Worldwide Leadership Team | Wilson Learning Worldwide

Leadership Team

Tom Roth, Chief Operating Officer and President

Chief Operating Officer, Wilson Learning Worldwide
President, Wilson Learning Japan

Tom Roth is Chief Operating Officer of Wilson Learning Worldwide and President of Wilson Learning Japan. With more than 40 years of experience developing and implementing human performance improvement solutions, Mr. Roth is responsible for the strategic direction and business performance of Wilson Learning Worldwide operations. In addition, he leads the global marketing services and R&D solutions group, which is responsible for the research and development of all solutions and position papers. Mr. Roth assists global executive leadership teams with issues related to employee engagement, leadership development, strategy alignment, and business transformation. Before assuming his current role, he was President of the global R&D and solution development groups and also served as President of Wilson Learning Americas.

Mr. Roth has extensive experience developing and implementing human performance improvement solutions. He is coauthor of the book Unplugged: How Organizations Lose Their Energy and How to Get It Back, coauthor of the book Creating the High-Performance Team, and is published in numerous business publications. Mr. Roth is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences and client events, presenting on a wide variety of issues including leadership, employee engagement, change, and strategy implementation.

Shoichi Otani, Executive Vice President

Wilson Learning Worldwide Inc.

Shoichi Otani, Executive Vice President of Wilson Learning Worldwide Inc, is responsible for investor relations and overseeing the strategic direction of Wilson Learning Worldwide Inc. Mr. Otani has almost 30 years of experience developing solutions for human performance improvement with a focus on sales and sales management. He has successfully led numerous projects focusing on sales strategy planning and sales process development, as well as developed and facilitated sales manager and salesperson skills programs. He is a frequent speaker at client events on sales and sales strategy issues.

David Yesford, Managing Director and Senior Vice President

Senior Vice President, Wilson Learning Worldwide
Managing Director, Wilson Learning Asia

David Yesford, Senior Vice President of Wilson Learning Worldwide, has nearly 30 years of experience developing and implementing human performance improvement solutions around the world. He brings valuable experience, strategic direction, and global perspective to his work with clients. Mr. Yesford is an active member of the Wilson Learning Global Executive Board, with current responsibility at a global level. Over the years, he has held strategic roles in our core content areas of Sales and Leadership, as well as e-learning and Strategic Consulting. He has also held managing director positions in both China and India. Mr. Yesford is the contributing author of several books, including Win-Win Selling, Versatile Selling, The Social Styles Handbook, and The Sales Training Book 2. He has also been published in numerous business publications throughout the United States, Europe, Latin America, and Asia Pacific. Mr. Yesford frequently speaks at international conferences and summits, focusing on issues such as sales and sales strategy, leadership, employee and customer engagement, brand, and strategy implementation.

Vivek Chandramohan, Managing Director

Wilson Learning India

Vivek Chandramohan, Managing Director of Wilson Learning India, is responsible for overall strategy and operations across India. In this role, he regularly meets with business leaders to provide sales, consulting, and leadership development guidance. Vivek has been an integral part of Wilson Learning for nearly six years, having served as the Wilson Learning India Sales Manager and a program facilitator and consultant.

Vivek has more than 15 years of experience in the fields of information technology (IT), information technology enabled service (ITES), sales, and sales management, including tenures at IBM India, e-Serve International Ltd., Dell International Services Ltd., and HCL Technologies. Through his industry involvement, Vivek has gained extensive knowledge and experience in sales and consulting, customer service, process transition management, global solutions, and leadership development.

Chayasiri Vijjayarak, Managing Director

Wilson Learning Thailand

Before joining Siam Wilson Learning ( Thailand) in 1994, Chayasiri obtained her bachelor degree in social welfare and human development.

In early years of her career, Chayasiri had served her clients in the position of Direct Marketing Strategic Account Manager in top advertising agencies as Leo Burnett and Ogilvy & Mather. This field experience reinforces Chayasiri, with strong passion in R&D, marketing services and communication, to work later with Siam Wilson Learning in strategic account management, consulting, and coaching well with her master degree in communication arts.

Further her career path with Siam Wilson Learning as the Account Manager and facilitator, she also gains entrepreneur’s perspectives from her boutique hotel found in Bangkok in 2007. The hotel becomes the awards winner in thematic, content, culture and creativity.

Chayasiri has contributed as the guest lecturer for organisations and universities, and also translates participant guides for SWLs and writes for top international publishers. She works as the business books editor for Thai publishers in Thailand stock market as well.

With the 25 years experience and business owner’s point-of-views, in 2017 she rejoins Siam Wilson Learning now to lead her team , in strategic management and operation, to focus on the challenges in the clients’ scenarios and insights to provide the variety of Wilson Learning solutions, tools , applications and systems to accelerate its clients’s HR performance toward the desired goals with WLW networking throughout the regions.