Silicon Valley, California, USA
15 minutes on the phone can save you hours of going in circles. I am a globally recognized author, leadership and inspiring organizational culture consultant. My “learning laboratories” turn managers into leaders and groups of people into real teams. My superpower is helping individuals, teams and organizations achieve what seems impossible, but is merely difficult.Need help? Call me! Practical advice to inspire action and produce results.
Kimberly Wiefling, Founder and President of Wiefling Consulting, specializes in enabling people to achieve what seems impossible, but is merely difficult. Her most popular book is “Scrappy Project Management - The 12 Predictable and Avoidable Pitfalls Every Project Faces”, which has also been published in Japanese. And she’s the executive editor of a series of Scrappy Guides, including “Scrappy Women in Business – Living Proof that Bending the Rules Isn’t Breaking the Law. Kimberly is the executive program director for ALC Corporation’s Global Leadership and Management Consulting Group, facilitating leadership, innovation, global team effectiveness, and project execution excellence workshops around the world.
Kimberly spends about half of her time consulting with globalizing Japanese companies. Her clients include Tokio Marine (the #1 insurance company in Japan, Mazda, Daiichi Sankyo, Toshiba, Dow Corning Toray, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, and Hitachi. In addition she’s worked with Entelos, the University of California, Siemens, Alcoa, Xerox PARC, Cisco Systems, Symantec, Intuit, Agilent Technologies, vmware, and many more.
A physicist by education, Kimberly earned a BS from Wright State University and a MS from Case Western Reserve University. She worked for at HP for 10 years in product development project management and engineering leadership. Before starting her own business (and helping to start many others) she spent three years working in Silicon Valley startups, including a Xerox Parc spinoff where she was the VP of Program Management and Organizational Effectiveness.
Kimberly is a force of nature, spreading enthusiasm, courage and possibility throughout the world, and helping her clients solve global problems profitably.