Bill Baetz, PhD

VP, Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness

Bill Baetz, Ph.D. is Vice President, Organizational Effectiveness Services for Perceptyx. Over his career, he has served in consulting, L&D, and line management capacities, including extensive experience in training, marketing, sales, engineering, R&D, and manufacturing roles for General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, and Eastman Kodak.

In his career, Dr. Baetz has supported many organizations in helping build their organizational development capabilities, including at Unilever, Amazon, Merck, BP, Wells Fargo, MetLife, McGraw-Hill, MetLife, KPMG, MasterCard, NASA, GE, UBS, Williams Energy, Crayola, BG Group, Carnival Cruise Lines, Bank One, Southern California Edison, NATO, the U.S. Air Force, and the U.S. Navy. He has extensive facilitation and training experience, working with groups in a variety of settings around the world (including in Europe, Asia, South America, Australia, New Zealand, and North America).

Dr. Baetz has also worked with a broad range of organizations globally to help accelerate their HR transformational efforts. He is a thought leader in this area, presenting and facilitating sessions on strategic HR and OD at numerous conferences (including the OD Network, OD Summit, SHRM, Talent & OD Institute, HR Management Institute,, and Corporate Learning & Talent Development Summit conferences). He has also taught executive MBA courses for the Universidad del Salvador in Argentina.

Bill holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Studies, a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA), and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering. He is also a Certified Co-active Professional Coach (CPCC) from Coaches Training Institute (CTI).