Daniel F. Pinnow, CEO of Akademie für Führungskräfte in Überlingen and Bad Harzburg, Germany is one of the most famous experts in leadership and management science in German speaking countries. He is associate professor of leadership at the Capital University of Economics and Business in Beijing, China and lecturer for leadership and human resource management at the Technical University of Munich. As a pioneer in systemic leadership in Germany, Pinnow combines his extensive leading and managing experiences with traditional management theories, organizational psychology and family therapy.
Pinnow earned a master’s degree in economic sciences from the University of Cologne and a master’s degree in social sciences from the University of Wuppertal. Throughout his studies he focused on psychology and organizational sciences. The experienced management trainer and leadership coach has been on the board of directors of the Cognos AG, one of Germany’s biggest private providers for further education and gained deep leadership experience as top manager within international companies such as EADS and E.ON Ruhrgas AG.
In addition to his bestseller ‚Leadership – What really matters‘ (Führen – Worauf es wirklich ankommt, 5th edition in 2011), which was additionally published in China as one of the first german management books, Daniel Pinnow has been publishing numerous papers and books on human resource management, systemic leadership and ethics.
Daniel F. Pinnow lives in the region of Lake Constance, Germany. In his spare time, Pinnow is playing drums and keyboard or he is skiing, playing golf or riding motor bike in the Alps.