George Consolver

George is a trusted advisor to top leaders on how to fix, grow and prepare to exit their strategy. He is an expert in counseling leaders on their actions in developing strategy, equipping leadership, and focusing teams to achieve the organization’s desired future results.

Previously, he served 15 years as Director of the TI Strategy Process for Texas Instruments Strategy Leadership Team (SLT). His primary focus was transforming TI into a leading global semiconductor company for communication, consumer, and industrial applications.

Over this period company market capitalization grew from $6B to over $30B. Operating profit margins improved from 8.5% to 19.5%. The ratio of market capitalization to revenue improved from 0.7 (1982-1993) to over 3.0 in 2009.

From 1991 to 1994, George was director of Communications and Planning for TI’s defense electronics business, and co-leader for customer satisfaction in TI’s winning the Malcolm Baldrige U.S. National Quality Award. Previously, he held TI leadership roles in avionic systems strategy/R&D, Communications/Navigation new business development, and computing/software development for Global Positioning System user equipment.

As founder of Consolver Consulting in 2010, he is a consultant-problem-solver for business, academic, and non-profit organizations. He is a student-of-the-theory and an expert-in-the-practice of getting smart, successful (and often opinionated) leaders to focus as a team on the goal of overall organization success (e.g., both growth and profit) and in aligning the total organization to achieve the strategy.

He currently serves on the Advisory Board for Center for Global Business Studies at the Smeal College of Business at Penn State University, the Industrial Advisory Council for the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas, the Advisory Board for Executive Development Associates, and on the Chairman’s Council of Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas, Texas. He has also served as the President of the Texas Instruments Alumni Association.

George has a Bachelor’s Degree (math and physics) from Southwestern Oklahoma State University.

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