GSX Founder Receives Who’s Who in America Lifetime Achievement Award

David Eric Wilcox sits at the helm of Global Skills X-Change, a Human Capital Solutions firm specializing in the design of workforce and educational strategies that enables organizations and individuals to meet their performance objectives. The firm is based in Alexandria, Virginia, and was founded in 2003 with two colleagues, Dr. Joselito Lualhati and Jana Wilcox Lavin. Mr. Wilcox uses his extensive experience to develop and execute policies and methods for a wide range of clients in education, private firms, government agencies, and the national security sectors.

Mr. Wilcox is recognized for more than forty years of achievement in the fields of engineering, education, government, and business and has been recognized in Who’s Who directories for thirty-five years. Several major achievements include:

  • Prior to the formation of Global Skills X-Change, David Wilcox was appointed Executive Deputy Director of the National Skills Standards Board, a congressionally chartered initiative to enhance the methods for defining and measuring human work performance across multiple sectors of the economy. The legislation recognized the need to foster Industry Standards and Industry valued credentials through Industry led consortiums. As the executive responsible for the development and national deployment of this work, David established both sectoral and multi-state networks.
  • David Wilcox created three professional consulting firms including Wilcox Performance Systems and Executive Effectiveness, Inc. that were well regarded in the industry and served clients such as Corning Inc., Xerox, ADP, IBM, and the Department of Defense.
  • Earlier in his career he was a graduate research engineer in the field of data display. In this capacity he holds patents in electrophotographic imaging and is published in industry- related journals and the author of Information Systems Sciences.

Individuals recognized by Who’s Who in America are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.