Finn Majlergaard, the founding partner and CEO of Gugin, holds a doctorate degree from the International School of Management in Paris, New York, Tokyo, and Shanghai, as well as an MBA from Henley Management College in the UK. Finn, who is a habitual international worker, held international positions in such companies as IBM, CSC, and Arther Anderson Business Consulting before founding Gugin.
Gugin is a company focused on consulting, training, and research, with the aim of helping others create a winning company culture in order to attract the best customers and employees. Since its inception in 2002, Finn and Gugin have helped hundreds of companies spanning the glove with Post-merger integration, global leadership development, corporate culture development, cross-cultural training, and crises management.
Finn Majlergaard could be described as a habitual entrepreneur who, besides being a founding member of Gugin, has also started various other companies, including Educated Singles and Find a Supervisor. The former is a global community for well-educated individuals for the purposes of dating, networking, and socialising. The latter is a site dedicated to helping students at a tertiary level.
Besides his various day jobs, Finn Majlergaard is also a visiting professor to various business schools and university across the globe. Amongst these, he includes the likes of the International University of Monaco and the University of Saint Joseph in Macao. He is also a facilitator at HEC Paris Executive Education where he facilitates workshops on cross-cultural management in their executive leadership programme.
The author of two well-received books on the topic of his passion, Finn Majlergaard is also a weekly contributor to Entrepreneur India on leadership, globalisation, and cultural diversity and a frequent contributor to Occidental World Magazine.
As a speaker, Finn Maljergaard snares his audiences’ attention with his captivating rhetoric, delving into such topics that incorporate corporate culture development, cross-cultural relationships, and providing solutions to myriad challenges companies can face in today’s challenging corporate environment.
“Finn is an incredibly knowing and creative person, with a broad range of tools up his sleve. A person with a proactive and professional attitude towards his projects. He will always have a creative or holistic solution to any business problem you may have. I do not hesitate to recommend Finn highly.”
“Finn is a very creative, inspiring person, who taught me about the benefits of networking on both local and global levels.”
“Finn is one of the most outstanding 'cross cultural' experts in consulting I came across in my works. Definitely going the extra mile to make a difference in his expertise, it is no wonder that he is requested globally to contribute to projects or programms of great significance! I highly recommend Finn to all international large projects and assignments any time, any place, anywhere!! An honor to recommend you Finn!!”
“I have had the pleasure to work closely together with Finn on a systems development project. Finn has a rare gift in seeing possibilities where everyone else sees barriers. Finn's sense of humor and supporting nature in combination with his communicative skills helped to create an easy-going - relaxed and dedicated atmosphere in the team. Finn is very sharp in analysis and fast in seeing opportunities in a situation.”
“Finn is a nice personality with excellent knowledge on Corporate culture issues. His way of approaching the subject is straight and of a high professional level. We hired him for an extensive presentation to - and followed by a workshop for our senior management. The feedback received has been highly satisfying.”
“Finn's one of those rare mixes of a visionary, great entrepreneur, a get things done type, skilled to the teeth intelligent and nice on top of that. What can i do more than highly recommend him!”
“Finn is utterly right when pointing out that in international settings, cultural awareness is of paramount importance, yet often dealt with poorly. His insights into globally operating businesses, and his research into the issue, have added a lot to the doctoral program at ISM in Paris. Whenever you meet up with Finn, you’re likely to learn something new about cross-cultural management.”