Dr. Benjamin Benson brings a world of talent to the Professional Development Center. A successful entrepreneur and long-time principal at one of the world's largest consulting firms, Ben is a recognized business resource to CEOs and top executives of the world's largest organizations. His subject expertise is in Strategy, Lean and Six Sigma, Sales, Business Acceleration and turn-around, Project management, and Executive Coaching.
Key clients have included Accenture, Spherion, Novell, ThyssenKrupp, Tri-Core Medical, Aon, Toyota, Honda, Caterpillar, Chrysler, University of Michigan, Detroit Medical Center, Cardinal Health, Chase, Glaxo, Astra, Best Buy, U.S. Bank, DTE, GM, Ford, Nissan, Mazda, Fiat, Comau, Denso, State Farm, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Ryder, and Yazaki.
In 2004, Ben left full-time industry to join Lawrence Tech as a professor in the College of Management. In 2006, he was appointed Director of the PDC. Today, he serves individuals, small businesses, and Fortune 250 clients in the U.S., Mexico, Europe, China, and India with speaking engagements, consulting, and training.