Christian Rangen and Elisabeth Ovstebo are renegade management innovators. They go to work every day to make help make innovation happen. They challenge management mental models; push creative strategic thinking and help leaders engage and innovate.
Christian and Elisabeth are founders of Engage // Innovate – a Scandinavian think-tank and consulting company. They are authors, speakers and consultants on strategic innovation, radical innovation and reinventing leadership. They work with senior leadership on innovative strategic transformation. Recent innovative approaches to strategy and leadership have led to a range of new management practices in Scandinavian firms.
Christian also teaches strategy, innovation and leadership at BI – Norwegian Business School and a range of executive development programs. At BI, Christian is starting the BI Management Innovation Lab to help students and executives re:think leadership and drive management innovation. He is also an active public speaker and speaks frequently on topics like “Pirate thinking”, “Dream Bigger”, “Strategy Tools for the Next Generation” and “Innovation and leadership”. Today he is leading work with global firms like Statoil and Aibel and small game-changers like Peanuts, and Startup Weekend.
Christian and Elisabeth are also the happy owners of the Brazilian boutique hotel and Management Camp Villa Vista Taiba – a paradise for strategic innovative thinkers and passionate kitesurfers…