Associate Professor at INSEAD
Henrik Bresman is an Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour at INSEAD and the Academic Director of the INSEAD Global Leadership Centre (IGLC).
Professor Bresman is an expert on distributed leadership and high-performance teams. He is the co-author of the top-selling book X-Teams: How to Build Teams that Lead, Innovate, and Succeed (published by Harvard Business School Press), which examines how teams at all levels can take on strategic leadership roles and change the direction of their firms. Prior to his current work, Professor Bresman served in several roles as a manager, consultant, and entrepreneur. He co-founded a venture capital firm focused on early stage technology businesses.
Professor Bresman's current teaching at INSEAD focuses on developing principled and effective leaders. He is directing the Management Acceleration Programme.
Professor Bresman studied economics at the Stockholm School of Economics, philosophy and Japanese at Lund University, Sweden, and financial management at Keio University, Japan. He received his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.