book. His background as a scientist, business leader, and entrepreneur is offset by his lifelong study of human creativity, human performance, and human systems.
A sought-after conference speaker, Bart Sayle is known for his energizing and inspiring talks across the globe, sharing his insights on culture, growth, leadership, and innovation.
Bart Sayle lives in the United Kingdom and speaks English.
“Bart Sayle was able to energise and engage people, showing what everyone can do to become more open to diverse thinking and actions. He is highly inspirational and able to catch an audience by his lively performance. Since the presentation I have been approached by several people indiciating their appreciation and one person mentioned “that was one of the best leadership presentations I have ever seen”. Not that I had expected anything less...”
“I have been fortunate to work with Bart and Breakthrough on a number of occasions to enhance corporate business results and for personal executive coaching. Our results have been in line with the name: Breakthrough. Bart has also proved to be an insightful and trustworthy coach whose counsel I have relied upon for more than 10 years.”
“Bart helped us transform our people, our culture, and our processes, thereby helping us establish a new trajectory for business growth.”
“We should all ride the blue train. It will unleash creativity, imagination, courage and collaboration. This book is a map to re-discovering magical thinking, and team discovered truth.”