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The transition of the global economy is in the spotlight and interest in history is increasing, This makes Vinco David the ideal speaker for conferences and other meetings. With roots in the international financial sector, a thorough training in (corporate) policy, a broad international experience and the ability to storytelling, he is a popular speaker who makes his audience aware of what is happening behind the headlines today. He can present in Dutch, English or German.Possible topics for a lecture by Vinco David are:• The role of cultural differences in international business• International trade and the future role of multinationals, compared with the world’s first multinationals, such as the East India Company and the West India Company• The future of the financial sector• What impact do globalization and slowbalization have on us?• Dunglish and other linguistic peculiarities, language jokes and language barriers in the conclusion of international deals• Successful management of international teamsWho is Vinco DavidVinco David combines career and vocation. He is a Senior Manager with the credit insurance multinational Atradius (formerly NCM) and he writes novels. His debut historical novel ‘Mannenharem’ (Tale of the 1002nd night) appeared in the Netherlands in 2006. His second historical novel, ‘Achter het riet’ (Behind the cane) was published in December 2009.Vinco David is of German/Dutch Jewish descent. He was born in Netherlands and lived and worked for years in London. He now works from Amsterdam. In addition to his novels, he writes about business issues that fascinate him. His articles have been published in Dutch and international media.He has given lectures in recent years in companies, public institutions and at conferences in the Netherlands, Canada, Chile, Turkey, Korea and Germany, which were highly appreciated. Some comments: “A truly expert speaker!”, “Very clear speech”, “Einsichtsvoll und zugleich humorvoll”.BooksHis novel ‘Mannenharem’ received much media attention. Dutch filmmaker Theo van Gogh wrote the foreword to the book, the last book he had wanted to turn into a film. Just before his death he wrote: ” ‘Mannenharem’ is the epic proof of the talent Vinco David possesses. He takes us on a journey through history in which we experience sensations that are usually privy to only the adventurous among us. As the story is so gripping, one would almost forget that the author has done extensive research.” The book received excellent reviews.With his short film “Mannenharem” (2007) the Dutch filmmaker Eddy Terstall took over from Theo van Gogh.In his novel ‘Achter het riet’, set in the period of the Dutch conquest of Brazil 400 years ago, Vinco David combines his literary talent with his extensive economic and historical knowledge. He vividly brings to life the West India Company as one of the world’s first multinationals, the tulip crisis and the international scramble for natural resources. These events continue being relevant for understanding today’s economic and political developments.Vinco David’s strength is his ability to combine creativity with professionalism and humor. He has managed to inspire many listeners PersonalVinco David is much traveled and a passionate collector of Asian and European art and maps. He is a track athlete at national competition level. He lives with his partner in Amsterdam and has a son of 15.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Vinco David and other top speakers and celebrities.

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