Bill Youngdahl, Ph.D.

Executive Facilitator

Bill Youngdahl is an Associate Professor of Project and Operations Leadership at the Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University. He is a seasoned executive education educator with deep expertise in the design and delivery of customized leadership development programs.

Bill has also designed and delivered custom executive education programs or modules for clients around the globe including Novartis, ExxonMobil, BP, Kuwait National Petroleum Company, Eli Lilly, American Express, Textron, The Home Depot, Mattel, General Motors, Delphi, Eli Lilly, Goodyear, SK, LG, Acer, Discount Tire, RoadSafe Traffic Systems, and Phelps Dodge.

Bill held manufacturing engineering and project management positions with Xerox and Hughes Aircraft.  He earned his Ph.D. in business administration at the University of Southern California where he also earned his MS in systems management. He received his BS in mechanical engineering technology from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.