Member of the Academy of Human Resource Development Foundation Board
Vice President of Research and Development
Wilson Learning Worldwide
8000 West 78th Street
Edina, MN 55439
952-828-8645 | Michael_Leimbach@wilsonlearning.com
Dr. Michael Leimbach provides leadership for researching and designing Wilson Learning’s performance improvement capabilities. Wilson Learning Worldwide is an international provider of training and development research and programs. Michael has developed measurement systems in sales, leadership, and organizational development; has managed major concept development research studies in sales effectiveness and performance management; and has also developed Wilson Learning's impact evaluation capability. Michael has conducted research and consulting for a wide variety of organizations including IBM, United States Navy, Securex (Belgium), GEA (Italy),General Motors (Brazil), Morgan Bank, Nestle, ANZ Bank, Australian Telecom, Pfizer, and Metropolitan Life. Michael received his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota, has published over 50 professional articles and has made presentations for a wide range of professional organizations including ASTD, National Conferences, Japanese Management Association, AHRD International Conferences, and the Global HR Summit (Seoul). Michael has been an adjunct facility member for the University of Minnesota, College of St. Catherine, and Augsburg College, serves on the ISO Technical committee for the ISO 29999 standard, and is a member of the editorial and review boards for HRDQ and ADHR professional journals, and serves on the Deans Advisory Council for the University of Minnesota’s College of Education.
Why I Give
I am honored to support the Academy foundation fund! Having been a member of Academy from the being I know the impact it has had on my own life also will as the impact on students and faculty, As we grow as a community, I feel it is my responsibility to support doctoral student, emerging faculty research, and contribute in any way I can to the growth of research in human resource development. The Academy has given me so much over the years, I am proud to pay a part of that back through my financial support.