In our next Strategy Session podcast we hear from Ali Malekzadeh, as he meets with Dennis Shuler in Chicago. During the session they talk through strategy, leadership and business excellence, exploring the role of academia in these areas. Ali also shares his inspiring personal story with us, and how he has been able to make such an impact on student life.
Ali has a wealth of experience, from his Ph.D. in Business Administration, with emphasis in Strategic Management to serving on the Board of Directors / Advisors for various businesses including the Manhattan Market, Commerce Bank. Today he sits as President, Roosevelt University in Chicago and has published extensively on post-merger integration of companies within the US and in transnational alliances. Ali brings a transformational and global view of businesses / their competitive markets and assists corporations in becoming more effective and efficient, with more productive leadership teams.
An experienced senior-level human resources executive, Dennis has over three decades of business experience specialising in strategy development and deployment, building high performance organisations and with large-scale mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. He has worked at some of the world’s most admired companies, across multiple industry sectors, as Chief Human Resources Officer for Walt Disney, Kellogg, Scripps Networks Interactive and NXP Semiconductors. In addition, he held senior executive positions at Procter and Gamble in the United States and the United Kingdom. Currently, Dennis serves as Executive Chairman of Kinetic Consulting NA and President, Core Strengths Management Consulting in Cincinnati, Ohio.