Philip Janson, Ph.D.


Dr. Philip Janson is CEO of The Mahler Company, a 48-year-old consultancy founded by Dr. Walter Mahler.  Mahler is dedicated to the development of world class leaders and their organizations.  Phil has been a management consultant since 1984 and has worked with senior levels in a wide range of industries.

Phil’s consulting focus is in several areas:

  • Leadership Development / Growth and Executive Coaching
  • Future Search Strategy Planning and Execution
  • Organization Turnarounds
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Leading and Implementing Change
  • Lean Transformation
  • Strategy Development
  • Strategic Innovation and Business Growth
  • Organization Diagnosis and Design
  • Succession Planning
  • Job Design
  • 360 Survey Design and Construction

Mahler clients include:

Ainsworth Engineered Materials
Alliant Techsystems, Inc.
Altra Industrial Motion
American Express
Applera Corporation
A. Schulman, Inc.
BAE Systems
Bell Laboratories
Bunzl plc
Cancoil Integrated Services
Checkpoint Systems
Cinergy Corp.
Cognis Corporation
Compagnie Generale de Geophysique
Cytec Industries
Core Lab
CPM Roskamp Champion
Fraser Papers
Gemini / KB Bakery Systems
Glatfelter Paper
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
Great Lakes Chemical Corp.
Harris Corporation
Hercules Corporation
IDEX Corporation
International Paper
Ivy Animal Health
Kaydon Corp.
Jedco, Inc.
Johnson & Johnson
Life Technologies
Louisiana Pacific
Lockheed Martin
Materion, Inc.
Neopost, SA
Nova Corporation
Red Ventures
Roskamp Champion
Schramm, Inc.
Strategic Industries, LLC
Thomas & Marker Construction
Time Warner Cable
USAA Insurance


Dr. Janson was awarded his Ph.D. degree from the University of Southern California in Sociology and Social Psychology.  He has been on the faculty of Pennsylvania State University and Trinity University.  His prior associations have been with Andersen Consulting, Stromberg Consulting and Organization Resources Counselors.

Dr. Janson is married and has three grown children.  He lives in the NYC area.