Julian Kaufmann currently serves as Vice President, Leadership & Organization Development for AOL Time Warner.
holds responsibility for guiding enterprise-wide efforts in: Staffing; Leadership & Executive Learning; Succession Planning; Organization Design and Strategic Change Management.His
charter focuses on the development of AOL Time Warner
people and organizations across business unit boundaries.Julian previously served in a similar company-wide role with Time Warner, Inc. Prior to joining Time Warner, Julian most recently served as Corporate Director, Organization Development & Information Systems - Human Resources for AlliedSignal Inc. in Morristown, New Jersey.In that role, Julian led Corporate Organization Development agendas for Growth, Productivity, and Business Unit Capability.His
engagements focused on Commercialization, Merger & Acquisition Integration, Supply Chain Management, Strategic Organization Design and High Performance Work Systems.He
also held responsibility for advancing the company's Performance Management and Career Development Systems.Julian partnered with AlliedSignal's CIO to drive Information Systems Organization Capability, Functional Excellence and Change Management, including implementation of E-Business, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Infrastructure Transformation and Y2K strategies. During 1996-97, Julian served as Corporate Director, Organization & Leadership Development, where he led AlliedSignal's Management Resources Review - the Company's Succession Planning, Leadership and Organization Capability Development Process.
In this role, Julian
developed internal candidate slates for senior executive positions.He also served as a practitioner in the company's Executive Assessment & Development practice, and as Curriculum Designer and Faculty for Executive Development Programs.
Previous assignments with AlliedSignal
included: Director, Human Resources for AlliedSignal Commercial Avionics Systems
in Kansas; Director, Organization & Management Resources for AlliedSignal
Aerospace Sector; and Director, Staffing & Organization Development for AlliedSignal
Aerospace Sector in Phoenix, Arizona. Prior to joining AlliedSignal, Julian worked for Compaq Computer Corporation in Houston, Texas as Manager, Organization & Human Resource Development.
In this role, he
instituted the company's first architecture for Management Development and developed the company's Succession Planning process.He also served as a Process Consultant for teams which: developed the company's first low-cost PC; reduced the cost of purchased material worldwide by 30% in six months; redesigned order management and customer information systems for new distribution channels; and redesigned Compaq's Marketing organization for server products. Prior to his role at Compaq, Julian worked for Harris Corporation in Melbourne, Florida in a series of progressively responsible assignments, serving most recently as Manager, Training & Development for Harris Electronic Systems and Semiconductor Sectors. Julian holds Bachelors degrees in Economics and Psychology, and MBA and a Certificate in Labor & Industrial Relations, all from the University of Michigan.Julian
, his wife, Susan, and their Golden Retriever reside in Basking Ridge, New Jersey.