Wim Smets (1968) climbed the 7 Summits, the highest mountains on each of the 7 continents. This puts him in a select group with only five other compatriots. He is the only Belgian who ever tried to climb K2, the most difficult mountain in the world. Mountain climbing is putting yourself to the extreme. The experience you gain there is it about planning,
The experience you gain there is it about planning, team building or risk management, is equally essential in business. In an intriguing modest way Wim Smets talks about his experience as a climber. Besides lectures for the general public, Wim Smets knows like no other to captivate a management audience. As an experienced project manager in the IT industry, specialising in change management, Wim Smets perfectly places the parallels between business and mountaineering.
Because every successful expedition hides a strong dose of management: goal setting, time management and planning, resource management, team building, risk management, Wim Smets is the ideal guide to show you how to implement this in the daily functioning of your company.
To book Wim Smets as the peak performance speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.
When at corporate events, Wim is known to cover the following topics:
- Life As It Is: Alpinism
- Change Is Not Bad
- Why The Team Is So Important
- One Risk At The Time
“Impressive keynote from Mountaineer Wim Smets during the Showpad Sales Kickoff. How to bring a team from the basecamp to the top or how to grow a pre-nicorn to a unicorn with a great team. Thanks for the inspiring session!” – Mario Heneca, Showpad