Jean is a New York Times bestselling author and trusted advisor to hundreds of CEOs and senior leaders. He is a regular keynote speaker on personal performance and corporate innovation. He has designed and delivered award winning global leadership programmes. Jean lectures at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, INSEAD’s LEAP leadership programme and Henley Business School.
Jean is also an expert facilitator, regularly undertaking high-challenge assignments across the globe for brands including BBVA, Nike, Coca-Cola, Condé Nast, eBay, GE, Microsoft, Pfizer, Sony, Standard Life Investments, Superdrug, Halma, Stella McCartney, Toyota, UK Sport and Lawn Tennis Association. He’s worked extensively in the TV and Movie sector with Sony Pictures, BBC Worldwide, Discovery Channel and UK TV.
In 2010, Jean co-authored the New York Times bestseller, The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working, with Tony Schwartz. In 1997, Jean co-founded the think tank, HumanITy, a UK charity that advises governments and NGOs on issues of social exclusion and technology. In 2011 he attended the 2041 Inspire Antarctic Expedition ‘Leadership on the Edge’, where he spent a month in the Antarctic alongside corporate leaders, educators, students and entrepreneurs from around the world, as part of an ecological research and lobbying programme.