Skip navigation Jump to main navigation

Applications for 2024 Columbia Summer Session programs are now open!

Close alert

Janet L. Walsh, DBA

Lecturer, Human Capital Management

Dr. Janet L. Walsh is the CEO and President of Birchtree Global, LLC.  Birchtree globalizes business strategy, operations, and employees.  She has worked in and established business operations in 81 countries and all 50 US States directing teams of lawyers, CPAs, finance, and HR leaders. She was previously VP and Director of Global HR in billion-dollar multinationals. 

Dr. Walsh is a noted thought leader and speaker in global market entry and financial performance.  She is the architect of the World Trade Center Atlanta’s global market entry training program.  In 2019 she won the global leadership award and outstanding research award, at the Global Conference on Business and Finance for her work on managing high-performance bullies a Global Journal of Business Research top ten download.  She recently contributed a chapter in the book, “The Cuba-US bilateral relationship: New pathways and policy choices.”  Her research on market entry, financial performance, HR, and Cuba regularly appears in professional and academic journals.

She serves on The Explorers Club Board of Directors as chair of ethics and governance, the Bedford Film Board, Manhattanville College Corporate Educational Advisory Board, and the Editorial Board for the International Journal of Management and Marketing Research. 

An avid artist her watercolors have hung in the Booth Museum of Western Art.  A competitive equestrienne, she regularly competes in cross country events.

Dr. Walsh holds a BA in Economics from Bucknell University, an MBA from Loyola University and a DBA from the University of Phoenix.