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Sabine Kluge

Based in Berlin, Sabine is a founding member of the WOL Community of Practice in Germany and has been recognized as a LinkedIn Top Voice. After 20+ years in Human Resources at Siemens, she is now a consultant & speaker on corporate transformation, agility, and HR. Her WOL story is featured in the 2nd edition of Working Out Loud.


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Barbara Schmidt

Barbara was the first-ever person to participate in WOL coaching, before WOL Circles or the book even existed, and her WOL story is featured in the 1st edition of Working Out Loud. Barbara is also a founding member of the WOL CoP in Germany, and has deep experience work with large companies there. She delivering WOL talks and workshops.


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Tanja Müller

Tanja is responsible for the first WOL implementation in a medium-sized company, Deutsche Messe in Hannover, where more than one third of the employees have participated in Circles. As a “Digital Transformation Officer Culture & Collaboration” she is responsible for the empowering and enabling the employees in the context of New Work and making the company more open minded and collaborative. Since her first contact with Working Out Loud and her own circle Tanja loves to support dedicated people in companies to introduce WOL in their companies.  WOL changed her own life in a very positive way.

Stefanie Moser

Stefanie is based in Switzerland, and made her first WOL steps in 2017. Convinced of the potential, she soon played a key role in building up the WOL community in Switzerland. She hosts a monthly virtual meetup and works together with Sabine Kluge on German-Swiss meetups. After many years in organizational development, Stefanie founded her own consulting company in 2014. Her focus as transformation expert lays on using the wisdom of all the organization on their journeys. Her purpose is simple: work with joy.

Sebnem Maier

Sebnem is the founder of the WOL Community in Turkey and supports the WOL movement in Turkey and Europe. She was in one of the first Circles at Bosch, and is now a member of the Co-Creation Team implementing WOL at Bosch worldwide, winning the Xing New Work Award in 2019 in Germany. Sebnem’s leadership and skills in engineering & sales include management of international projects, agile working methods, moderation, and community management.

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Alexander Kluge

Alexander founded Kluge Consulting in Berlin over 20 years ago and has been helping companies throughout Europe modernize and transform ever since. He has a unique combination of skills, including leadership development, technology strategy, and hands-on implementation and adoption.


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Mara Tolja

Mara is based in Auckland, New Zealand, and has been delivering WOL talks across Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, and across Asia Pacific. After managing teams in London and Sydney, Mara created her own consulting company as well as a global community of change agents called Connectle that’s dedicated to connected work.


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Petra Hock

For more than 15 years, Petra has been helping companies find their way in the digital world. Based in Munich, she is now with Audi in the HR division as a trainer, coach and consultant with a focus on digital culture and transformation. She is a founding member of the Working Out Loud Community of Practice. Since 2016 WOL is an important element in her life and she loves to deliver it in talks and workshops.

Sophia R?diger

Sophia founded MountainMinds as a partner for all organizations along their transformation journeys towards digital leadership in networks. As a psychologist, she connects “digital” and “mindful” and helps to further develop Working Out Loud formats which include mindfulness practices. She leads innovation and transformation at Daimler Mobility globally with her team in Stuttgart & Berlin and has a wide range of expertise in workshop design, moderation, coaching and public speaking.

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Kristina Muth

Kristina is a proven expert for innovative business transformation, guiding companies on their successful transition into the future of work. As Head of the Innovator Academy, Kristina was part of the successful implementation of WOL at Merck KGaA in Darmstadt, Germany, one of the leading Science & Technology companies of the world. In her projects with customers ranging from global corporations to midsize organizations, she applies her various experiences of more than 20 years in the area of innovation, marketing, and leadership. 

Stefan Lapenat

Stefan‘s purpose is to make people and ideas fly, and WOL is a strong support in his work. He develops organizational and leadership culture and is committed to bringing a better failure culture into the world. Together with Nele Krey?ig, he founded and leads HRperformance Institut.

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Katharina Krentz

Katharina is the first person to spread WOL in an organization & is responsible for the largest WOL implementation anywhere, at Bosch, reaching people in 50+ countries & integrating WOL into formal programs there. Her founding work with the WOL Community of Practice won her an HR Excellence Award for Collaboration and Employee Engagement. Katharina is self-employed with Connecting Humans & a partner of the HR Performance Institute, with which she supports the WOL movement in Germany & Europe.


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Martin Geisenhainer

Martin is the first WOL Coach in Switzerland, and has been engaged in learning and knowledge programs for 20 years. He is currently a Learning Architect at Swisscom, where he started spreading WOL in 2016. He’s also an organizer of industry events such as the Swiss Social Collaboration Summit, which focuses on new ways of working and learning together.

Barbara Wietasch

Barbara lives in Austria and, after her first WOL experiences, decided to spread the word by coordinating the translation of the Circle Guides into Spanish. For more than 15 years, Barbara has been helping companies in Austria, Germany, East Europe, Mexico & Spain with learning & development programs, and has already led the first WOL implementation in an Austrian Public Health Organization. Through WOL, her relations, visibility, and growth mindset have changed in a very positive way, and she loves to share her experiences as coach and facilitator.

Lukas Fütterer

Lukas leads Employee Engagement at Daimler in Stuttgart and established the company‘s Social Intranet for 300.000 people across the globe. With his team at DigitalLife Strategy he built a strong network of multipliers for digital collaboration, effective community management and reverse mentoring. He is responsible for the introduction and rapid growth of Working Out Loud at Daimler since 2016 as well as award winning co-creations with multiple companies, and strategic adaptations of the method. With MountainMinds he supports leaders in the digital age as coach, facilitator and keynote speaker. 

Nele Krey?ig

Nele is based in Freiburg im Breisgau and founded and leads – together with Stefan Lapenat – HRperformance Institut in 2017. Nele loves to encourage people to experience and live themselves, which she does in her daily work with leaders and organizational cultures. WOL is of great help for her work! She has been working in trading chemical raw materials and as a HR consultant.