Neil Witmer, Ph.D.

Neil has consulted in over thirty industries since 1983, in small/mid-market and public companies. He partners with CEOs and private-equity boards to provide talent solutions to growth and execution problems. He assesses high-potential leaders for hire, promotion and career development. He coaches top executives to be effective leaders and high potentials to accelerate their careers. Other capabilities include talent metrics, 360° surveys, employee engagement strategy and helping organizations to evaluate the operating potential of acquisitions.

Neil is the co-creator of Unleashing the Leader Within™, an acclaimed leadership coaching program that produces performance breakthroughs for leaders and organizations. He is co-designer of Pinpoint Performance™, an online metrics system that allows top leaders to monitor employee alignment, engagement and competence.

Neil has authored numerous articles and management tools. His book, I GET IT!, outlines the fundamentals that distinguish managers who "get it" from those who don't. He has delivered keynotes for trade associations, corporation meetings, private equity operating conferences and CEO networking groups. He has consulted in North America, Europe and the Caribbean, including numerous assessments of APAC candidates for North American corporations.

Neil received an MA in Human Development from the University of Chicago and a PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from NCSU.