OWNER AND GROUP CHAIRMAN

Fortune magazine calls Tom Oliver “the mentor of the giants": In a Fortune feature article about Tom Oliver and The Tom Oliver Group, Fortune describes Tom as “a coach of the world's top Fortune 500 CEOs”, who "works with the world’s most prominent and wealthiest billionaire families and billionaire entrepreneurs, and the most famous brands from Johnson & Johnson to Pepsi and Google.”1


CNN describes Tom as a “world-famous management consultant”2 3and Bloomberg 4 calls Tom a “global management guru" and an “expert in empowering companies how to manage change, times of uncertainty, and crisis”. Tom Oliver has earned praise for his work from: 

Oliver has won praise as:

  • a consultant of the CEOs of the world’s leading and largest companies56 57 58 59
  • a Fortune 500 coach and Fortune 500 consultant52 53 54 55
  • an innovation guru23 24 25
  • a world-renowned authority on disruptive innovation26
  • a Silicon Valley expert27 28 29 30 31 32 33
  • an international best-selling author34 35 36
  • a leadership and creativity expert373839 40 41 42
  • a legendary singer, songwriter, music producer and performer who has headlined music festivals around the world, and is a famous name in the international music scene43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51

Tom Oliver has also been a visiting graduate MBA professor for subjects as diverse as innovation, change management, strategic human resource management and leadership.60


In addition, Oliver is the founder of the Global Leadership Circle at the AllianceManchester Business School, UK.61 62 63 64

Oliver has been awarded lifelong seats in some of the most influential think tanks of our time, together with a wide range of Nobel Peace Prize winners, deans of some of the highest-ranked business schools in the world, heads of state and billionaire entrepreneurs.6566 67 68

Tom Oliver is also the Chairman and Founder of The World Peace Foundation (WPF) which is the independent charitable arm of The Tom Oliver Group.69


Tom Oliver and the World Peace Foundation have earned praise and support for their work from heads of state like Xanana Gusmão  and Michelle Bachelet 70 71 Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann, the former President of the United Nations General Assembly, Nobel Peace Prize winners such as the Dalai Lama , Mairead MaguireShirin Ebadi and Desmond Tutuworld-renowned business leaders like the CEO of Puma Jochen Zeitz and Sir Richard Branson of Virgin, and leading global conglomerates such as Virgin UnitePuma and Google.7273 74

Nobel Peace laureate Desmond Tutu called the inaugural event of the World Peace Foundation, the World Peace Festival Berlin in 201175 “the most influential peace gathering in history”76


Founder Tom Oliver Group

After supporting his father in setting up his own management company in Germany and leading it to great success and national acclaim77 Tom Oliver founded the global Tom Oliver Group of which he continues to be the Group Chairman and sole owner.  The Tom Oliver Group (TOG) is a worldwide strategy and management consulting firm.  The Tom Oliver Group is the trusted advisor and consultant for many of the world's most influential companies, family businesses, market leaders and leading global conglomerates.78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 The areas of expertise of the Tom Oliver Group include:

  • Strategic planning and development
  • Growth strategies
  • Innovation
  • Purpose-driven business
  • Strategic human resource management
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Branding
  • Putting the customer first: Achieving total customer-centricity
  • Consumer Trends & Profitability
  • Procurement and supply chain management
  • IT
  • Operations
  • Risk & crisis management
  • Sustainability and corporate social responsibility
  • Tom Oliver Group Training
  • Nothing is Impossible Leadership Institute
  • Digital transformation and strategy
  • Front-end and back-end of family business operations

Footnotes


  1. Fortune - https://www.fortuneturkey.com/devlerin-akil-hocasi-42228
  2. CNN - https://www.cnnturk.com/video/ekonomi/sirketler/tom-oliverdan-itibar-ve-kriz-yonetimi-tavsiyeleri
  3. CNN - https://www.cnnturk.com/haberleri/tom-oliver
  4. Excerpt of a Bloomberg TV special - https://youtu.be/DADky7224ek
  5. CNN - https://www.cnnturk.com/video/ekonomi/sirketler/tom-oliverdan-itibar-ve-kriz-yonetimi-tavsiyeleri
  6. Excerpt of a Bloomberg TV special - https://youtu.be/DADky7224ek
  7. Fortune - https://www.fortuneturkey.com/devlerin-akil-hocasi-42228 
  8. GOLD MEDAL WINNER 13X WORLD RECORD HOLDER - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfPXEMFcehk
  9. World Peace Foundation - https://world-peace-foundation.org/testimonials-2/
  10. Desmond Tutu - https://world-peace-foundation.org/testimonials-2/
  11. World Bank - https://ideas4action.org/press-release-idealab/
  12. ERNST & YOUNG GLOBAL BOARD - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cuPO27Ka7w
  13. Fortune- https://www.fortuneturkey.com/devlerin-akil-hocasi-42228
  14. Nothing Is Impossible- https://www.scribd.com/document/242376377/Nothing-Is-Impossible-Oliver-Tom-pdf
  15. Amazon - Nothing is Impossible - https://www.amazon.com/Nothing-Impossible-Realize-Maximize-Results/dp/0071831223
  16. Nothing is Impossible - https://www.scribd.com/document/242376377/NScribd.com Nothingothing-Is-Impossible-Oliver-Tom-pdf
  17. World Peace Festival - https://web.archive.org/web/20100922081016/http://www.worldpeacefestival.org/
  18. JOHNSON & JOHNSON - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9L4hzaYpmA
  19. Google HQ Silicon Valley- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izUNfynwYu0 
  20. Fortune - https://www.fortuneturkey.com/devlerin-akil-hocasi-42228
  21. Press Reader - https://www.pressreader.com/philippines/philippine-daily-inquirer/20180409/281998968030260
  22. CNN - https://www.pressreader.com/philippines/philippine-daily-inquirer/20180409/281998968030260
  23. Ateneo Graduate School of Business - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ateneo_Graduate_School_of_Business
  24. Ateneo Graduate School of Business - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ateneo_Graduate_School_of_Business
  25. Ateneo Graduate School of Business - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ateneo_Graduate_School_of_Business
  26. Harry Walker - https://www.harrywalker.com/speakers/tom-oliver
  27. The Buildungs Magazine - https://www.google.fr/amp/s/www.news4teachers.de/2018/09/laeuft-doch-super-auch-ohne-das-digitaldingsda-von-der-illusion-dass-alles-in-deutschland-so-bleiben-kann-wie-bisher-auch-in-den-schulen/%3famp
  28. German IT Leader Congress - https://www.it-daily.net/it-management/projekt-portfolio-management/19845-der-deutsche-it-leiter-kongress-2018
  29. German IT Leader Congress - https://www.it-zoom.de/it-mittelstand/e/branchentreff-der-it-leiter-21282/
  30. German IT Leader Congress - https://www.internetworld.de/termine/der-1-deutsche-it-leiter-kongress-nbsp-1580779.html
  31. Professorship For Business Information & Digitization - https://www.uni-potsdam.de/de/digitalisierung-prof-pousttchi/aktuelles/aktuelle-artikel/prof-pousttchi-auf-dem-deutschen-it-leiter-kongress-2018.html
  32. German IT Leader Congress - https://www.pressewissen.de/2018/02/28/was-sie-als-it-leiter-2020-wissen-muessen/
  33. German IT Leader Congress - https://www.news4teachers.de/2018/09/deutscher-it-leiter-kongress-2018-deutschland-fehlen-die-digitalstrategen/
  34. Ateneo Graduate School of Business- https://global.ateneo.edu/news-events/2017/business-gurus-share-lessons-innovation
  35. Atenep Graduate School of Busienss - http://ateneo.edu/news/graduate-school-business-mark-50th-year-summit
  36. Ateneo De Manila - http://ateneo.edu/news/year-review
  37. CNN - https://cnnphilippines.com/news/2016/03/09/ad-summit-2016-come-out-and-play.html
  38. German IT Summit - https://www.cologne-it-summit.de/referenten/2016/ 
  39. Adobo Magazine - https://www.adobomagazine.com/philippine-news/ad-summit-pilipinas-2016-all-set-for-subic/
  40. Ad Summit - http://www.wazzuppilipinas.com/2016/01/ad-summit-2016-announces-new-speakers.html
  41. Philstar Global - https://www.philstar.com/lifestyle/business-life/2016/03/11/1561186/world
  42. Ad Summit- https://embed.scribblelive.com/Embed/v7.aspx?Id=1920416&Page=0&overlay=false
  43. Riviera Buzz - http://riviera-buzz.com/uncategorized/item/ibiza-nice.html
  44. Fortune - https://www.fortuneturkey.com/devlerin-akil-hocasi-42228
  45. Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger - https://www.ksta.de/sag-zum-abschied-laut-servus-13453292
  46. Nice Premium - https://www.nice-premium.com/associations,73/nice-live-le-label-de-la-qualite-evenementielle-nicoise,11868.html?lang=fr
  47. Cot d'Azur - https://www.cote.azur.fr/evenements/ibiza-festival/
  48. Cote Magaxine - http://www.cotemagazine.com/upload/cotemagazine/magazine/COTE-LA-REVUE-DAZUR-AOUT-2013.pdf
  49. Ibiza Festival - http://www.easybeachbooking.com/en/news-detail/news/273-finish-the-summer-with-the-ibiza-festival-in-nice.cfm
  50. Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger - https://www.ksta.de/sonntag--27--august--13-uhr-13154362
  51. Cote Magazine - http://www.cotemagazine.com/upload/cotemagazine/magazine/COTE-LA-REVUE-DAZUR-AOUT-2013.pdf
  52. Cote Summit - https://www.cologne-it-summit.de/referenten/2016/
  53. Ateneo Graduate School of Business
  54. Ad summit - http://www.wazzuppilipinas.com/2016/01/ad-summit-2016-announces-new-speakers.html
  55. PhilStar - https://www.philstar.com/lifestyle/business-life/2016/03/11/1561186/world
  56. Business gurus share lessons - https://global.ateneo.edu/news-events/2017/business-gurus-share-lessons-innovation
  57. Ateneo Graduate School of Business
  58. Ateneo Graduate School of Business - http://ateneo.edu/news/year-review
  59. German IT Summit - https://www.cologne-it-summit.de/referenten/2016/
  60. IAE NICE - https://mobile.twitter.com/iae_nice/status/1045608503262498816?lang=en
  61. University of Manchester - https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Byhwwj6kG8cEb0drSXVZLTVmUVE/view
  62. World Business Dialogue - https://www.world-business-dialogue.com/
  63. CSA Speakers - https://www.facebook.com/CSA.Redneragentur/posts/1024376497592138
  64. Top Global MBA Students - https://us7.campaign-archive.com/?u=ccb5aba1b49ca5c3b1b477c84&id=0d4e297a3d&e=fe36bb38a9
  65. Club of Budapest - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Club_of_Budapest
  66. World Business Academy Fellows / https://worldbusiness.org/fellows/tom-oliver/ 
  67. World Business Academy - https://worldbusiness.org/fellows/tom-oliver/
  68. Synergos - https://www.synergos.org/news-and-insights/2011/world-peace-festival-global-peace-index-build-momentum-peace
  69. World Peace Foundation - http://www.world-peace-foundation.org
  70. Michelle Bachelet's greeting to World Peace Festival - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zh0lcNJmLQ0&feature=emb_logo
  71. World Peace Festival - https://web.archive.org/web/20100922081016/http://www.worldpeacefestival.org/
  72. World Peace Foundation - https://world-peace-foundation.org/testimonials-2/
  73. World Peace Foundation - https://web.archive.org/web/20110223135517/http://www.worldpeacefestival.org/
  74. World Peace Foundation - https://web.archive.org/web/20110223135517/http://www.worldpeacefestival.org/
  75. Desmond Tutu: World Peace Foundation - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPzGeuGZLpo
  76. World Peace Festival - https://web.archive.org/web/20110309010624/http:/vimeo.com/12847014
  77. Erhart Kirfel - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erhart_Kirfel
  78. Fortune - https://www.fortuneturkey.com/devlerin-akil-hocasi-42228
  79. CNN - https://www.cnnturk.com/video/ekonomi/sirketler/tom-oliverdan-itibar-ve-kriz-yonetimi-tavsiyeleri
  80. CNN - https://www.cnnturk.com/haberleri/tom-oliver
  81. Press Reader - https://www.pressreader.com/philippines/philippine-daily-inquirer/20180409/281998968030260
  82. Bloomberg - https://youtu.be/DADky7224ek
  83. Monaco-Matin - https://www.monacomatin.mc/vie-locale/l-etat-d-esprit-est-plus-important-que-le-talent-119926
  84. CNN- https://cnnphilippines.com/news/2016/03/09/ad-summit-2016-come-out-and-play.html
  85. Google HQ Silicon Valley- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izUNfynwYu0