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Peter Ivanov

Virtual Teams Expert

Virtual Teams Expert

Peter Ivanov is a manager, entrepreneur and virtual teams’ expert with over 25 years of international experience. Peter recognized the growing importance of teams formed across multiple locations and developed an innovative method for leading virtual teams. In 2007, the team led by Peter won the “Best of the Best” award for outstanding project management in establishing global shared services.

As an expert in new leadership, Peter supports managers to retain the gravity of their team despite the geographical distance, age and cultural differences, whilst also delivering top business performance. He inspires audiences all over the world as a keynote speaker.

Peter’s book “Virtual Power Teams” is in the Amazon Top 3 for International Management and has been translated in 6 languages – English, German, Bulgarian, Polish, Spanish and Chinese.

For a free download of the first 30 pages of Virtual Power Teams, please visit http://www.peter-ivanov.com/first-30-pages/ 

  • Virtual Power Teams: How to Deliver Projects Quickly, Reduce Costs and Develop Your Organization for the Future!

    These days many successful managers and entrepreneurs lead teams spread across different locations. The possibilities for physical meeting or face-to-face conversation in such teams are limited. Often when a project team is dispersed they suffer delays and sometimes complete failure. International investments are put at risk due to intercultural issues or simply because the team members feel isolated and demotivated.

    Peter Ivanov’s method “Virtual Power Teams” is proven in practice and has won multiple corporate awards, including  the “Best of the Best” in 2007 and the Global “IT Connect Award” in 2012.

    Using Peter’s techniques, you can deliver projects more quickly and reduce your costs significantly.

    Learning Outcomes

    • How to set the virtual team vision and goals – pragmatic insights proven in business, academic and NGO environments
    • How to leverage on the unique personality and strengths of each team member
    • How to establish structured communication: best practice  for formal and informal communication in both personal and professional situations
    • How to establish a team charter – the “contract” between the team members for using and responding on vital communication channels
    • How to inspire and maintain a winning spirit and establish the optimal virtual culture
  • Power Teams Beyond Borders: How to Work Remotely and Build Powerful Virtual Teams

    Empower your virtual and remote teams with this comprehensive and timely new methodology which shows the audience how to unlock the potential of their remote and online teams.

    Full of actionable advice and concrete strategies,  Peter
    Ivanov offers virtual leaders practical guidance on how to create and sustain online engagement across multiple time zones and cultures.

    This  talk includes step-by-step advice on areas like:

    • How to build trust and clarity without meeting in person
    • How to establish structure in communications and avoid confusion
    • How to make the most of your team members’ unique talents in a global setting
    • How to use the technique of “over-communication” to ensure your team members remain fully informed

     

    Perfect for anyone who’s expected to lead in an online or virtual environment, Power Teams Beyond Borders also provides inspiration for everyone who hopes to deliver results in an environment that includes remote teamwork.

  • The Power of Diversity

    In this session, Peter will explain:

    • How to unite people despite age, gender, and cultural differences into a high performing team
    • How to support and nurture different cultures in order to deliver projects quickly
    • How to leverage your teams’ diversity to master the challenges of the future
  • New Leadership

    Are you ready to leverage the new ways of finding and inspiring your employees in the Global working environment?

    In this session, Peter will explain

    • How to use the diversity of your team to conquer new markets
    • How to unleash the virtual power and unite your team for top performance
  • Ulrich Heppe, CEO Fraport Bulgaria

    Peter has a talent that truly inspires people to become better leaders.

  • Dmitry Zagnetin, Business Unit Manager, British American Tobacco

    I would strongly recommend the Virtual Power Teams Workshop, as a breakthrough exercise for Teams with challenging targets and competitive market contexts. Very instrumental, straight forward and useful!

  • Marc Buckley, TED Speaker, Entreprenuer, Sustainable Futurist

    Tinely, lively and vital, Peter Ivanov’s Virtual Power Teams is useful immediately and a must for global organizations struggling to get everyone working together to change the world. Peter gets to the heart of how to bring teams together virtually in a busy world, without sacrificing excellence.

  • Jan Schleifer, Co-Founder of WNJSC

    Peter’s approach to virtual teamwork is sound and handy at the same time. I had the change to incorporate his ideas into my international communications tam and into my international partnership network for public relations. I’m grateful he shared his experience and ideas so we could easily optimize our work and output.

  • Olakunle Ogedengbe, IT Services Manager - Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa, British American Tobacco

    I had the privilege of reporting into and working with Peter for close to two years. He is a remarkable man with strong leadership and management skills, especailly leading a large and diverse virtual team. He is very balanced (an impressive drive for results, yet a good family man and still always seems to have timne for everyone), disciplined (instils a culture of personal effectiveness) and communicates in and effective and assured manner. These, along with his wealth of experience, stand him in good stead in any field.

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