Warren Wilhelm, Ph.D.

Leadership/Industry Expertise

Warren Wilhelm is President of the Global Consulting Alliance (www.GlobalConsultAlliance.com). Dr. Wilhelm, an expert in human resource management, leadership development, organization development and large-scale organizational change, has served as a management consultant for over 20 years. He currently teaches executive and graduate degree programs at Thunderbird School of Global Management, the Cox School of Business at SMU and the Melbourne Business School in Australia. He has taught executive education programs for over 20 years and published many articles in his areas of expertise.


Consulting clients include Bank One, General Electric (GE), Honeywell International, SBC Communications, Skanska, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Stora Enso, ING Group, Frito-Lay International and Goldman Sachs.


Dr. Wilhelm taught full-time for five years in graduate business schools and has been an industrial practitioner and executive for 14 years. He led organization and management development for Amoco Corporation and served as Vice President, Corporate Education for AlliedSignal Inc.

Positions Held

  • Founder and President, Global Consulting Alliance
  • Professor, executive and graduate degree programs, Thunderbird School of Global Management, the Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University (SMU); and the Melbourne Business School, Australia

Accomplishments & Awards

  • Dr. Wilhelm’s latest book, Learning Architectures: Building Organizational and Individual Learning (ISBN 0-9740104-0-5), is in its second printing.
  • He serves on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Human Resource Management and the Thunderbird International Business Review.
  • Dr. Wilhelm is Executive Director of the Global Chief Learning Officers Network.


  • Ph.D. and Masters degrees in Business Administration, Harvard Business School
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Economics, Union College


  • Dr. Wilhelm has lived in Albuquerque, New Mexico with his family since 1996, where he works out of a home office. Other places he has lived include Western New York State (Rochester), Boston, Chicago, Denver, Colorado Springs and New Jersey. He travels globally about half the time.
  • He and his wife Judy have three children. The oldest recently graduated from the University of Arizona; their older daughter is a student at USC; and their younger daughter attends Texas Tech.
  • Dr. Wilhelm’s interests include politics, skiing, tennis and classic automobiles. He’s on the board of directors of the regional Red Cross and is active in the international academic community.