Background

Mike Hoogveld (1973) is a partner at nlmtd, a consultancy focusing on creating futureproof organisations through strategy, innovation and transformation services. He graduated in Economics and Business Administration, and holds a PhD in management sciences, having researched the success factors for business agility. Mike has published several articles and books, with nominations for the PIM Literature Prize and Management Book of the Year. He is internationally active as a guest professor at various universities and business schools. He is also a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars as well as within organizations.

 

In his working life, Mike's passion is to help his clients create a fast and flexible organization. By using agile principles to achieve powerful transformations, Mike supports people within organizations to adopt a customer perspective and to foster their entrepreneurship and innovation. By balancing the people, planet and profit aspects, he thus helps them become futureproof.

 

Mike is an experienced sparring partner for boards and management teams. Issues that clients often bring to him include:

  • Can you guide us in achieving the transformation to an agile organization?

  • Can you support us in the digital transformation of our organization?

  • Can you help us to increase customer focus in our organization?

  • Our people do not show enough initiative and entrepreneurship. How can we improve this?

  • Our product-development is much too slow. How do we increase our innovation power?

  • How can we achieve a Lean Startup within our existing organization?

  • Our organization must be faster and more flexible. How do we manage this?

  • How can we improve the learning ability of our organization?

  • How do we get better insight into what out customers want and do? And how do we adapt to this?

  • How can we ensure better alignment between our marketing, sales and service teams? And between business and IT?