Compare courses
Register
Schools
Center for Simplified Strategic Planning
ExpertiseStrategy

Biography

Center for Simplified Strategic Planning

Dana brings more than 30 years of business experience to his seminar participants. He has held senior management positions, including Chairman, CEO and COO, in mid-sized companies. He is familiar with all functional areas, having also served in sales, sales management, production, and engineering. He has a Masters of Management from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. His critical thinking skills have been well developed and honed with more than 10 years experience leading companies through Simplified Strategic Planning. Dana Baldwin has managed two different machine tool companies, coming up through the ranks from a beginning engineer to become Chairman, President and CEO of one company. He then joined a startup company that had purchased a product line from his original company. He was instrumental in establishing the new firm as a leader in the market place. Dana actively leads strategic planning in dozens of companies in a wide variety of industries with consistently good results. Clients include regional telephone companies, a chemical recycler, a logistics company, a multi-national institutional furniture company, a multi-division plastics company, a multi-national industrial pump company and a community college.

Recent articles by Dana include: "Dealing with a Low Cost Competitor", "The Strategy of Succession Planning" and Addressing the Challenge of China's Labor Cost Advantages.

Dana has a BS-IE form the University of Michigan, and a Master of Management from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

A very effective presenter, Dana brings a unique combination of theoretical and practical knowledge as well as humorous insight to his programs. Dana leaves his seminar attendees with practical, "how-to" steps that they can apply to facilitate their learning.

Show more

Read about executive education

Other experts

David Gergen is a professor of public service and director of the Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School, positions he has held for over a decade. In addition, he serves as a senior political analyst for CNN and works actively with a rising generation of new leaders. In the pa...
Mr Khoong Chan Meng brings 30 years of international experience in the information and communication technology industry. Chan Meng is driving NUS-ISS to develop and inspire the next generation of digital talent through education, applied research and consulting services. He has transformed NUS-I...
Juan Luis López Cardenete is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Strategic Management at IESE Business School. Prior to this he worked in industry, serving as the Managing Director of Unión Fenosa and Chairman of Unión Fenosa Internacional. He joined the company in 1978 and worked in a range of ...