Alan Hilburg is recognized as a global expert in working with management teams and boards of directors in resolving threats to leadership assets, trust of leaders and organizational reputations.

The Harvard Business School recognized him as the pioneer of modern-day crisis leadership as an integrated management response to avoid, prevent and contain crises in today’s VUCA environment.

He has been recognized seven times as the leading global crisis advisor for his expertise in addressing crises that threaten internal and external institutional brand trust.

His management of the Tylenol crisis in 1982 has been memorialized as the platinum case history at the Harvard Business School..

He has authored two New York Times best sellers on leadership, WF Rockwell’s “Twelve Hats of a Company President” and Boston Celtic legend Bill Russell’s “Eleven Lessons in Leadership from the Greatest Winner of the 20th Century.” (876,000 copies). His collaboration with Li Ka-Shing, Asia’s most successful entrepreneur and voted by Forbes as the “greatest entrepreneur of the past 100 years” is resulting in Mr. Li’s upcoming book (written by Alan) with an initial printing of 20mm copies in China alone.

In collaboration with Fortune magazine, Alan created the Business Hall of Fame and co-developed the America’s Most Admired Companies program.

As a filmmaker and producer, his team received an Academy Award nomination for the first environmental documentary and second-ever IMAX movie, “Living Planet”, three awards (including an Emmy nomination) for his HBO special, “My Life, My Way” and four international awards and Emmy for the PBS Special, “New Sweden”.

Alan has extensive marketing credentials creating and managing three of the top ten campaigns of the 20th century including Wendy’s iconic “Where’s the Beef?” campaign; GE’s “Bring Good Things to Life” and AT&T’s “Olympic Torch Run.” He has won six Silver Anvils (the highest international communications award) and five Clios (for his advertising campaigns).