Dr. Corrie Jonn Block
CEO, Paragon Consulting
46 y/o, Calgary
Dr. Corrie Block is a world leading expert in Business Strategy, Organizational Behavior, and Leadership. He is the Professor of Strategic Management at Monarch Business School in Switzerland, and certified NLP & Executive Coach, with over 25 years’ experience working on more than 150 companies.
A multi-industry expert, Dr. Corrie travels between Canada, USA, UK and Dubai for speaking engagements and workshops, delivering deep insights on employee engagement, meaningful management, executive performance, culture, tech, innovation and the organization of the future.
Dr. Corrie coaches the world’s top executives, from multinationals to small family businesses.
An addicted learner, Dr. Corrie completed all of his graduate studies while working, including Masters degrees in both Business Administration & Global Leadership, a Swiss Doctorate in Business Administration and a UK PhD in History along with certificates in Finance from Harvard and in Artificial Intelligence from M.I.T.
Dr. Corrie is the author of many academic and mainstream publications, including Spartan CEO: Six Pillars of Executive Performance, and Business is Personal: A Blueprint for Finding Meaning at Work, and he has been published in Gulf Business, Forbes, CEO Magazine, Entrepreneur, MEED, Oxford Journals and Routledge Academic Books.
Dr. Corrie rose to prominence after establishing 5 businesses and receiving awards for product innovations. In the 2000s, Dr Corrie founded Paragon, a boutique consultancy providing high-profile strategy and implementation across industries and organizations such as Microsoft and World Bank, tech start-ups, multinationals and governments.
Dr. Corrie believes that “business is personal” and runs a leading, regional podcast featuring panels of experts.
He’s an addicted learner, an avid reader, and he enjoys yoga, biking and Spartan racing.