Bill Welter is the Managing Director of Adaptive Strategies, Inc., a firm specializing in business education and consulting. He is also a Fellow in Executive Education at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. He is author of The Prepared Mind of a Leader: Eight Skills Leaders Use to Innovate, Make Decisions, and Solve Problems. He has over 35 years of business, consulting and teaching experience.

Mr. Welter was an Adjunct Lecturer, Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, DePaul University. His consulting experiences range from leading the design of a gear manufacturing operation for a major aerospace company to the facilitation of a global manufacturing strategy for a large pharmaceutical company to helping decision makers in a global restaurant business plot their future.