Chief Executive Officer, ET Group
Dirk Propfe is an innovation catalyst, coach, and the CEO of ET Group, a technology integration company focused on bringing hybrid work experiences to life. Dirk’s work concentrates around creating more life-giving organizations where people can bring their diverse talents to create a more beautiful world together. In 2021, he won the Tony Hsieh Award honoring progressive, value-driven leaders, who embody Hsieh’s spirit. Dirk is a practitioner of appreciative inquiry, design thinking, and distributed leadership practices. He studied business administration and holds a degree in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability as well as a master’s degree in Environment and Business. He is constantly learning and exploring new ways of working and applies those skills to continuously evolve ET Group and the organizations he partners with. By practicing empathy and putting people first, Dirk has seen first-hand how design thinking creates energy, momentum, and meaningful innovations that result in better solutions.