Russell Walker, PhD

Risk Management & Analytics

Russell Walker, PhD, is a senior member of the Risk Management and Analytics team at Tilman & Company. Additionally, he is Assistant Director of the Zell Center for Risk Research at Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University and the Academic Director for the Kellogg Executive Education Program in Risk Management. Dr. Walker has extensive global advisory experience in the realm of risk management, credit modeling, analytical marketing, and risk management education. His research focuses on how organizations and executives deploy analytics and information and how firms manage strategic risk and the value of data.

Dr. Walker is a frequent international speaker, including at the IESE Business School in Spain, the Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University in Thailand, and the Indian School of Business in India. He is frequently quoted in Financial Times, Herald Tribune, CNN, and Washington Post. Dr. Walker holds an executive MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and an MS and Ph.D. from Cornell University.