Charlie Lang, founder of Progress-U, has always welcomed disruption as a trigger for innovation and transformation. For example, when the global financial crisis hit in 2008, he was saw it as a growth opportunity for Progress-U. As a result, Progress-U Singapore (2008) and Japan (2009) were founded.
Originally from Germany, Charlie has lived for almost 20 years in Asia. In 2017, he decided to move to the countryside in Thailand. Ever since, he has been working almost exclusively online, over 2 years before COVID19 started. Charlie is considered a pioneer of coaching in Asia, having coached hundreds of C-level executives of medium and large organizations. Charlie is also the author of 2 books and over 250 articles.