Rasmus Hougaard Founder & Managing Director, The Potential Project

Rasmus Hougaard is the Founder and Managing Director of The Potential Project – a leading global provider of corporate mindfulnesstraining solutions. The Potential Project works with fortune 500 companies in 22 countries across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Clients of The Potential Project include  Accenture, Nike, American Express, Microsoft and Sony to name a few. The objective of their  programs is to enhance individual and organizational performance and well-being through  skillful application of mindfulness in a corporate context. 

Rasmus has practiced and taught mindfulness since the early 90s and has many years of  experience working with leaders in bringing mindfulness and mental effectiveness into their  organizations and lives. He is recognised as a leading international authority on training the mind to be more focused, effective and clear in an organisational context. His book on Corporate Mindfulness is expected to be published in the summer of 2015. 

Rasmus´ background includes a career in the Sony Corporation as well as a researcher in organizational development. Rasmus has a Master’s degree in Organisational Development & Adult Learning and degrees in Philosophy and Human Resources. 

In 2009, after years of working with leading scientists, corporate executives and mind training experts, Rasmus launched The Potential Project. The mission of The Potential Project is to help individuals and organisations become more mindful and effective in everything they do. Through the work of the Potential Project, Rasmus and his colleagues in The Potential Project, have helped tens of thousands of individuals and organizations enhance performance and job satisfaction.