Paul A. Laudicina is partner, Chairman Emeritus of A.T. Kearney, and Chairman of the firm’s Global Business Policy Council (GBPC) (http://www.atkearney.com/gbpc/about). He served as A.T. Kearney’s managing partner and chairman of the board from 2006 to 2012, taking on this role after the firm regained its independence through a management buyout. During his tenure, he guided A.T. Kearney through an extraordinary turnaround, recording consistent double-digit growth and expanding its global footprint by 30% to include offices in nearly 40 countries.
He is also the founder and chairman of the firm’s Global Business Policy Council, a forum of CEOs and thought leaders focused on assessing global strategic opportunities and risk management. With more than 30 years of global consulting experience, Mr. Laudicina has worked with leaders of corporations and governments across a broad range of strategic and corporate and public policy issues. He has led scenario-based strategic planning and risk-management engagements for many of A.T. Kearney’s largest private- and public-sector clients. He has also managed many of the firm’s most important institutional relationships and was named to Consulting Magazine’s annual ranking of the Top 25 Most Influential Consultants in 2005 and, again, in 2007.
Mr. Laudicina is the author of a number of articles and books on global strategic issues, including Beating the Global Odds: Successful Decision Making in a Confused and Troubled World (Wiley, 2012) and World Out of Balance: Navigating Global Risks to Seize Competitive Advantage (McGraw-Hill, 2005), also published in six other language editions.
Before joining A.T. Kearney in 1991, Mr. Laudicina was a Vice President and Director with SRI International, the former Stanford Research Institute. He also served as Legislative Director to then U.S. Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and in a strategic planning role for a major global energy company.
Mr. Laudicina is a Fellow of the International Academy of Management, member of the National Association of Corporate Directors, and the Council on Foreign Relations.
Mr. Laudicina is based in A.T. Kearney’s Washington, DC office.