What Drives Us

For 60% of CEOs worldwide, creativity is the single most crucial factor for success.
— IBM Global Study. n=1,500 CEOs, 2010

Our Vision

Change Makers Think Like Artists.


Organizations and teams perform better with a culture that allows, fosters and nourishes creativity. 

Sound Leadership focuses on using the full creative potential of teams and leaders, enabling agility, collaboration and employee engagement for our clients. We disrupt existing work patterns and provide inspiration and foster a mindset of fearless innovation. 

Our clients hire Sound Leadership to use musical-creative methods to identify and resolve their most pressing leadership challenges. 

At Sound Leadership, we combine and live the mindset of management and musical creativity on a daily basis. 

Our experts deliver leadership transformation projects for Fortune 500 firms and have earned multiple GRAMMY nominations for their creative work. 

Based in the United States and with facilitators across Europe and Asia, we work with clients worldwide.

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Dr. Johannes Flecker
Founding Managing Director
Sound Leadership
New York City

(...) perfectly blends traditional business consulting with the creativity and soulfulness of a musician to create something wholly different and unique.
— Panos A. Panay, VP Strategy & Innovation, Berklee College of Music


Bangalore, India

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Abhijit Nath

Partner, HEAD ASIA

Considering that sound has been around since the dawn of time, it is astonishing that Johannes Flecker continues to discover new uses for it.
— Bostinno innovation magazine

Award-Winning Faculty 

Nashville, TN


Shane Adams

2 times grammy nominee, berklee professor

New York City, NY


Swiss Chris

music director john legend, professor and educator

Los Angeles, CA

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Rendra Zawawi

award-winning TV & MOVIE composer


Los Angeles, CA


Ester Na

music composer & educator


Shanghai, China

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Yicheng Wu

composer & educator



Singapore, Singapore

Enya Lim

Enya Lim 

songwriter & EDUCATOR

Bangalore, India

MT Srinivasan

performer & EDUCATOR

Berlin, Germany


Mark Scheibe

award-winning composer & Songwriter



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Panos A. Panay

Boston, MA

VP Strategy & Innovation, Berklee

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Hemant K. Batra

Delhi, India

Founder Kaden Boriss Legal Strategists

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Peter M. Fischer

Zurich, Switzerland

Professor, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland