High G is built upon the lessons learned from years of leading complex business critical initiatives.
Led a digital customer experience reengineering initiative for Sub-Zero Wolf, a high-end appliance manufacturer. Customer leads used to go into a black hole, now they "control the path to purchase" throughout a multi-tier distribution channel.
Led a retail Point-of-Sale (POS) software company called Ascend in use by over 1,000 independent bike dealers. Adopted operating principles from successful software companies (agile, crowd-sourced innovation, etc.) to achieve the top market share in the US bike industry.
Led the modernization of Trek Bicycle’s legacy systems and created a flexible, business-oriented IT organization. This provided the foundation to grow Trek's international business by 150% over six years.
Led significant portions of IT and finance integrations for several large acquisitions for Spectrum Brands. In 9 years, as the result of 14 acquisitions, private equity funded Spectrum Brands grew from a $300M North America battery company to a $2.6B global consumer products company.
For a large branded manufacturer, established a network of global e-commerce partners to provide independent dealers with websites that integrate into back-end systems.
Interim BI Manager for Milwaukee Tool. Under aggressive time pressures quickly brought in a team to build out a new data warehouse and convert all critical reporting in support of a full ERP replacement.
Created a three-year strategic Supply Chain Roadmap for Sub-Zero Wolf which aligned the supply chain vision with new and emerging business opportunities.
Implemented a Product Information Management (PIM) system to house Trek’s product information in 16 different languages. Established the process for creating and distributing the information to downstream processes (brand websites, print catalogs, e-store, etc.)
Rolled out an Executive Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process which integrated the demand, supply, and financial forecasts for a global consumer products company.
Created a consumer facing bike configurator (ProjectOne) that fully integrated back through the supply chain to the forecasting and purchasing processes.
Led several executive workshops on leveraging disruptive technologies to drive operational efficiencies or to gain a competitive edge.