Haris Ahmed is an organizational change expert and executive coach. He has over twenty years experience in advising many companies through significant transformations. With his specialization in organizational performance and leadership practices organizations, he founded Pragmatium Consulting Inc in the year of 2009. They provide consultation for strategic facilitation and deliver pragmatic solutions for their client’s complex business and organizational challenges.
He earned his MBA from the University of Notre Dame with a focus on strategy and leadership and BA in economics and politics from New York University. He completed advanced leadership certifications including: Executive Integral Leadership (EIL), and Vital Leadership Advantage (VLA).
As an active community leader and a board member of numerous non-profit organizations he is a Charter member at OPEN Chicago. He is a regular speaker and guest lecturer in his Alma Mater, the University of Notre Dame, discussing topics of change and leadership.
Through Haris Ahmed’s exceptional knowledge and experience, Pragmatium Consulting Inc. gained big clients such as Inland Real Estate Group, Johnson & Johnson, KeyCorp, MGM International, Motorola, Newedge, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Paragon Development Systems, Pitney Bowes, Roosevelt University, Save the Children, and etc.
Haris Ahmed provides consultancy into diverse industries and business associations. He is a Strategic Partner of Sensei International and PRITCHETT, LP. He was also a Senior Consultant of Hewitt Associations and Watson Wyatt Worldwide. He also advised the City of Chicago to improve their efficiency and effectiveness in a number of areas such as recruitment, performance management and organizational affiliations.
He conducted fund raising for many years against hunger, poverty, and disaster-relief efforts by local not-profit organizations. He also dedicates himself in giving pro-bono mentoring services for immigrant youth. He regularly attends to Community Outreach briefings organized by the US Department of Homeland Security. Through his expertise in organizational performance and leadership practices in organization, Haris Ahmed received a clearance as an approved management consultant in consulting the US Federal Government Agencies such as the IRS. Haris Ahmed also facilitated inter-faith dialogues to foster peace. His interests include politics, foreign policy and global travel.