One of Europe’s most sought after leadership speakers, Emmanuel Gobillot is the author of the best-selling book The Connected Leader published in 2007. The book has been described by one reviewer as "the first leadership book for the MySpace generation." Emmanuel is currently working on his next book researching and mapping out innovation networks.
In 2007 he created Emmanuel Gobillot Limited as a way to concentrate on his writing and speaking career whilst developing best in class solutions with world class with clients. Emmanuel has worked with organizations as varied as the BBC, Philips, BT, ITV and The UN to develop their senior executive capability and make their organizations more effective. His work in leadership development, innovation, growth and culture change facilitation has been used by organizations such as Zurich Insurance and Carlsberg. His interventions are focused on creating the capability in organizations to deliver results through innovation and world-class leadership.
A French national, Emmanuel moved to the UK in 1985. Prior to his consulting career he worked in financial services where he held a number of positions in line and project management. Notably he was head of organizational culture on the first web enabled CRM implementation in the UK. In 1998 he joined Hay Group where he became Head of the Consumer Sector consulting practice and later Director of Leadership Services.
Emmanuel holds an International Baccalaureate from the United World College of the Atlantic, a Masters of Arts with honors from St Andrews University and a Diploma in Management Science from the Nottingham Trent University.