Christian Forthomme is President and Founder of Silicon Valley-based RealChange. He has a unique track record in helping companies, teams and organizations move rapidly from current growth challenge to next success milestone. Christian Forthomme helps executives and managers in Europe and North America reinvent their organizations, build highly effective global teams and dramatically increase their effectiveness as leaders. He is a specialist of learning expeditions to North America for international executive teams. He assists companies to establish the initial vision and build the intercultural team to succeed in a new country; he coaches clients in development of a global culture, integrating the best of national and organizational cultures.
Christian directed the innovative MBA program in Organizational Leadership at JFK University in San Francisco for 5 years. He was a Principal of WDHB Consulting Group from 1989 to 1996.
Earlier in his career, Christian opened new markets in Southeast Asia for a major French paper company; while a graduate student in France, he launched a nationally recognized organization that coordinated students at ten Ivy-League universities for market surveys abroad. Projects have led him to serve clients in Germany, France, England, Ireland, Austria, Sweden, Switzerland, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Hungary, Romania, Serbia and Portugal, as well as in the United States and Canada.
Christian holds an MBA from ESSEC in Paris, France, and a Master’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Consciousness Study from John F. Kennedy University.