A unique perspective that integrates practice and theory
Paul L. Corona—founder of Optimus Coaching and director of learning and organization development at Northwestern University—is an individual and organization development specialist with 27 years of management experience in Fortune 300 corporations, a Big 4 professional services firm, and major research universities. Before joining Northwestern, he was senior manager of professional development at Deloitte & Touche, manager of leadership and organization development at Lucent Technologies, and strategic marketing consultant in the Office of the Chancellor at Indiana University.
Paul holds a doctorate in higher education (with a specialty in custom programs of executive education) from Indiana University, an MBA in marketing from the University of Notre Dame, and a BA in advertising from Michigan State University. He has taught executives at the Kellogg School of Management; served as a guest lecturer in graduate courses at Northwestern University, Indiana University, and the University of Notre Dame; and taught undergraduates at Northwestern.
Paul is a member of the International Society for Performance Improvement, the American Society for Training & Development, and the Organization Development Network.
Speaking engagements, workshops, and coaching sessions
If you’re interested in experiencing The Wisdom of Walk-Ons live and in person, Paul Corona would be glad to speak with your large group, facilitate a workshop for your team, or provide coaching to individuals. Please contact him to discuss possibilities: