Tim Leberecht

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Tim Leberecht is a German-American author and entrepreneur, and the co-founder and CEO of The Business Romantic Society, a firm that helps organizations and individuals create transformative visions, stories, and experiences.

Tim is also the co-founder and curator of the House of Beautiful Business, a global think tank and community with an annual gathering in Lisbon that brings together leaders and changemakers with the mission to humanize business in an age of machines.

Previously, Tim served as the chief marketing officer of NBBJ, a global design and architecture firm. From 2006 to 2013, he was the chief marketing officer of product design and innovation consultancy Frog Design.

His TED Talks “3 Ways to (Usefully) Lose Control of Your Brand” and most recently “4 Ways to Build a Human Company in the Age of Machines” have been viewed 2.5 million times to date. 

Tim is the author of the book The Business Romantic (HarperCollins, 2015), which has been translated into nine languages to date. Tim’s writing regularly appears in publications such as Harvard Business Review, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, Forbes, Fortune, Inc, Quartz, Psychology Today, and Wired. 

His new book, The End of Winning, will be released in May.

Tim’s current topics

  • The End of Winning: Why We Must Learn to Lose (Without Becoming a Loser)

  • From Human-First to AI-First to Planet-First

  • How to Lead Beautifully in the Age of AI

  • The New Romantic Age



Watch more of Tim’s Youtube Videos.

Tim on the web

  • City:
    Berlin, San Francisco

    Europe & UK, North America

    English, German

    Upon Request

    • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
    • Digital Transformation
    • Education, Training and HR
    • Marketing and Advertising
    • Philosophy and Ethics
    • Society, Culture and Politics
    • Technology and Humanity
    • Work, Jobs and Employment

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