Adam Kingl

Adam Kingl

With a career spanning an impressive range of industries including entertainment, consulting, and education, Adam Kingl has spent decades working in innovation, strategy, culture and leadership.

Most recently, Adam was the Regional Managing Director for Duke Corporate Education in London, leading the organisation’s business in Europe, and advising clients on issues of adaptability, performance, creativity, and purpose. Previously, Adam was the Executive Director of Thought Leadership for London Business School (LBS). He was also as associate of Saatchi & Saatchi and the Management Innovation eXchange.

Adam is passionate about leadership for what’s next and has authored a book on this topic, “Next Generation Leadership,” (Harper Collins; February 2020).

Adam’s keynote presentations are an illuminating conversation that not only inspire strategic innovation but also unleash creativity and unlock issues within organisational culture. He speaks with warmth and compassion on generational paradigms of work and leadership encouraging organisations to have different and better conversations, creating a simple and approachable path to transforming business success.

He contributes as a writer and expert interviewee to: The Financial Times, Sunday Times, Forbes, Fortune, The Guardian and Fast Company, among many others.

Adam holds degrees from London Business School, UCLA, and Yale. He is accredited by the British Psychological Society in personality and competency assessment.  Adam was raised in Silicon Valley, California and now lives in Surrey, UK. He is a dual British-American citizen.


What people say about Adam Kingl

“I found the session very interesting, and I am applying your model to think outside the box, so very well done!”

“Let me first say that our group is a tough one and are very critical of speakers from the outside. HOWEVER, our group loved Adam’s talk. They felt it was relevant, to the point, and everyone could relate to what was covered. I received compliments on Adam all day.”

“Interactive and engaging session with strong relevance to current challenges and practices.”

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