Erik Korsvik Østergaard (b. 1973) is partner in Bloch&Østergaard, which he founded in 2013. He holds a degree as Master of Science (M.Sc.) from the Technical University of Copenhagen with a thesis in chaos mathematics, and has an EBA in cross-cultural project management.
Erik has worked with leadership, digitalization, change management, and organizational transformation in +15 years, as manager, project manager, IT/Strategy consultant, and leadership advisor – and has a burning passion for leadership and engagement.
The four key findings in his work is gathered in his book “The Responsive Leader”, published February 2018 via LID Publishing, and includes three cases of modern organizations.
Over the past years Erik has focused on codifying the mechanisms for the future of work, striving to establish a leadership framework that provides the modern organizations and leaders with a coupling between megatrends, theory, and real-life practice. This has led to a line of corelated models for strategy execution, innovation in daily-life, culture, and the networked organization, which has been justified in a long number of situations in both large, international organizations, and in scale-up companies. Combined, this has provided good, measurable results; especially on people analytics.
In addition, he acts as mentor, speaker, inspirator, and motivator, and is co-host on his Danish podcast “The Future of Leadership TO-GO”. He is a regular guest lecturer at Copenhagen Business School (CBS), and a keen jazz pianist, song writer, and singer.