Ed.D., Organizational Change, Pepperdine University
M.Ed., Instructional Design, Wayne State University
B.S., Computer Information Systems, Strayer University
Research & Teaching Interests
Dr. Odom has over 20 years of international experience with Fortune 100 companies in the industries of aerospace and defense, software engineering, insurance and financial services, telecommunications, and healthcare. His focus areas are M&A post-merger integration, enterprise change management, and organizational effectiveness as a consultant, practitioner, researcher, author, and speaker.
Industry & Academic Experience
Dr. Odom is a leading certified merger and acquisition advisor, certified value growth advisor, and certified professional business coach with Prescient Strategists, a Boston based international consulting firm focused on delivering change management, organizational culture, and leadership development solutions to clients during mergers and acquisitions, and strategic business transformation initiatives.
Services to the Profession
Dr. Odom's additional academic accomplishments include certification as a diversity practitioner from Cornell University, and completion of an entrepreneurship executive program from The Sloan School at MIT. Dr. Odom is an active member of the Alliance of Mergers and Acquisition Advisors, Academy of Management, and Association of Change Management Professionals.
Awards & Recognition
Post-Merger Integration Advisor of The Year (USA), Corporate LiveWire, London, UK, 2016
University Outstanding Alumni of the Year, Strayer University, Washington, DC, 2011
Boston "40 Under 40" Honoree, Boston Business Journal, Boston Massachusetts, 2010