Professor Jan Staël von Holstein DGI FCSD
After fifty years in the design business, he is now a world authority in Corporate and Brand Identity creation and Design Management.
He has been visiting Professor at the The College of Design & Innovation, in Shanghai for the last ten years, and more recently at The Art& Media College, both part of Tongji University.
He was course professor for eight years at The Central Academy of Fine Arts, CAFA, and initiated The Design Management Institute at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Further engagements at The University of St John in Macau, Hult International, and course professor at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
He has been a keynote speaker at The Asian Design Management Forum (ADM) in Hangzhou the last five years, last month at the IEID conference in Shanghai, and many more every year around Asia, Europe and the USA.
He was a founder member of the legendary Unimark international in the USA, the first truly international Design Consultancy, in the Sixties. He is the founder and chairman of The Network with a Silver Lining and still a practising designer.
He speaks nine languages.