Wilson Essien is the CEO of Sunrise Vending Company in San Francisco, California. He received his BS degree in business management in 1986 from John F. Kennedy University in Orinda, California. In 1994, Mr. Essien received his MBA from National University in San Diego, California, and then in 2001, he received his PhD in organizational development (integral studies) from the California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, California.
Dr. Essien’s research and publications focus on innovations in dialogue, the bottom line, and the aftermath bottom line, motivation, business and ethics, business and culture, and team-based organizations, including imaginative and creative thinking and writing.
Dr. Essien has served as adjunct professor at the University of Phoenix, as a broker for Metro Loans Company, as president of Wilson Maintenance Company, and as a district court registrar.
Dr. Essien is the author of Managerial Handbook (2006) and The Effa Woodpecker Story (2009). He has also earned a Profile of Academic Excellence from his alma mater.