Allen is a chaired Professor of Global Management at IMD and Director of the IMD Global CEO Center. He was previously a Professor of Management at INSEAD. Allen has consulted with companies in nearly every industry, hemisphere and time zone, helping all of them gain a more insightful perspective on the challenges of global business. Allen’s work has helped some of the world’s largest companies build critical leadership skills and achieve global success. Al has written over 60 articles and case studies, and eight books. Prior to joining IMD, Allen was the J. Armand Bombardier Chair of Global Management at the Ivey School of Business in Canada, in addition to serving as Associate Dean-Executive Development and directing numerous custom and public executive programs at the school.