Omid Aschari is founder and chairman of ASG Strategy Group AG (based in St. Gallen) that advises and develops leaders, teams, and organizations in success-critical key competencies. Prior to his appointment at the university, he developed and transformed entrepreneurial ventures and gained a wide array of experiences as management consultant at a globally leading professional service firm. In the past 20 years, he acquired professional experience in many countries through responsibilities as consultant, educator, and coach for mid-sized to large companies and for not-for-profit to business organizations.
He teaches global leadership, strategy and corporate transformation at the undergraduate, graduate and executive levels at the University of St. Gallen and other leading universities. His current research focuses on personal mastery and leader’s effectiveness. He continues to develops innovative teaching formats and program components to meet the educational needs of students and executives. Dr. Aschari also frequently contributes to university development with his expertise in management education for achieving top ranking results and securing accreditations (AACSB, EQUIS, OAQ), conceptualizing and developing new programs from scratch or leading, and developing international key accounts at executive in-house education.