Management learnings from the world of regatta sailing

Impressive victories and sobering defeats: the professional sailor Dominik Neidhart has experienced both. Three times the Swiss sailor took part in the America's Cup, the most prestigious and demanding sailing competition in the world. In New Zealand he celebrated an unexpected and outstanding outsider victory with Alinghi. His presentation will transfer the world of sailing to the business world to and will illustrate the most important factors for an outstanding team and the cornerstones of effective teamwork. With passion and dedication, he leads through his impressively illustrated presentation, in which joint success and boundless rejoicing are made visible. With a proper portion of adrenalin Dominik Neidhart conveys values, leadership personality, knowledge management and communication culture. Companies that apply these insights from sailing to their everyday professional lives will stay ahead even in the toughest competition.

Swiss Dominik Neidhart is a top athlete and three-time America’s Cup participant. He was a crew member of the winning Alinghi team in New Zealand. After studying medicine, he devoted himself to his passion – sailing. He took part in three separate America’s Cup Challenges – a less successful start project, a triumphant victory and a bitter defeat – and gathered a wealth of experience in the complex organisation, demanding management and successful teamwork behind the implementation of this unique vision. As a consequence, he scientifically examined and published his experiences. He remains an active sailor and works for a consulting company