• Henrik Totterman, D.Sc.

    Chair Leadx3m LLC, solving business challenges since 1995

    Professor of Practice Hult (former Dean & ED) 2010-

    Teaching Faculty Harvard University 2017-

    Greater Boston Area and International.      





    ★ BUSINESS LEADERS: We are servants of the society

    ★ INTRAPRENEURSHIP: It's time to unleash creative activism

    ★ PERFORMANCE: Let's learn to love solving problems


    Henrik Totterman, D.Sc. studied entrepreneurship and management, and worked as director of the EMBA at the triple-accredited Hanken School of Economics and program director at Hanken & SSE (FT #1 Northern European executive education since 2005). He was on the global executive team building the top-ranked and triple-accredited Hult International Business School with a global campus network.     


    After successfully selling two family businesses, he moved to Bostonin 2010, wherefrom he fosters creativity in business along a 25+ year trajectory of business ownership, strategy consulting, and teaching business leaders.      

    He is also on the advisory board of Ascendus in New England and a member of Hanken’s International Advisory Board. As we tend to say at Leadx3m, Together We Can!







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    WWW Hult


    WWW Harvard 


    Top Skills

    Strategy, Leadership, Leadership Development, Design, Business, Future Thinking, Research, Facilitation, Coaching, and Instruction.



    English (Full Professional)

    Swedish (Native or Bilingual)

    Finnish (Native or Bilingual)

    German (Limited Working)


    Certifications / Qualifications

    Celemi Tango - Certified Facilitator

    Master Person Analysis - Certified User

    OPTO Personality Test - Certified User

    EFMD International Deans' Program

    Former Dean of Business School Audits and Accreditations

    Awarded Business School Curriculum Developer



    Faculty of the Year 2019

    Faculty Passion Award 2019

    Faculty of the Year 2020

    AMBA Curriculum Innovation Award 2014


    Recent Publications

    Totterman, H. (2023: Forthcoming). CHAPTER Creative Activism: Engaging intrapreneurs in organizational achievement, Edited Book: New Leadership - Inspire Your Horizon, Springer.


    Totterman, H & Harvard Extension Capstone Class (2022). VIDEO CASE & TEACHING NOTE: Zullee's Mediterranean Grill: Disrupting the Competitive MidCap Restaurant Landscape.


    Totterman, H & Harvard Extension Capstone Class (2023: Forthcoming). WRITTEN CASE & TEACHING NOTE: Zullee's Mediterranean Grill: Disrupting the Competitive MidCap Restaurant Landscape. Harvard University Extension Capstone.


    Totterman, H & J von Briesen (2021). CHAPTER Higher Ed Through Grad Consulting: Developing Leadership Skills by Negotiating and Delivering Paid Client Assignments, IGI-Global.


    Totterman, H. (2019). CHAPTER Tackling Executive Challenges Through Graduate Crowdsourcing, Springer.


    Totterman, H (2019). WRITTEN CASE A and B & TEACHING NOTE: Pöyry Plc (AFRY PLC): Creating an 'Intrapreneurial'' Culture in International Consulting, Hult Publishing / The Case Centre.


    Totterman, H (2020). BLOG Bringing executive-level business challenges into the student learning journey, Hult Blog.


    Leadx3m LLC. Real-time research, training & consulting

    CEO / Founder: solving organizational challenges worldwide since 1995.

    August 2017 - Present

    Greater Boston Area            


    Hult International Business School

    Professor of Practice, Entrepreneurship, and Management

    February 2010 - Present
    Cambridge, Massachusetts


    EY Tech MBA (Ernst & Young / Hult), Professor & Program Lead

    August 2020 - Present


    Head of Faculty Recruitment and Development

    January 2018 - August 2019

    Greater Boston Area        


    Dean and Executive Director

    February 2010 - January 2018

    Greater Boston Area        


    Harvard University

    Teaching Faculty, Entrepreneurship, and Management                          

    Capstone Lead Faculty

    August 2017 - Present

    Cambridge, Massachusetts    


    Advisory Committee Member

    November 2017 - Present

    New York, United States                

    The Registry College and University Presidents


    January 2018 - Present

    Massachusetts, United States        


    Independent Business Consultant

    Business Process Consultant

    May 2006 - August 2017

    Helsinki, Finland   

    Boston, Massachusetts    

    Hanken School of Economics    

    Helsinki, Finland    


    International Advisory Board
    September 2021 - Present


    EMBA Advisory Board
    February 2019 - Present  


    Alumni Ambassador
    January 2019 - Present                   


    Executive Education Advisory Board

    January 2016 - January 2019   


    Executive MBA Program Director

    November 2008 - January 2010                   


    Hanken & SSE Executive Education

    Program Director, Custom Executive Programs

    January 2007 - January 2010        


    Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship and Management

    August 2003 - December 2008


    SHH Academic Business Consulting Ltd.

    Faculty Lead

    Aug 2004 - Jun 2007


    Teotek Oy
    Family Business, Owner and Board Member
    January 1999 - June 2009

    Helsinki, Finland       



    Hanken School of EconomicsDoctor of Science - D.Sc. (Econ.), Entrepreneurship andManagement (2008)

    Helsinki, Finland       


    Hanken School of EconomicsMaster of Science - M.Sc. (Econ), Entrepreneurship and Management

    Helsinki, Finland 


    Aalto UniversityInternational Technology Program (ITP), Mobile Telecom and Commerce

    Helsinki, Finland 


    Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona / Vaxjo University

    European Doctoral Program in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management 

    Barcelona, Spain, and Vaxjo, Sweden   


    Graduate School of Management and Information Systems, GRAMIS.     

    Helsinki, Finland