william cats-baril, PHD
Willy Cats-Baril, PhD is an Associate Professor for Information and Decision Sciences at the Grossman School of Business at the University of Vermont. He was a Senior Research Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a Visiting Professor at several international institutions including the European Institute Administration at the University of Business Administration (INSEAD).
He has won several teaching and research awards. Professor Cats-Baril designed and directed the new MBA Program at UVM on Sustainable Entrepreneurship (SEMBA). SEMBA has been ranked in the top 5 programs nationally.
Dr. Cats-Baril expertise is business strategy, quality assurance and continuous improvement, assessment of medical outcomes, and certification and maintenance of competence programs. He has more than 30 publications, including two books, and has consulted extensively for Fortune 500 companies, a variety of hospitals sand several Medical Boards of Certification and Medical Professional Associations.
Dr. Cats-Baril has vast experience in starting-up companies having successfully founded seven different companies. One of his current companies, WISER Systems, has won three innovation awards in the least 12 months by developing a breakthrough method to assess risk of suicide. He is a member of the Board of SAP! a Vermont-based company selling maple sap-based drinks. Dr. Cats-Baril has been a Vermont resident since 1982.