Johannes Kleske

Consultant in Berlin

Johannes Kleske

Consultant in Berlin

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Johannes Kleske, 38, is a strategy consultant and futures researcher. He has spent the last ten years investigating possible futures of work, communications, and cities with a critical perspective. His mission is to give people agency in an increasingly complex world.

He is the co-founder of Third Wave, a strategy and research firm for the New Normal, which helps companies and organizations to understand and shape the digital world. With more than 20 years of experience in digital consulting combined, Johannes and his co-founder Igor Schwarzmann support their clients with business consulting, design thinking/service design and coaching. Among their clients are startups as much as SMEs and large corporations like Deutsche Telekom, Volkswagen, and Deutsche Bahn.

In his talks, Johannes is promoting a confident and considered approach to the digital transformation. He has spoken at Republica 2013 and 2015 in Berlin, at IAM in Barcelona and the Utopia Think Tank in Tel Aviv, and at companies like BNP Paribas, Elaxy, and BBDO.

Johannes is living in Berlin, where he spends his free-time on his road bike.

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