Hans von Meister
Hans von Meister serves as Partner and Chief Operating Officer of LearningLeaders, a Hong Kong and Shanghai-based consulting firm specializing in professional skills training and lifelong educational services. At LearningLeaders, he manages day-to-day performance of projects and functions of the staff. He also leads custom workshops and seminars that empower executives and their teams to engage and interact with greater confidence and cross-cultural understanding, ultimately leading to improved business outcomes.
Previously, Hans founded vMC&R, a boutique management and brand image consulting company, providing clients with complete marketing and communication solutions. Before being recruited to join LearningLeaders, he completed five bids for local businesses and succeeded in driving client business growth through more efficient marketing and communications solutions.
Before vMC&R, he served as the Operations Manager at the USA National Pavilion during the Shanghai World Expo, where he directly recruited, managed, and trained 165 employees. Additionally, in that role he maintained relationships with China Customs, State-owned Enterprises, and other corporate sponsors to ensure a successful partnership. Between those experiences, Mr. von Meister served as Recruitment Manager for INTO University Partnerships, leading the regional sales network of over 150 agencies in Hong Kong, China, and Macau, exceeding targets at every recruitment cycle for Oregon State University, University of Southern Florida, and Colorado State University.
An adventurer by nature, Hans also completed a six-month motorcycle tour of South East Asia in 2011. In recognition of his journey, Adventure Motorcycle Magazine profiled him as a cover story and he was published in other periodicals, including the Huffington Post.
Mr. von Meister is also an active member of the University of Colorado and Lawrenceville School networks. At the University of Colorado at Boulder, he double majored in Mathematics and Chinese Studies, also serving on the executive board of the Asian Student Organization and volunteering at local Boulder County public schools.
Mr. von Meister lives in Shanghai and speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese.