Cross-cultural Trainer, Coach, Consultant

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Lionel Laroche has provided cross-cultural training, coaching, and consulting services to several people in seven countries—Canada, the U.S., Mexico, Peru, France, Belgium, and China. His specialty is in helping technical professionals reap the benefits of cultural differences in their work. A dynamic, entertaining and educational speaker, he regularly presents at conferences and other venues organized by a wide range of business, government, academic, professional and non-profit organizations.

Lionel makes use of his more than two decades of international engineering, management, and sales experience, working with people from more than 60 countries. He has worked in Canada, the US, France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Denmark, and the Netherlands, for several multinational companies including, Xerox, Procter & Gamble, British Petroleum, and Jeumont-Schneider.

Lionel has authored many articles examining the impact of cultural differences on business in general and technical functions, which have appeared in over 30 trade magazines published in eight countries. He has also written a book, Managing Cultural Diversity in Technical Professions, published by Butterworth Heinemann, as part of the Managing Cultural Differences Series.

Born in France, Lionel obtained his Diplôme d’Ingénieur Polytechnicien from the Ecole Polytechnique de Paris, and his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California.

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  • Cultural Self Discovery in Cultural Detective Online

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