CEO & Partner, ACTIO High-Performance Organizations Consulting Group
Jonathan Escobar Marin is Chief Executive and partner with the ACTIO High-Performance Organizations Consulting Group, co-founder and partner with the HPO Global Alliance and co-founder and CEO with Inn— Be, a start-up dedicated to High-Performance Education.
He has been serving for the last 5 years as a Director, Global Head of Lean Management with the HARTMANN Group based in their headquarters at Heidenheim an der Brenz, Germany. After defining a global strategy, he led an international transformation which transformed HARTMANN Group into a more structured, measurable, efficient, agile and capable organization.
Prior to becoming a Director for HARTMANN group, he held leadership positions in several firms, including Procter & Gamble, where he led several operational teams and product launches. After a global benchmark between P&G and Toyota, he was assigned to lead an internal transformation, which resulted in breakthrough improvements in Key Performance Indicators such as lead-time, speed to market, produce to demand, and productivity.
During his career, Jonathan has led multidisciplinary and multicultural teams in more than thirty successful business transformations in a dozen of countries and three continents. In these transformations, he has helped the organizations to develop the business strategies, leadership competences as well as the innovation ecosystems, and capabilities to deliver superior business results.
Jonathan has been mentored by Jeffrey K.Liker (internationally recognized author of The Toyota Way with thirteen Shingo Prizes for Research Excellence) and David Hanna (expert in Organizational Design for HighPerformance Organizations, ex Procter&Gamble and Frankley Covey Co).
Through his work in all these organizations in different countries, Jonathan has proven his main business belief,
The success of companies depends on how capable they are of unleashing the talent and passion of their people, to win with the hearts of a growing number of customers.
A native of Barcelona, driven by his passion for education, he is also Postgraduate Director and Master’s program associate professor at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia and lecturer at the Higher Institute of Psychological Studies ISEP.