Markus Spiegel

Markus Spiegel is passionate about 'Results Orientation' and helping our clients to transform their businesses with tangible and sustainable results. His professional main focus is to work with organizations to drive change by strengthening their innovation capacity and to help leaders create conditions where innovation teams can thrive. This includes accelerating time to market, validating innovation opportunities for their viability and potential, as well as strengthening innovation tools and capabilities. His PhD research was focused on “Organizational Innovation and Change in a Dynamic and Complex World” where he investigated highly successful and struggling Innovation Teams in Europe and the US. In addition, he has worked with clients across industries to drive strategy execution, performance improvement, design and deliver result oriented leadership and talent development programs as well as major change initiatives. Prior to joining ICG, Markus performed two different roles within the BMW Group and worked for the past 10 years at Schaffer Consulting, our strategic partner in North America where he last was Partner. Now back in Austria he joined ICG after many years of collaboration. Markus has published his research and work on the Harvard Business Review Blog Network, in the MIT Sloan Management Review, Forbes, Leader to Leader as well as a number of book chapters and journal papers in various academic publications.


  • Strategic Change and Transformation
  • Creating Conditions for Innovation to Thrive​
  • Strategy Execution and Performance Improvement
  • Leadership Development and Change Training


  • Bayer Pharmaceuticals
  • BMW Financial Service China
  • Boeing
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Lloyds
  • Magna Powertrain Driveline Systems
  • Rich Products
  • Zurich Insurance
  • … und many more

Good to Know

  • Proud father of a daughter with whom it is fun to discover the world with new eyes
  • Seeks physical and mental balance during sports on a mountain bike, while running, ski touring or at CrossFit
  • Is interested in the interdisciplinary research of Complex Adaptive System and the application of knowledge to strengthen the renewal ability of organizations

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