Gary Hamel

Dr. Gary P. Hamel is an American management expert. He is a founder of Strategos, an international management consulting firm based in Chicago.

He is a graduate of Andrews University (1975) and the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan (1990)

Gary Hamel is the originator (with C. K. Prahalad) of the concept of core competencies. He is also the director of the Woodside Institute, a nonprofit research foundation based in Woodside, California.

He is a visiting Professor of Strategic Management at London Business School. He was formerly a Visiting Professor of International Business at the University of Michigan (PhD 1990) and at Harvard Business School.

His academic standing took a dent soon after publication of the hardback version of Leading the Revolution, in which he had written a very positive profile of Enron. Following the critical reception of Leading the Revolution, Hamel began work on resilience in business strategy. He wrote of the concept in a 2003 Harvard Business Review article titled "The Quest for Resilience"

Dr. Gary P. Hamel

1954 (1954)
Alma mater
University of Michigan
Author, professional speaker, consultant, management expert