Benjamin Zander

Benjamin Zander has been the conductor of The Boston Philharmonic Orchestra for the past thirty years. He has been on the faculty of the New England Conservatory since 1965 and has taken the NEC Youth Philharmonic on thirteen international tours. He is also the Artistic Director of the Walnut Hill School, a high school for the performing arts. He will be the lead keynote speaker at the 2009 World Economic Forum in Davos, and has been profiled on CNN, 60 Minutes and the BBC, and in the New York Times, the London Times and the Wall Street Journal.

Mr Zander was the 2002 recipient of the United Nations ‘Caring Citizen of the Humanities Award.’ He is highly respected in corporate and political circles, and addressed numerous prestigious gatherings of world leaders.

Mr Zander is one of the most sought after speakers in the world, giving highly effective presentations to organizations on the subject of Leadership and Creativity He employs the model of music as an analogy for corporate life.

Effortlessly translating his accomplishments, he relates to the business arena in a spellbinding performance. In doing so, he awakens your perspective on leadership, creativity, coaching and teamwork.

With flair and animation, he involves you in an inimitable way.

He is guaranteed to be a memorable ingredient of your event that will be much talked about.