Johanna Merrit Wu

About Johanna

Organization Development Expert

Johanna Merritt Wu has devoted her consulting career to organization development and human resources management, making a significant impact on large corporations such as GE, Microsoft, Newell-Rubbermaid, TED Talks, LexisNexis, and Western Union. Her expertise extends beyond the corporate realm, contributing her skills to various local non-profits, small start-ups, and educational institutions.

Before transitioning to consulting, Dr. Wu served as the Senior Vice President of Human Resources at GE Capital, where she also held roles as Quality Leader and Master Black Belt. Additionally, she took on the position of department chair for the Human Resources Management program at Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio.

With a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and a master’s degree in Psychology from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, Wu boasts an impressive academic background. She graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Johanna’s professional reach extends globally, having facilitated meetings, conducted training, and delivered business presentations in countries such as Italy, Japan, Portugal, England, and the United States. Her international exposure includes living in or extended stays in Romania, Ireland, Israel, Barbados, and Korea.

With extensive experience in executive coaching, career and leadership development, process improvement, team building, and online curriculum and tool development, Dr. Wu continues to offer valuable insights and expertise to a diverse range of clients. For more information on her current offerings, interested individuals can visit her website at

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