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Katherine Weller

Principal, Strategic Decisions Group

Department:     Industry Partner, Strategic Decisions Group

Katherine Weller Headshot
Katherine Weller Headshot

Ms. Katherine “Trina” Weller is a Principal at Strategic Decisions Group. For more than 25 years she has helped organizations make better decisions through consulting, training, and software. She frequently leads executive education courses and teaches in the Strategic Decision and Risk Management certificate program. Over the course of her career she has trained thousands of executives, managers, and students in decision and risk analysis. .

Ms. Weller’s consulting engagements have included evaluating capital investment decisions in the energy, telecommunications and healthcare industries; prioritizing R&D projects; developing environmental remediation and litigation strategies; analyzing venture capital portfolio decisions; and developing marketing strategies for pharmaceutical, automotive, and technology products. .

Before joining SDG, Ms. Weller co-founded Project Risk Group, which specialized in mitigating schedule risk in high-stakes projects. She also co-founded Outcome Software, where she managed deployments of the firm’s decision-analysis-based enterprise software and later served as CFO. Prior to joining Outcome, Weller was a senior consultant at Applied Decision Analysis and the director of its professional education program. She is a Fellow of the Society of Decision Professionals.

MS, Engineering-Economic Systems, Stanford University, 1990

BS, Mechanical Engineering, Michigan State University, 1989