Peter Ivanov has over 20 years of experience in IT and management positions. He was a man ahead of his time as he saw how important virtual teams located in different geographical areas were becoming more than 10 years ago. His experience in leading virtual teams helped him to develop unique methods for setting up and managing those teams.
After founding Virtual Power Teams, he began his keynote speaker career in tandem with coaching executives. Peter has worked with over 200 teams from top companies in 26 countries. His expertise has been featured on Bloomberg and some managerial magazines.
Why you should book Peter Ivanov for your next event
- Aimed at managers and entrepreneurs, Peter uses his experiences of being a manager and entrepreneur to guide people on how to set up and manage virtual teams that deliver.
- He will give you the tools to enable you to communicate effectively with your virtual team despite geographical distances, different time zones and diverse cultures.
- Peter will share with you how to motivate your virtual team, make them stronger and feel like winners. He can show you how to build strong virtual international teams that can lead to the opening up of new markets.
Peter Ivanov was born in Bulgaria and graduated in mathematics. His first job was with British American Tobacco as a data analyst. He was very soon promoted to IT Account Manager for 20 countries in Europe. He then went on to become Head of IT for Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa in 2009. It was these experiences that led to him developing his Virtual Power Teams using “The 10 Big Rocks” factors that are crucial for successfully leading large virtual international teams.
Peter became a keynote speaker in 2013, using his award-winning methodology to show managers how to set up and manage their virtual teams for verifiable results. His methods have proved to be successful in a number of different industries across 26 countries. He has a lot of charisma, captivating his audience and giving actionable advice in an uncomplicated way.
In 2017 he wrote his first best-seller, Virtual Power Teams which went on to be translated into 6 languages and is in the top 3 of International Management on Amazon. He has been featured on Bloomberg, written for managers’ journals and been a guest lecturer at several leadership institutes and international business schools. In 2017 Peter also became the world senior champion for discus throwing. In his spare time, you will find him practising his discus throwing.
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