Important: The Global Enterprise Challenge (GEC) will not be running in 2017.

Len Norman - Chief Judge

Len holds a BSc in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of New South Wales, Australia. Len spent 33 years in IBM where he established a reputation for innovation in the management of diverse areas such as Education, Call Centre Management, Software Development and Human Resources. Earlier in his career, his direct support of customers earned him a personal letter from the IBM Chairman of the Board in New York.

Len has established himself as an internationally recognised expert in People Development through Skills Management, Resource Deployment and Performance Assessment. He has invented several tools and processes making substantial positive business impacts where applied. His flagship product, Skillspeak, represents at once the most powerful, yet easy-to-use, tool ever devised to manage structured people development.

Since he completed his corporate working career, he established the Conquest Consulting Pty Ltd business in Australia in 1998 after returning from Singapore where he had traded as Conquest Consulting Pte Ltd. The business operates in the field of Human Resource Consulting, offering advanced tools and training in Skills Management, Resource Deployment, Succession Planning, Performance Assessment and Recruitment Support among other associated areas such as Customer Service, Communication, Negotiation, Interpersonal Skills and Teaming.

Many years treading the boards as an amateur actor equipped Len with a strong presence in face-to-face communication. This translates to a winning teaching style and makes his presentations entertaining and engaging.

Len is Director of Conquest Consulting Pty Ltd, author of the courses Professionalism for PROFIT and Fiduciary Duty and the inventor of insightful business games. He is a past director on the Board of Intech Credit Union Limited.