Kimberly Kleiman-Lee

Lead, General Electric Culture & Leadership Learning & Development



Kimberly Kleiman-Lee attributes any career success to her insatiable curiosity and voracious desire to learn and evolve her understanding of the world.  She’s rarely satisfied with the status quo and tirelessly seeks innovative ways to develop and grow the leaders she serves.

She currently directs Culture and Leadership Learning & Development for General Electric, focused on 340,000 employees. Her honest, intuitional, and methodical approach to coaching and team interventions has earned her the respect of leaders throughout GE.  She leads a team that designs, develops, and curates powerful learning experiences around the globe.

In 2017, Kimberly radically refocused GE’s Leadership Learning strategy to 12 Transformational Leadership Experiences and 5 Learning Priorities.  This laser focus immerses GE’s employees in the company’s cultural ambitions and sets the stage for GE to become a Top 10 Software Company by 2020.

Kimberly worked and taught for 2 Midwest universities before discovering her passion for teaching in the corporate setting. After several years as an education consultant to companies like Miller Brewing, Northwestern Mutual Life, The U.S. Navy, John Deere, and GE, she moved from consulting to a dedicated position within GE Healthcare in 1997.   Kimberly is a certified Black Belt and a certified instructor/facilitator in numerous leadership topics.

She obtained her BA from the University of Wisconsin Madison and her Masters in Adult Education and Leadership Studies from Loyola University Chicago. Kimberly lives in Delafield, Wisconsin with her husband of 19 years, Bob, and their 3 children: Katie (15), Alyssa (13), and Sam (11).

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