Hong Kong host
Jesko von den Steinen on CRAFT
June 22, 8:00am - 10:00am HKT. Hosted at Eaton Club
part of a series on Craft
About the speaker
Jesko is a speaker, actor, performer, choreographer, filmmaker, designer, and formerly a principal solo artist with Cirque du Soleil, and at “The House Of Dancing Water,” the world’s largest water-based show created by the Franco Dragone Entertainment Group held at the City of Dreams in Macau.
Jesko is currently working with a large integrated resort as an associate director of Human Resources and is responsible for organisational innovation and leadership. He works specifically with senior executive teams across departments, facilitating the development and execution of company-wide internal strategic initiatives.
In Montréal, he has worked as a creative strategist, experiential designer with advertising luminaries SIDLEE & C2 MTL. He obtained his MBA in Business Strategy from the University of Saint Joseph in Macau. He is a visiting professor at the University, teaching creativity and innovation to graduate students.
He currently volunteers with TEDx Wanchai in Hong Kong, where he’s the director of speaker coaching and presentation literacy. He works privately with executives in Hong Kong and Macau on organisational coaching and presentation literacy.
Jesko is a frequently requested speaker and thought leader by providing clear pathways for integrating principles of the performing arts into Business; Creativity, Collaboration, Communication and Innovation. He has spoken at TEDx, Inno Design Tech Expo, AdAsia, the Summit Series, INK Talks Asia & India, and for corporate clients including Google APAC, Nike, FOX Media Asia, Thomson Reuters, Hong Kong Jockey Club, National Economic Forum Malaysia, Experian, FWD Insurance and HSBC.
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