Thomas Barta

After a fast-track marketing career at Kimberly-Clark (Kleenex), Thomas joined McKinsey to help CEOs deliver profitable growth. For several years, he drove McKinsey’s highly successful client relationship strategy as the firm’s Global Director of Client Services.

As a dean of McKinsey’s highest-rated program, Thomas has trained over a thousand firm leaders on how to drive organisational change without formal authority.

As the co-author of the path-breaking leadership book: The 12 Powers of a Marketing Leader (McGraw Hill), Thomas explains how to persuade your colleagues, motivate your team and strengthen your leadership skills. Gain unique psychological insight into key industry leaders and how they drive business decisions.
​​Thomas has spoken to thousands of executives worldwide — at events for firms as diverse as Adobe, Google, IBM, SAP, and The Financial Times — about breaking silos and actualising customer focus in today’s global, digital world.