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Matthias Birk 

Zen Dharma Holder

Leadership Coach 


About me

Leadership trainer. Meditation teacher. Coach.  

I am a psychologist with a PhD in business and a Zen dharma holder in the White Plum Lineage at Still Mind Zendo in New York. I teach leadership and mindfulness as an Adjunct Professor at NYU and at Columbia Business School's Executive program and have worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Co., Senior Director of Professional Development at Ralph Lauren, Vice President of Partner Development at Goldman Sachs and currently as Global Director of Partner Development at White & Case, LLP. I have introduced executives to the practice of mindfulness at each of those organizations and also taught mindfulness to organizations like Amazon, Deutsche Bank, Google, SoftBank and the United Nations.


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