Michael Jaliman is a Senior Adviser for True North Advisers and for TNA Capital. He has served clients as an organizational, economic and strategic consultant for more than 25 years. Michael also develops and delivers customized training programs that increase collaboration, innovation, and business effectiveness.
During the 2008 financial crisis, Mr. Jaliman worked with the support of the Federal Reserve Board, together with the economist Nouriel Roubini, to successfully convince the US Treasury Secretary to use funds from TARP to make equity investments in US banks in lieu of purchasing distressed mortgage backed securities. During the Asian financial crisis he organized an initiative to persuade Republican leaders in Congress not to block US funding for the IMF.
Mr. Jaliman has served as Senior Managing Director at Fujitsu Consulting, as the regional head of its financial services practice and a member of the executive committee of the organizational consulting practice. At McKinsey & Company he developed and delivered transformational leadership trainings and worked on corporate strategy. As Director of Strategic Planning at KPMG Asia Pacific, Mr. Jaliman developed strategy for building KPMG's consulting practice in Asia and served as an adviser to business and government leaders. He was also a Senior Adviser at Vantage Partners and Executive Vice President of Twenty First Century Venture Partners.
Michael advised the major political parties in Taiwan, and organized and moderated the nation's first election debate. He was a major party candidate for the United States Congress from New York.
Michael has worked with several notable visionaries including Buckminster Fuller and Dr. Jonas Salk.
Michael was awarded a BA with honors in economics from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1978, where he was the President of the Student Government. He received an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1982 where he founded the HBS Leadership Forum.