Jeremy Solomons helps current and future leaders to connect and communicate effectively across all cultures – geographical, organizational, professional and individual.
From his base in Austin, Texas, he coaches, consults, designs curriculum, facilitates and trains in the areas of Career Planning and Transition; Creative and Whole-Brain Thinking, Cultural Effectiveness, Difficult Conversations, Everyday Inclusion, Gender Equity, Global Business Skills, Influencing, Negotiating, and Persuading, Organizational Performance Feedback and Evaluation, and Well-Dressed Presenting and Naked Facilitating.
In the past, Jeremy managed a diverse staff and worked with clients and colleagues from all over the globe, while employed as a full-time Banker, Educator and Journalist in six multinational institutions: Citibank, JP Morgan, Lloyds Bank International, Reuters News Agency, United Press International and the World Bank.
He has lived, studied and worked for extended periods in eight countries: France, Germany, Hong Kong (and China), Israel, Italy, Switzerland, the UK and the USA. He has also traveled and done business in some 40 countries around the Asia-Pacific, Europe and North America.
Born in Manchester, England – home of the Industrial Revolution and Manchester United –Jeremy holds MA and BA Honors degrees in French from the University of Oxford (Brasenose College). As well as speaking mother-tongue English, he has been fluent in French, German, Italian and US American, and proficient in Spanish and Texan. He has also studied ASL, Cantonese, Hebrew, Russian and Swiss German.
Jeremy is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Texas’ International Office in Austin, TX; the Intercultural Management Institute at the American University in Washington, DC; and the Centre for Intercultural Communication at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC.
He is a naturalized US American citizen but realizes he can never become a Texan.