Miguel Edwards

Strategic Thinking

Miguel Edwards


Miguel Edwards teaches Strategic Thinking and Effective Leadership at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management for Corporate Learning Solutions

Miguel has over sixteen years of experience in technology, financial and general leadership roles across the manufacturing, financial services, and insurance industries. He is extremely innovative and strives in continuously changing environments. He has a strong commitment to customer satisfaction and a proven ability to evaluate strategic or crisis situations, develop pragmatic solutions, and excercise sound judgement in making timely decisions.

Miguel is the Vice President of Strategy and Operations for the AIA Group at Allstate. He is responsible for the supporting operations of a growing distribution channel. This aggressive growth requires rapid innovation and execution of projects that enhance the scalability and sustainability of the operation. As a thought-champion for the creative and innovative use of SalesForce.com, he has leveraged this cloud architecture as a "Rapid Development Platform" and has delivered complex, custom capabilities to market at break-neck speed. These capabilities have automated many business functions, and created transparency into the business that improve decision making and optimize sales processes.

Business Leader Faculty® Since 2016

Professional Experience

Vice President, Strategy & Operations

Allstate Insurance Company

Senior Vice President

Cover-All Technologies, Inc.

Director, Business Engagement

Willis North America

Manager, IT&S Shared Operations

Tyco International

Financial Analyst

EBS Dealing Resources

Project Manager

Thompson Financial Media



Rider University

Master of Business Administration

Metropolitan College of New York

Bachelor of Arts