Maggie Gorse, Founder and CEO.
Maggie Gorse,
Founder and CEO.

Maggie Gorse is a specialist of

New Business Models for Innovation

 As Managing Director of Verlion Pte Ltd, Singapore, she pursues research &        consulting projects that focus on two areas of business expertise:

   Value Creation for Stakeholders

– Managing for Sustainable Stakeholder Value

   Innovation thru New Business Models

– Economic Transformation & the Post-Industrial Economy
Advisor to management of major multi-nationals as well as to start-ups, Maggie Gorse works with clients in a wide range of industries on their innovation projects.  She is active on the Advisory Boards of several start-ups and international organizations.
She has served companies in Europe, USA, Africa and Asia with 30 years of practical consulting and training solutions for their business models.  As Consultant and Professor, Maggie Gorse has developed several conceptual business designs to give innovators and entrepreneurs the guidelines to help them assess the impact of economic shifts on their business, and apply relevant Business Models for the launch of new products or activities.  Through the design and delivery of executive training programs and coaching, she develops talent within the organization to lead and implement these changes.
Maggie Gorse keeps pace with intellectual developments in business through her role as visiting professor in several MBA programs around the world, notably Finance and New Business Models for the Executive MBA of ESSEC Business School in France, in the Entrepreneurship Diploma of the University of Geneva, Switzerland, and in the Executive MBA of Mannheim Business School, Germany.  She has taught at Fudan University on the Financial Crisis, and delivered a course at TongJi University in Shanghai on Doing Business in Europe for the International MBA.
She is regularly invited to speak at international conferences on economic transformation and new business models.
Committed to fostering international economic development through knowledge, Maggie has been nominated as a Mamber of the UNITED NATIONS ESCAP Task Force on Innovation and Economic Competitivity.  She is also on the Board of Management of TII (Technology Innovation International) where she is tasked with contributing to that organizations international scope.  She is also a Fellow of the Mauritius Institute of Directors, where she speaks frequently about economic development.  In 2014 Maggie was the Laureat for Academic Excellence, and received the award “Best External Professor” of ESSEC Business School, awarded by the ESSEC Foundation.
She has written numerous customized business case studies for corporations and universities, commissioned by clients in Aerospace, Telecommunications, Financial Services, Media and other fields, treating questions of risk management in innovative ventures, new business models assessment and design, and valuation of new projects.
She began her career with international loan syndication at Manufacturers Hanover Trust in New York, then pursued in Paris at IBM EMEA Headquarters with several positions at European headquarter level in Finance and Pricing over 15 years.  She founded Gorse Analysts, an executive consulting and training company located in France over 25 years ago, with an international clientele in several sectors, before moving to Singapore with the creation of Verlion Pte Ltd.
Maggie Gorse received her MBA from Columbia University, New-York, with majors in Finance, International Business and Marketing, and was awarded Beta Gamma Sigma at graduation.