Managing Partner, Academic Strategy Partners
Johann has over 24 years of experience as a consultant working with companies in the Silicon Valley to align product development portfolios to strategy, and to prioritize them for the most effective implementation. She has served in executive R&D and Operations positions at a San Jose, CA-based biosciences company, co-founded a management consulting practice in San Jose, and co-founded a consulting practice focused on higher education. Johann was an instructor for Stanford University Center for Professional Development for eleven years, where she taught leadership and strategy courses for the Stanford Advanced Program Management credential series at corporate clients including Cisco, Google, Janssen and Merck. She is currently an instructor for Duke Corporate Education and has also taught and developed curriculum for university programs. Johann is an engaging leader with a track record of increasing organization competencies. She is uniquely capable of building rapport and influencing people at all levels of an organization, in a myriad of cultures, worldwide and collaboratively. She brings proven leadership to Academic Strategy Partners to help colleges and universities in North America align academic programs to institutional strategy and values. Johann holds degrees in Petroleum Engineering and Technical Communication from New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, a CPIM credential from APICS/The Association of Operations Management, and a SCPM (Stanford Certified Project Manager) credential from the Stanford Center for Professional Development (SCPD) at Stanford University.