Kathy Pearson, Ph.D. is a Partner at Decision Strategies International (DSI). In addition Dr. Pearson serves as an adjunct associate professor in the Operations and Information Management Department at The Wharton School. She has taught operations management courses in the MBA program and Executive Master's of Technology Management programs as well as Probability and Statistics, Simulation Modeling, and other courses for the department and the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Pearson is heavily involved in Executive Development at DSI and The Wharton School, teaching on a variety of topics such as Critical Thinking, Scenario Planning, Strategic Decision Making, Project Management, and Stakeholder Analysis. Dr. Pearson 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.