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 4describesTom 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:

  • an innovation guru24 25 26
  • a world-renowned authority on disruptive innovation27
  • a Silicon Valley expert28 29 30 31 32 33 34
  • an international best-selling author35 36 37
  • a leadership and creativity expert383940 41 42 43
  • 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 scene44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52
  • a Fortune 500 coach and Fortune 500 consultant53 54 55 56
  • a consultant for the world’s largest leading global conglomerates57 58 59 60

Tom Oliver has also been a visiting graduate MBA professor for subjects as diverse as innovation, change management, strategic human resource management and leadership.61

In addition, Oliver is the founder of the Global Leadership Circle at the AllianceManchester Business School, UK.62 63 64 65

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.6667 68 69

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.70

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 71 72 Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann, the former President of the United Nations General Assembly, Nobel Peace Prize winners such as the Dalai Lama , Mairead Maguire, Shirin Ebadi and Desmond Tutu, world-renowned business leaders like the CEO of Puma Jochen Zeitz and Sir Richard Branson of Virgin, and leading global conglomerates such as Virgin Unite, Puma and Google.7374 75

Nobel Peace laureate Desmond Tutu called the inaugural event of the World Peace Foundation, the World Peace Festival Berlin in 201176 the most influential peace gathering in history”77


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 acclaim78 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.79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 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://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scnkzbZxl4M&t=4s
  5. CNN - https://www.cnnturk.com/video/ekonomi/sirketler/tom-oliverdan-itibar-ve-kriz-yonetimi-tavsiyeleri
  6. Excerpt of a Bloomberg TV special - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scnkzbZxl4M&t=4s
  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. Pepsico TBA
  19. JOHNSON & JOHNSON - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9L4hzaYpmA
  20. Google HQ Silicon Valley- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izUNfynwYu0
  21. Fortune - https://www.fortuneturkey.com/devlerin-akil-hocasi-42228
  22. Press Reader - https://www.pressreader.com/philippines/philippine-daily-inquirer/20180409/281998968030260
  23. CNN - https://www.pressreader.com/philippines/philippine-daily-inquirer/20180409/281998968030260
  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. Ateneo Graduate School of Business - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ateneo_Graduate_School_of_Business
  27. Harry Walker - https://www.harrywalker.com/speakers/tom-oliver
  28. 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
  29. German IT Leader Congress - https://www.it-daily.net/it-management/projekt-portfolio-management/19845-der-deutsche-it-leiter-kongress-2018
  30. German IT Leader Congress - https://www.it-zoom.de/it-mittelstand/e/branchentreff-der-it-leiter-21282/
  31. German IT Leader Congress - https://www.internetworld.de/termine/der-1-deutsche-it-leiter-kongress-nbsp-1580779.html
  32. 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
  33. German IT Leader Congress - https://www.pressewissen.de/2018/02/28/was-sie-als-it-leiter-2020-wissen-muessen/
  34. German IT Leader Congress - https://www.news4teachers.de/2018/09/deutscher-it-leiter-kongress-2018-deutschland-fehlen-die-digitalstrategen/
  35. Ateneo Graduate School of Business- https://global.ateneo.edu/news-events/2017/business-gurus-share-lessons-innovation
  36. Atenep Graduate School of Busienss - http://ateneo.edu/news/graduate-school-business-mark-50th-year-summit
  37. Ateneo De Manila - http://ateneo.edu/news/year-review
  38. CNN - https://cnnphilippines.com/news/2016/03/09/ad-summit-2016-come-out-and-play.html
  39. German IT Summit - https://www.cologne-it-summit.de/referenten/2016/
  40. Adobo Magazine - https://www.adobomagazine.com/philippine-news/ad-summit-pilipinas-2016-all-set-for-subic/
  41. Ad Summit - http://www.wazzuppilipinas.com/2016/01/ad-summit-2016-announces-new-speakers.html
  42. Philstar Global - https://www.philstar.com/lifestyle/business-life/2016/03/11/1561186/world
  43. Ad Summit- https://embed.scribblelive.com/Embed/v7.aspx?Id=1920416&Page=0&overlay=false
  44. Riviera Buzz - http://riviera-buzz.com/uncategorized/item/ibiza-nice.html
  45. Fortune - https://www.fortuneturkey.com/devlerin-akil-hocasi-42228
  46. Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger - https://www.ksta.de/sag-zum-abschied-laut-servus-13453292
  47. Nice Premium - https://www.nice-premium.com/associations,73/nice-live-le-label-de-la-qualite-evenementielle-nicoise,11868.html?lang=fr
  48. Cot d'Azur - https://www.cote.azur.fr/evenements/ibiza-festival/
  49. Cote Magaxine - http://www.cotemagazine.com/upload/cotemagazine/magazine/COTE-LA-REVUE-DAZUR-AOUT-2013.pdf
  50. Ibiza Festival - http://www.easybeachbooking.com/en/news-detail/news/273-finish-the-summer-with-the-ibiza-festival-in-nice.cfm
  51. Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger - https://www.ksta.de/sonntag--27--august--13-uhr-13154362
  52. Cote Magazine - http://www.cotemagazine.com/upload/cotemagazine/magazine/COTE-LA-REVUE-DAZUR-AOUT-2013.pdf
  53. Cote Summit - https://www.cologne-it-summit.de/referenten/2016/
  54. Ateneo Graduate School of Business
  55. Ad summit - http://www.wazzuppilipinas.com/2016/01/ad-summit-2016-announces-new-speakers.html
  56. PhilStar - https://www.philstar.com/lifestyle/business-life/2016/03/11/1561186/world
  57. Business gurus share lessons - https://global.ateneo.edu/news-events/2017/business-gurus-share-lessons-innovation
  58. Ateneo Graduate School of Business
  59. Ateneo Graduate School of Business - http://ateneo.edu/news/year-review
  60. German IT Summit - https://www.cologne-it-summit.de/referenten/2016/
  61. IAE NICE - https://mobile.twitter.com/iae_nice/status/1045608503262498816?lang=en
  62. University of Manchester - https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Byhwwj6kG8cEb0drSXVZLTVmUVE/view
  63. World Business Dialogue - https://www.world-business-dialogue.com/
  64. CSA Speakers - https://www.facebook.com/CSA.Redneragentur/posts/1024376497592138
  65. Top Global MBA Students - https://us7.campaign-archive.com/?u=ccb5aba1b49ca5c3b1b477c84&id=0d4e297a3d&e=fe36bb38a9
  66. Club of Budapest - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Club_of_Budapest
  67. World Business Academy Fellows / https://worldbusiness.org/fellows/tom-oliver/
  68. World Business Academy - https://worldbusiness.org/fellows/tom-oliver/
  69. Synergos - https://www.synergos.org/news-and-insights/2011/world-peace-festival-global-peace-index-build-momentum-peace
  70. World Peace Foundation - http://www.world-peace-foundation.org
  71. Michelle Bachelet's greeting to World Peace Festival - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zh0lcNJmLQ0&feature=emb_logo
  72. World Peace Festival - https://web.archive.org/web/20100922081016/http://www.worldpeacefestival.org/
  73. World Peace Foundation - https://world-peace-foundation.org/testimonials-2/
  74. World Peace Foundation - https://web.archive.org/web/20110223135517/http://www.worldpeacefestival.org/
  75. World Peace Foundation - https://web.archive.org/web/20110223135517/http://www.worldpeacefestival.org/
  76. Desmond Tutu: World Peace Foundation - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPzGeuGZLpo
  77. World Peace Festival - https://web.archive.org/web/20110309010624/http:/vimeo.com/12847014
  78. Erhart Kirfel - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erhart_Kirfel
  79. Fortune - https://www.fortuneturkey.com/devlerin-akil-hocasi-42228
  80. CNN - https://www.cnnturk.com/video/ekonomi/sirketler/tom-oliverdan-itibar-ve-kriz-yonetimi-tavsiyeleri
  81. CNN - https://www.cnnturk.com/haberleri/tom-oliver
  82. Press Reader - https://www.pressreader.com/philippines/philippine-daily-inquirer/20180409/281998968030260
  83. Bloomberg - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scnkzbZxl4M&t=4s
  84. Monaco-Matin - https://www.monacomatin.mc/vie-locale/l-etat-d-esprit-est-plus-important-que-le-talent-119926
  85. CNN- https://cnnphilippines.com/news/2016/03/09/ad-summit-2016-come-out-and-play.html
  86. Google HQ Silicon Valley- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izUNfynwYu0