Contact Michael Kolk
Bio: Michael Kolk is a Partner based in the Amsterdam office of Arthur D. Little and a member of the global Chemicals and Technology & Innovation Management Practices. The focus of his consulting work is on growth and innovation strategy in the chemical and other technology-intensive industries. He has been a regular author on strategy and on this subject for Arthur D. Little’s management journal, Prism. Michael Kolk has an MSc in Chemistry from the University of Amsterdam and a PhD in Biophysical Chemistry from the University of Nijmegen. He also attended the executive education program at INSEAD (Fontainebleau).
Contact Wilhelm Lerner
Bio: Wilhelm Lerner leads Arthur D. Little's Central Europe Strategy & Organization Practice, located in Frankfurt. Within his more than 25 years of management consulting work, he has supported clients in the consumer goods and retail, construction, chemicals and manufacturing industries in strategy development, accelerating growth, marketing, sales and performance improvement with his considerable expertise, which was gained worldwide. Wilhelm holds a Beverage Engineering Degree and a Master of Business Administration.
Contact Frederik van Oene
Bio: Frederik van Oene is a Partner in Arthur D. Little’s Benelux office based in Brussels, and is a member of the Technology and Innovation Management Practice. Most of his work is focused on helping organizations enact the changes required to improve performance and realize their objectives. He has extensively worked in innovation, R&D and technology management, strategy implementation, and improving organization development and effectiveness in the chemicals, agriculture, aquaculture, pharmaceuticals and consumer goods industries. He has over 20 years of experience in management consulting.
Frederik van Oene studied at Twente University in the Netherlands and at Manchester Business School in the UK. He holds a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering and a Master's Degree in Business Administration. He is fluent in Dutch, English, French and German. He is co-author of the books Third Generation R&D Management, published by Harvard Business School Press, and The Innovation Premium, published by Perseus Books.
He regularly teaches Innovation and Technology Management at IMD/ETH/EPL, Theseus (at Sophia Antipolis) and the Solvay Brussels School of the Free University of Brussels.