A goal-oriented, insightful and seasoned strategic executive & transformation agent, with 15+ years of experience in start-up, high-growth and fortune 100 companies. Extensive experience building & leading transformational efforts for both small & global operations. A strong track record of achievements in leading and enabling cross-functional alignment, transformation & delivering client centered results.
Dr. Toppenberg continues to strike a balance between professional & academic endeavors, through his practitioner work at growth oriented companies and academic work at Copenhagen Business School, UC Berkeley and Stanford. The opportunity to get deeply involved in specific real-world practitioner issues and then to step back and reflect on broader trends helps to be more effective on both fronts. His goal is to continue to peer over the horizon to understand how the impact of emerging technology mgmt. on business transformation is being reshaped & to translate the insights into actionable advice that deliver tangible impact to businesses today.