Bio: Manfred gollent

Manfred Gollent is a Certified Business Coach (CBC), supporting clients to expand their potential and reach their goals more consistently. In his executive coaching capacity Manfred works with individuals and groups. His focus is Leadership Development, Team Building, Influencing and Sales proficiency as well as the facilitation of Strategy Development. His clients range from individual entrepreneurs and professionals to Fortune 500 executives.

Prior to founding QLI International in 2006, Manfred Gollent has been a turn-around executive in a Fortune 500 company for some 22 years. He lead the rebuilding of underperforming subsidiaries in the United States, Europe and Asia by developing their leadership team and organization, restructuring strategy, operations and efficiency to improve results towards meeting investors expectations.

As a corporate senior executive he also served on Executive Boards and lead the strategy development of companies in the UK, Belgium, Norway, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Singapore, Philippines, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Australia and the USA.

Manfred has a degree in Electrical Engineering and an Executive MBA. He is a certified Business Coach of the RAC Coaching Academy, a certified facilitator and affiliate of the Total Quality Institute, The Institute for Sustainability and the Resource Associate Corporation Network.

His wide multi-cultural background is complemented with fluency in English and German. He has been a guest lecturer on leadership development for the International Executive MBA program at EPFL (, the leading university in the field of engineering & technology management in Switzerland. 

Manfred is a Mentor at the Founder Institute Greenville ( ), a co-organizer/mentor for 1 Million Cups Greenville,  a coach/mentor for the Minority Business Accelerator (MBA) program of the Greenville Chamber of Commerce, a youth mentor at NEXT Highschool of Greenville ( and volunteers as a mentor for young people in foster care within the "Fostering Great Ideas" organization ( )