As the owner and founder of The Culture Mastery, Christian Höferle (alternative spelling: Hoeferle) is a cross-cultural business consultant who has extensive experience in working with multinational companies.
German by birth, American by choice, and Bavarian at heart, Christian is a fan of building bridges and not enthusiastic about walls. He studied at the University of Passau, Germany, where he majored in Political Science. Christian is a cultural consultant, trainer, facilitator, and coach. He is also an NLP Master Practitioner. Through his company he helps people in closing the gaps between their home culture and the target culture they are working with. Christian also hosts The Culture Guy Podcast, a web radio series addressing the needs and interests of global professionals.
His mission is to lead people to a better understanding of cultures, so they can work at their peak and in peace with each other. His goal is to create peace by helping people from different cultures understand each other better. Companies Christian has worked with include Volkswagen, Bridgestone, Recaro Aircraft Seating, ZF, Plastic Omnium, Evonik, Alcoa, Siemens, and Wacker Chemie.