Team

Some of the great minds and thinking we put to work on your business challenges.

Some of the great minds and thinking we put to work on your business challenges.

We  thrive on seeing things differently.  We love challenging predictable thinking. We get our real “buzz” from developing new mind-sets amongst senior management and building new ways of thinking about key issues, pain points and challenges.

Squeezing the essence of the lessons from the world’s greatest minds and help companies to apply these lessons to live business challenges is what ignites us and those we are fortunate enough to engage with.

Through our consummate passion for business books and personal experience in driving international and local businesses, we add measurable value to the boardroom decision-making process.

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Ron Immink

CEO Bookbuzz

Ron’s combines social media, narrative, story telling, dialogue learning, collective wisdom, peer-to-peer and social learning with innovation, change management, strategy and ultimately helping businesses to succeed.

He has worked all over Europe and USA with a variety of clients, including the Irish government, EBRD, ILO, OECD, Arizona State University, DCU, UCD, ICM, RBS, Allianz, Deloitte, AIB, Bank of Ireland, Primark, Enterprise Ireland, Ulster Bank, HP and many more.

He is a father of two, entrepreneur-in-residence, business book geek, entreprenerd, author, and co-founder of www.smallbusinesscan.com.

His books focus on entrepreneurship and strategy have been best sellers in both Ireland and the UK. He is currently writing a book on future proofing (“future proof you”).

He is a regular contributor on Newstalk radio, a regular public speaker about innovation, strategy, future trends and entrepreneurship and his articles and blogs are featured in the media in Ireland and the UK.

Ron is an Irish Institute Alumni, the entrepreneur in residence of Sustainable Nation, a founding partner in StrategyCrowd, is an advisor to a number of exciting start-ups, a fellow of the Institute of Commercial Management, member of the IOD and on the panel of experts in entrepreneurship for the OECD.

Ring  Ron +353 85 1006307

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Alan Jordan MSc

Sales Director

Alan has over 20 years front line senior executive and consulting experience. During the 90’s he led some of Ireland’s leading brands including Revlon, Roche Products Ireland, Bewley’s, Allegro, Allied Foods, Shires, Aer Lingus and Irish Ferries, through a variety of quality and change programmes. With an MSc in Training and Human Resources Management, he has consulted with businesses of all shapes and sizes providing key insights into how people drive business success and how this is linked to successful processes.

He was Country Manager for Brinks Ireland from 2004 to 2009 during what was considered the worst period of attacks the country has ever seen for businesses involved in the Financial services sector. Having been through several Tiger kidnap episodes, Alan understands the challenge of leading teams through crisis points and at the same time, driving growth. Listen to him every Thursday morning On Newstalk @6.45am distilling the essence of the lessons from the worlds leading business minds.

For more from Alan, check out our  blog tab above and see what the leading business minds are saying about current business challenges.

Ring Alan +353 86 2588847

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