Bjorn Billhardt

Bjorn Billhardt

CEO

Abilitie

Bjorn Billhardt is CEO of Abilitie a provider of leadership development and mini-MBA programs. Abilitie’s leadership programs have educated over 20,000 learners across the world, including high-potential employees at companies such as GE, Southwest Airlines, McKinsey, Pfizer, Marriott, and Coca-Cola. Abilitie’s flagship product is the Invited MBA, a 12-week virtual cohort-based mini-MBA for emerging business leaders from around the world. Prior to founding Abilitie in 2015, Bjorn was the CEO of Enspire Learning, Inc., a custom e-learning development company he co-founded in 2001 and grew to about $5MM in revenue and 50 employees. Previous to that, Bjorn worked as a consultant and corporate trainer for BAAN, a Dutch software company, and McKinsey & Company, a strategic management consulting firm. Bjorn holds a BA from the University of Texas and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Bjorn lives in Austin, TX with his wife and three boys. He is a native of Hamburg, Germany and came to the US as an exchange student, attending Pflugerville High outside of Austin, TX.