Kathy Pearson, Ph.D. is president and founder of Executive Development and Design. Kathy is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics and has served as an adjunct Associate Professor in the Operations and Information Management Department at The Wharton School.

Dr. Pearson has taught courses on a variety of subjects such as Critical Thinking, Scenario Planning, Strategic Decision Making, Project Management, and Stakeholder Analysis. She has served as the Academic Director for the Wharton Executive Management Program for Academic Surgery Leaders, the Patient Safety Leadership Academy Executive Program and the GlaxoSmithKline Executive Management Program for Pharmacy Leaders. In addition to teaching Executive Education at Wharton, Dr. Pearson has taught Scenario Planning and Critical Thinking at Cedep at INSEAD in Fountainebleu, France.