‘From the Top’ interview with Johann Koss


What makes a great leader? Are they born into privilege with a magical set of skills? Or, are leaders a product of their own determination and perseverance?

The show is called; ‘From the Top’ an interview based show that answers those questions and more. In this episode John Miers, chairman of Black Isle Consultants, interviews special guest four-time Olympic Gold Medalist, Johann Koss, legendary winter athlete as well as President, CEO and Founder of Right To Play. Johann is active in many sport-related causes. In 1997, Johann was appointed Chairman of the Norwegian Government Forum against Drugs and Doping. He has received numerous awards including Sportsman of the Year by Sports Illustrated (1994) and the Child Survival Award by the Carter Center. Johann was also declared “One of 100 Future Leaders of Tomorrow” by TIME Magazine, and “One of 1,000 Global Leaders” by the World Economic Forum.

In this interview, Johann talks about his inspiration to begin Right to Play, a charity that helps close to 1 million children across the world and his passion to reach out even further.