ELS helps individual leaders and leadership teams enhance their strategic skills.

Our goal is to help move the needle on performance and growth through organizational learning, leading to:

• More informed strategic planning and decision making
• Adoption of best practices for effective leaders
• Increased organizational capability


Kathy Pearson, PhD, is a strategist, Systems Thinking expert, and authority in decision making. She is President and Founder of Enterprise Learning Solutions, a firm focused on executive development and learning across industries. Kathy is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics and has served as an adjunct Associate Professor in the Operations and Information Management Department at The Wharton School, both at the University of Pennsylvania. 

proven results

“We have enjoyed a long and impactful relationship with Kathy Pearson through our work with the Wharton Executive Education program as well as directly with ELS. Kathy and her team have been great partners in helping us design and implement custom programs that meet our immediate and long term needs. In addition to focusing on the content and learning experience we prioritize understanding the impact to our organization and ensure we have ways to measure the impact and ultimate outcomes. Most importantly the work has helped us retain our top talent and invest in our future leaders in a meaningful way. Kathy has vast experience in our industry and outside so not only does she bring credibility in being able to speak our industry language she brings a fresh perspective and new ideas from her interactions with other top clients.”

Tracy Johnson
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)


Kathy Pearson’s new book, The Perceptive Leader: A Handbook for Leading in an Environment of Uncertainty, provides ten core leadership capabilities to thrive in a VUCA environment. Coming this spring.