Dr. Jordan D. Lewis is widely regarded as one of the world’s foremost authorities on alliances, coalitions, and partnering. Dr. Lewis‘s three books on the topic, Trusted Partners, The Connected Corporation, and Partnerships for Profit, have been published in 12 languages. His next book, Principles of Coalitions, is in process. Lewis has taught at the Columbia, Dartmouth, London, Northwestern, and Wharton business schools, and the Brookings Institution.
Firms that Jordan Lewis has advised include American Express, Bayer, John Deere, Du Pont, GE, H-P, Hitachi, IBM, Marriott, Nokia, P&G, Pfizer, Royal Bank of Scotland, and Tesco. Non-profits include the American Cancer Society; CARE International; MacNeil/Lehrer Productions; a global emergency response coalition of Save the Children, Oxfam, World Vision, and others.
Jordan Lewis’s work defines the cutting edge in developing, strengthening, and repairing every kind of collaboration between organizations and their customers, suppliers, peers, rivals, and other partners as well as among internal groups. His scope covers all aspects of cooperation, such as judging the potential of an opportunity, facilitating meetings, coaching leaders, building inter-group teams, achieving internal alignment, establishing effective governance to guiding trust-building, installing a conflict resolution process and gaining high performance.
A popular speaker, Jordan Lewis has keynoted major forums in the United States as well as Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, France, Holland, India, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Monaco, Philippines, Portugal, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and Uruguay.
Dr. Jordan Lewis‘s biography appears in Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in America, and Who’s Who in Finance and Business. Jordan is a Fellow of the World Economic Forum, and a member of the editorial advisory board of Gestion, the largest circulation management journal in Latin America.
Earlier in his career Jordan Lewis planned and led a Presidential initiative aimed at strengthening the American economy. By forming alliances with other Federal agencies, his group initiated deregulation of the nation’s railroads and trucking, which catalyzed deregulation of U.S. airlines. Together, these changes brought major structural advances and efficiencies to the nation. Jordan Lewis served on the White House Regulatory Reform Council, and was U.S. delegate to the OECD.
Among his non-profit activities, Jordan Lewis has been on the boards of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington, Global Impact, Greater DC Cares, and the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children.
Lewis received a Ph.D. in theoretical physics and four engineering degrees from the University of Michigan. While there, Jordan taught courses in physics and in computer applications and was elected to Sigma Xi, the national science honorary.