Sr Director Engineering Technology, Valmont Industries
Seasoned product management thought leader, with an entrepreneurial spirit, digital DNA, and consulting background. Held progressive leadership roles across IT engineering operations. Specialized in Digital Thread / Model-Based Enterprise based application development. Currently leading the “Digital Transformation” across all product lines for Valmont Industries, driving the culture of Product based mindset to accelerate digital transformation of 3000 MM Enterprise.
Experience in managing and simplifying complex Engineering IT environments and leading global teams; managed 500+ sites in 90+ countries and supported 12000+ users.
History of developing and building a digital platform to support product development from “cradle to grave”, by providing product management leadership, and strengthening the capabilities of technical/functional teams.
Strategic Thinking – Created Digital Transformation of Product Management strategy and executing on a multi-year multi-million-dollar program to enable digital thread from concept to retirement with the blueprinted process and quality checkpoints
Results Oriented Program Management – Drive ownership, urgency, and accountability for programs by institutionalizing program management skills. 99% of 19 PLM rollouts finished on-time on-budget delivering values and estimated productivity benefits to customers.
Coaching and Mentoring – Ability to build and mentor teams across the globe.