Frits Van Paasschen is a seasoned executive with 30 years of experience at global companies, and new to our roster of exclusive speakers.
Frits served as the CEO of Starwood Hotels and Resorts from 2007-2015, and before that spent 3 years as the CEO of Coors Brewing Company. He has also held management positions at Nike and Disney’s Consumer Products Divisions.
Frits is also the author of the Amazon bestseller The Disruptors’ Feast: How to Avoid Being Devoured in Today’s Rapidly Challenging Global Economy.
BigSpeak President Barrett Cordero recommends Frits to clients “who are hungry to get past the headlines and move towards trendlines. They will benefit immensely learning from a two-time CEO who was able to thrive in sectors facing disruption.”
A Frits Van Paasschen Keynote is:
- Powerfully disruptive and informative
- Future and trendline (versus headline) oriented
And Answers Questions like:
- How do we continue to be outliers in an age of great change?
- How do we, as corporations, decide what to be really good at?
“Frits van Paasschen draws on his experience as a global business leader to offer advice on how we can prepare ourselves and our institutions to thrive and make sense of a tumultuous world.”
Arianna Huffington, co-founder of The Huffington Post