Henriette has 10 years of work experience within Procurement and HR management of Global Companies. Before NotaBene, she had the experience of working at the United Nations in New York as part of the Danish Mission to the UN. Prior to her work at the UN, she was Mid Tier Supplier Manager at G4S, an International Security company, and was responsible for developing and managing projects across the company. Henriette has worked several years as HR Manager at Scandinavian Airlines and was responsible for HR projects and processes.
Her key qualifications are Coaching, Human Resource, Project Management Process Development and Supply Chain Management.
Henriette holds a Graduate Degree in Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School (HD Supply Chain Management), and wrote her Master Thesis on Process Management. She is also a Business Coach.
Henriette lives in Denmark with her husband and 2 children. She is fluent in Danish, Dutch, English and Conversant in Spanish, Swedish and Norwegian.
Well versed in the nuances of cross cultural communication and highly skilled in facilitating cross cultural teams, David has lived and worked across the globe in North America, Europe, and Asia. He brings to NotaBene over 15 years of international sales and marketing, planning, and development training experience.
David started his career with the InterContinental Hotels Group, a Fortune 500 company, where he managed a portfolio of international clients, and internally developed managers through communications training workshops.
Prior to NotaBene, David co-launched two companies: an internet venture in China and a niche-logistics firm in the United States. At both organizations, David was responsible for the comprehensive training and development of all management and staff.
David holds an MBA from SDA Bocconi in Milan, Italy, and a BA in Communications from St. Mary’s College in Moraga, California. David is fluent in English and Italian, and is conversant in Mandarin. When not at NotaBene’s Asia offices, David pursues his quest for scratch golf and to play every golf course in China. David moved to Shanghai in 2008 with his Italian wife and son.
Michelle P. Tonnesen
Michelle is an experienced management consultant specialized in successful management of organizational change projects and communication in international businesses.
She has comprehensive experience with design and facilitation of workshops, presentations and training from her time with Capgemini, PA Consulting Group and PricewaterhouseCoopers in Copenhagen and London. Before becoming a management consultant, she spent several years working with sales and marketing at major financial services companies.
Michelle has worked with a wide range of FTSE 100 clients, mainly in the private sector, including energy, transport, pharmaceutical and telecommunication industries, and has operated effortlessly across Europe, Asia and the Americas thanks to her intercultural background.
She holds a M.Sc. in International Business from Copenhagen Business School, majoring in Intercultural Management and Communication. She is fluent in English and Danish and conversant in French and German.
John V.W. Buie
John Buie is a practitioner and thought leader in sensemaking, decision science and personal and business effectiveness and efficiency. John is a counselor, coach and consultant with 30 years experience as a growth-oriented manager, a thought-leading consultant and a change agent driving the adoption of new ideas and approaches to solving business, management and personal problems. He has longstanding and abiding interests in human rights, complexity science, holistic healthcare and spirituality.
Prior to embarking on a sales and performance management career, John was a management consultant at Coopers & Lybrand (now IBM Business Consulting Services) and was a U.S. Army personnel officer in Vicenza, Italy and in Washington, DC. John is a Distinguished Military Graduate of the University of Virginia and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Rhetoric and Communications Studies.
John brings over 20 years worth of experience in sales, marketing, consulting and executive management with CrossTech Partners, PA Consulting Group, Viant , AT&T and IBM. He works internationally with global 1000 emerging companies and member organizations to enhance sales/service effectiveness, improve business & IT operations, and develop new media strategies. At PA Consulting, John was a global leader in delivering advanced education programs with both internal consultants and client teams. He began his career at IBM where he was a top-performing sales executive and marketing manager. At Viant, John ran global sales focused on advanced digital business solutions.
John founded www.goodasitgets.com - a web 2.0 “long tail” social media rating and ranking web site (launching in July 2009). He attended the University of Vermont and the Brooks School as well as a range of advanced corporate executive programs at Wharton and the Harvard Business School. He serves on the board member of the Greensboro Association (Vermont) and as a Partner with the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium. John lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.