Daniel F. Pinnow is a Pioneer of Systemic Leadership in the German speaking countries and a wellknown Leadership Expert and bestselling Author. He is the Founder & Managing Partner of the Academy of systemic Leadership an was, therefore, more than 15 years the Managing Partner & CEO of the "Akademie für Führungskräfte der Wirtschaft GmbH" in Überlingen and Bad Harzburg, Germany - one of the most famous experts in leadership and management science in German speaking countries.
The experienced management trainer and leadership coach has been on the board of directors of the Cognos AG, one of Germany’s biggest private providers for further education and gained deep leadership experience as top manager within international companies such as Airbus Group and E.ON Ruhrgas AG.
Pinnow earned a master’s degree in economic sciences from the University of Cologne and a master’s degree in social sciences from the University of Wuppertal. Throughout his studies he focused on psychology and organizational sciences. He was lecturer of Leadership at Technical University Munich (TUM) one of the "Excellence Univeritys" in Germany and lecturer of Leadership & Organisation at Hochschule Fresenius in Munich. Since 2007 he became a Associate Professor of Leadership at Capital University of Economics and Business in Beijing, China.
In addition to his bestseller ‚Leadership – What really matters‘ (Führen – Worauf es wirklich ankommt, 6th edition in 2012), which was also published in China as one of the first german management books, Daniel Pinnow has published numerous papers and books on human resource management, systemic leadership and ethics.