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I golf and am an avid triathlete.  The precision and self-discipline of the two sports are very attractive to me, and enhance my professional life greatly.  I also surf, ski, climb, and enjoy philosophy.


Consultant and Entrepreneur who has a passion for igniting new organizational initiatives, strategic planning, professional networking, stakeholder management, and empowering people with the confidence and organizational skills needed to achieve success.


Business Planning, Keynote Presenting, Leadership and Professional Development Training, Project Management, Asia Pacific Cultural Training, Ethics

Work experience

Mar 2008Present

Managing Director

Hanson Global Advisors, LLC

Hanson Global Advisors serves as the legal entity for all independent consulting projects of Eric G. Hanson.

Mar 2004Mar 2008

Co-Founder and President

EQi, Inc.

EQi, Inc. provides strategic consulting to clients seeking a competitive advantage in the Asia Pacific region.

To receive more information on Eric's experience building and developing EQi, Inc. please send him an email at [email protected]


Aug 2006Dec 2007


Study throughout the duration of this degree included in-depth analysis of Chinese strategic culture, the impact of industrial and organic food delivery systems on the natural environment, global environmental issues, Islamic culture and history, and advanced symbolic logic.

Aug 2004May 2005

Graduate Certificate

East-West Center

Study throughout the duration of this year-long certificate program included in-depth analysis of leadership theory, negotiation skills and strategy, conflict resolution, social network development, team building and group dynamics, and culture, diversity, and leadership. The program also focused on international relations and diplomacy training in Asia. Extensive field study took place in Southeast Asia (Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Singapore) and Washington DC.

Aug 2003May 2005


Study throughout the duration of this degree included in-depth analysis of Chinese popular culture, China and its modern economy, Chinese strategic culture, Chinese philosophy and religion, East Asian politics, the Asian built environment, and advanced Mandarin training. Extensive field study took place in China, particularly Beijing and the Eastern provinces of the P.R.C.

Aug 1997May 2000


Study throughout the duration of this degree included in depth analysis of comparative philosophy, social and political philosophy, East Asian religions, and business with a particular focus on finance. Extensive field study took place through the Community Working Classics Program in the underprivileged and economically challenged communities of Western Michigan with a particular focus on the Heartside community of Grand Rapids, Michigan and the Muskegon Correctional Facility in Muskegon, Michigan.