While his enthusiastic, “To infinity and beyond!” attitude has earned Evolve Client Partner Ken Wiesinger the nickname of Buzz Lightyear from some colleagues and clients over the years, he keeps himself grounded by the need to improve his clients’ business performance in tangible ways. Ken is well known for leading complex implementations that bring about sustainable improvements in behaviors, systems and processes in order to maximize clients’ production gains and profitability.
Over the course of more than two decades, Ken has worked in a variety of corporate and consulting roles in the private equity, chemicals, aerospace, manufacturing and oil & gas (oil sands, shale and conventional) industries. His areas of expertise include leadership and executive coaching, profitability improvement, product & segment life cycle, due diligence, organizational effectiveness & design, production optimization, business performance management, lean sigma and continuous improvement.
Prior to joining Evolve, Ken held leadership positions with Rohm & Haas, RLG International, BearingPoint and Alvarez & Marsal. He earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Texas A&M and his B.S. in Chemistry from Allegheny College, and has also participated in the Wharton Management program and the George Group’s Lean Six Sigma Black Belt program.
An avid fly fisher, shooter, reader and cook, Ken has been known to dabble in kitchen creations ranging from tabasco sauce and sauerkraut to wine. He also enjoys action movies like the James Bond and Jason Bourne series as well as instrumental guitar and choral music.