Janet Wikler

Janet Wikler

Practice Leader, Business Strategy and Planning, ESI ThoughtLab

Background & Experience

Janet Wikler is an expert at helping businesses evolve, grow, and prosper, having done so for some of the most respected brands: Pearson plc, The Economist Group, Simon & Schuster, HarperCollins Publishers, the Times Mirror Company, McGraw-Hill, Mead Data Central (Lexis-Nexis), the College Board, Thirteen/WNET Television, and Baseline Financial Services, to name just a few.

With degrees in English and Education from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Wharton School, Janet aims high and achieves much for her clients.  Drawing on more than 35 years’ combined experience as a senior-level corporate executive and as a successful business consultant, Janet combines strategic thinking, with the ability to think through the details that make a business work.

Janet specializes in strategic planning, business development, project management, mergers and acquisition, and competitive intelligence, and has intimate knowledge of the media, education and healthcare sectors.

Areas of Expertise

  • Strategic planning
  • Marketing
  • Business planning
  • Management consulting