Gunter Wessels

Principal, TIGI

Dr. Gunter Wessels joined TIGI in 2006, as a Partner, and as the Health Practice Principal. His client engagements typically involve a programmatic approach to integrating the mission, operating resources, and metrics required to achieve market-leading performance. In addition to healthcare and high technology companies, Gunter delivers innovative consultation regarding commercialization of the “New Normal” healthcare terrain. He provides facilitation of ideas and development of initiatives within the leadership teams of many Fortune 50 companies, and numerous hospital corporations, group purchasing organizations, and leading manufacturers. He has also provided creative solutions to health system challenges with policy makers and health economists in the US, Canada, the UK, and Europe as they sought to rationalize the adoption of new technologies and operational efficiencies . Dr. Wessels is passionate and dedicated to the improvement of healthcare for our families and communities.

Gunter is the author of many articles and e-books regarding Healthcare Reform, the Affordable Care Act, Value Based Purchasing, leadership, and interpersonal influence. He is a highly sought-after speaker on the practical implications of regulatory changes, and sustaining innovation during periods of industry and organizational change.

Dr. Wessels has a Ph.D. in Management with an emphasis in Marketing and Psychology from the University of Arizona, an MBA from the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management, and a B.S. in Biology from the University of California.

Targeted Clients for the TIGI Health Practice:

  • A new or unproven innovation with application to healthcare;
  • A healthcare business that needs repositioning, or needs to re-mission;
  • A product or service line that is being increasingly commoditized;
  • A business unit that is struggling to determine the impact of healthcare reform;
  • A corporation that is concerned about the strategic implications of reform and industry change.