Professor Obeng is a British educator who is recognized for his success as a motivational speaker, innovator and author.
He created the concept of the World After Midnight and the practice of ‘New World Management- How to survive in a world which changes faster than you can learn,’ which is often the topic of his speeches.
Professor Obeng is founder director of Pentacle, not only the world’s first virtual business school, but also the first organisation to offer an integrated management approach specifically designed to meet the challenges of our fast changing, complex 21st Century. He has established QUBE, the world’s best 3D learning environment, and he is also a professor at the School of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Henley Business School.
Eddie Obeng began his career with Shell, and went on to serve as an Executive Director at Ashridge Management College, which he turned around from a failing business to a successful enterprise in 18 months.
Obeng is the author of nine books, all of which focus on business strategy, adapting for change, leadership, innovation and organization. Eddie Obeng offers insights into the most effective ways to adapt to address the rapidly-changing environments in business, society and culture today. Using examples from real life client work, and from experience in turning a business around, Eddie demonstrates, in his words, that “The future is now because most of us are already late!”
In his TED talk, The World After Midnight, Eddie asserts that the world is changing so fast, that if we don’t innovate and lead, we will be left in a mess.