Nicolai Chen Nielsen is a Partner at the Supertrends Institute, where he focuses on the intersection of cutting-edge technology, global trends, and the implications they have on organizations and leaders. He is the author of two bestselling books, Return on Ambition and Leadership At Scale, and writes regularly on personal development and leadership.
He is a former associate partner at McKinsey & Company, where he advised clients on leadership development, culture change, and agile transformations. He also led McKinsey’s latest research on developing leadership across organizations. He is an Alumni of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community, a group that focuses on collaborating to address local, regional, and global issues.
Nicolai is passionate about personal development and the lifelong journey towards enlightenment. He is fascinated by the universal truths found in ancient wisdom traditions, and seeks to understand them in order to live a more loving and peaceful life. He is currently based in Italy with his wife Samira and their two dogs Napoleon and Caesar.