Stephan's main areas of interest are strategy and execution, specifically strategy development under high levels of uncertainty and effective process design and implementation. Prior to Leading WorkplaceDynamics’ consulting group, Stephan was the manager of Richardson’s consulting department. Stephan held leadership positions at Lumiga an energy efficiency company and the cartonnerie de la Réunion a packaging companies where he managed operations and prepared the company for sale. Previously, Stephan consulted for fortune 100 companies at Decision Strategies International (Heidrick & Struggles) on their strategic planning initiatives, specializing in life science, energy and high tech. Stephan has been a frequent speaker at the Association of Financial Professionals as well as led workshops on intellectual property valuation and monetization strategies.