Doug Walton, Ph.D.

Transformational Change Coach and Consultant

I'm here to help you and your company achieve your goals to reach greater success. Over my career, I have
  • Coached hundreds of managers
  • Consulted countless change programs
  • Designed and led a wide variety of initiatives from digitization to workplace wellbeing
  • Wrote Generating Change, a book for people at all levels to learn basic change methods
  • Have graduate degrees in organizational psychology, information systems, and economics
I look forward to meeting with you and discovering ways to work together!


As a coach, I will help you uncover profound insights, craft inventive problem-solving strategies, align your aspirations, conquer obstacles, and harness your personal influence. I am dedicated to assisting you in uncovering and eliminating the barriers hindering your untapped potential. Together, we will illuminate your objectives, unearth your latent strengths, and nurture your abilities, empowering you to become a more impactful and influential leader.

Common Topics

  • Achieving higher performance
  • Getting unstuck
  • Dealing with difficult people
  • Career advancement
  • Making better presentations

How the Program Works

  • Monthly recurring payment, cancel anytime
  • Weekly 1/2 live virtual sessions
  • Assessments to help you understand your strengths and weaknesses
  • Aligning goals and aspirations
  • Reviewing of progress
  • Supportive, confidential feedback on any project you choose

Want to learn more? Schedule a free 1/2-hour consultation.

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With a wealth of experience and a strong foundation in organizational change initiatives, I've been involved in a wide array of transformation programs. My expertise spans across diverse domains, encompassing employee engagement, workplace well-being, learning and development, process enhancement, operational model restructuring, and enterprise-wide IT implementations.

I offer a comprehensive suite of services, available on-demand or seamlessly integrated into your overarching program. This includes bespoke workshops designed for executive teams, strategic development initiatives, and meticulous organizational change planning.

By leveraging this extensive background, I am committed to driving positive and lasting transformations within your organization, ensuring that your change initiatives are executed with precision and yield the desired results.

Organizational change strategy and planning

Stakeholder and team effectiveness assessments

Team performance improvement

Stakeholder engagement

Communications development and delivery

Training development and delivery



Schedule a free 1/2-hour consultation.

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More about Me

For more than 25 years, I have been integrating the latest scientific research into effective and practical change methods.  These approaches have been honed at some of the most well-known companies in the world like Cisco Systems, Lucent Technologies, Memorex, and The Clorox Company.

Additionally, I am an adjunct professor in change leadership at Presidio Graduate School and Saybrook University where I have taught many graduate students the principles of effective organizational change. I have a Ph.D. in organizational systems and a master’s degree in information technology from Harvard University.

Practical Organizational Change

A large part of my work focuses on how the latest research on organizational change can be applied in a practical way to the reality of organizational life.

My book Generating Change focuses on practical organizational management methods for anyone who wants to create positive change in an organization. Through extensive research on effective organizational change methods, I found that a lot of the existing research, even very popular titles, is not really practical for real organizational change situations. This is because a lot of it was developed by consultants and academics without actual on-the-ground experience. So this book captures the lessons I learned from two decades of leading change programs. It captures the best guidance I have given to hundreds of program managers, people managers, and senior executives over the years.

There was a lot of material that couldn't fit in Generating Change, so some of it is offered for free below.

Assess If Your Program Is Set-up for Success

Get this FREE booklet on seven questions you can ask to evaluate if your change program is set up for success. It's great as a diagnostic tool for initiative owners to inquire about how their team is doing.