Corporate Partners

FLI Partner SAP

Global trends - like sustainability and climate protection, digitalization and technological innovation - are altering the energy landscape. At the same time, our customers’ energy needs are changing. The result of these changes is a brand new energy world – decentralized, green, and interconnected – that we must adapt to.
We provide solutions for this new energy world. And we make sure that everything we do has a single focus: our customers. Whether they are individuals or families, businesses big or small, or even entire towns and cities.
We are convinced that people shape companies and markets and that good leadership can make a difference! That’s why we take responsibility in the  Future of Leadership Initiative!

FLI Partner SAP

As the market leader in enterprise application software, SAP is at the center of today’s business and technology revolution. Our innovations enable approximately 300,000 customers worldwide to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. SAP helps organizations of all sizes and industries overcome the complexities that plague our businesses, our jobs, and our lives. With Run Simple as our operating principle, SAP’s nearly 77,000 employees focus on a singular purpose that inspires us every day: To help the world run better and improve people’s lives.


Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. We are active in more than 200 countries, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization.
As a global company with around 348,000 employees in 190 countries, we build on our 160 year heritage of growing diverse and innovative employees to drive our organizational goals. We develop our leaders and their teams to use their know-how and dedication to solve the complex challenges today’s world brings to us and our customers; we call this ingenuity for life.
We work together with the FLI to discuss and test new ideas and leadership behaviors which ensure coherence among leaders and employees, have an impact on the future and contribute to the successes of the company, our customers, and the world.


We’ve come a long way since making the first ever mobile call in the UK on 1 January 1985. Today, more than 400 million customers around the world choose us.
In 30 years, a small mobile operator in Newbury has grown into a global business and one of the most valuable brands in the world. We now operate in around 30 countries and partner with networks in over 50 more.
It’s not possible to predict the future. But you can create it. And in this creation process we believe that leadership will play a crucial part. That’s simply why we are part of the Future of Leadership Initiative.

Academic Partners

FLI Partner CDTM

Founded in 1998 by the Ludwig-Maximilians-University and the Technical University Munich, CDTM is an institution for interdisciplinary education and research. The aim is to educate future leaders who are keen to assume responsibility as global citizens and embrace opportunities to solve the challenges of our time. Therefore, CDTM offers an add-on study program at the intersection of digital technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. Each semester, 25 highly qualified and ambitious students from various backgrounds are selected to attend the study program. CDTM is run by a management team consisting of ten doctoral candidates and supported by 14 professors by LMU and TUM.

FLI Partner ESMT

ESMT European School of Management and Technology is an international business school, founded by 25 leading global companies. ESMT focuses on leadership and social responsibility, European competitiveness, and the management of technology. As the top-ranked executive education provider in Germany and 11th globally according to the Financial Times, ESMT is well-positioned to work with FLI. Together they are developing education to enable mid- and senior-level leaders to innovate and lead growth within their organizations and to spearhead projects leading to social, economic, or political development.

FLI Partner Hochschultage

We seek to create an appropriate awareness, amongst students and among companies, for the need to connect sustainability and globalization, and drive innovation. We see classic leadership skills as essential elements to ensure a sustainable growth for businesses and the economy.
In close cooperation with the FLI we foster research and discussions that leaders for the future are made aware of strategic business management skills to build resource-efficient business models, skills to design and adopt technologies, products and processes leading to bottom line benefits for the firm and the economy at large.

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FLI Partner MLI

MLI prepares businesses and organizations for the future, unleashes their innovation potential and helps them become more attractive for the next generation of leaders. Watch our video.

Future of Leadership Initiative

Organization Office

C/o MLI Leadership Institute Munich