Pieter Klaas Jagersma is an entrepreneur, supervisory board member, and professor of business administration. After earning his Ph.D, in the early 1990s, he worked at McKinsey & Company, before accepting an offer to join Nyenrode University as a senior faculty member. At age 29, he became the youngest full business administration professor in Dutch history [ABN AMRO Chair Professor of Export Management, and, subsequently, ABN AMRO Chair Professor of International Entrepreneurship]. He also joined the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam faculty in 2000, again as a full professor [Chair Professor of Strategy]. He is a visiting full professor at various foreign/international universities and business schools.
Pieter Klaas Jagersma is the author of numerous books and articles published in scientific journals, management magazines, and newspapers. His books have sold more than one million copies worldwide. He is supervisory board member at various companies such as Rijk Zwaan, Egeria Investments, NRC Media Groep, Mirror Controls International [MCi], 3a Global Risk Management, CCIC, and ISA International. As a leading professor of international entrepreneurship and export management, he also serves as a counselor to US, Asian, and EU government agencies. Since 2010, he is featured in Marquis ‘Who’s Who in the World’ as one of the world’s leading achievers in his field.
Pieter Klaas Jagersma received his B.S and M.Sc degrees from Groningen University [summa cum laude] and his Ph.D in economics from Tilburg University. In the 1990s, he also served as managing director of KPN Finance, the finance company of the largest telecom and IT service provider in the Netherlands.