Consultant - United States
Tom Hatala has over nineteen years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies in the pharmaceutical, medical device, consumer product, retail, and manufacturing industries.
Prior to joining Insigniam, Tom was a managing partner at Applied Planning International, the leadership consulting firm he founded. He also developed a strategic framework for increasing operating profit within the Center for Public Policy Education at The Brookings Institution and was an Executive Vice President at the engineering firm Radian. Before entering the private sector, Tom worked at NASA, where he served as a program director, staff engineer, and assistant to the Honorable James R. Thompson, NASA’s second-in-command.
Tom holds an M.S. in Management Information Systems from George Washington University and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Dayton.
Awards and Recognition
- “Jumping on a Moving Train” Award, Insigniam, 2016
- Leadership Keynote Speaker at multiple national sales conferences for healthcare companies, technical conferences, company and industry meetings in the US and abroad
- Guest speaker, “Character, Courage and Country;” Iceland National Soccer Team
Thought Leadership and Articles
- The Common Sense of Artificial Intelligence, Enterprise Transformation Results Blog, March 2017
- Work: A Student’s Perspective, Enterprise Transformation Results Blog, November 2016
- Communication as a Business Asset or Liability, Enterprise Transformation Results Blog, July 2016
- A General’s Take on Leadership, Enterprise Transformation Results Blog, March 2016
- We Can Do Anything, Enterprise Transformation Results Blog, February 2016
- Author of “Leadership Lessons Learned” series, a multi-year, monthly online editorial providing insight to current events and business books