Scott Phillips, CEO & Founder
Scott is a veteran of manufacturing, product innovation, business development and marketing strategy. He has experience across many industries and has held leadership positions with Whirlpool Corporation, Comerica Bank, Fortune Brands and Burger King Corporation.
Scott has worked along side innovation thought leaders including Strategos, Doblin and Strategic Horizons on client engagements focused on top and bottom line growth through strategic innovation. He has also started four companies including Connected Factory Global where he is CEO and Founder.
Dave Kelly, Principal Consultant
Dave has a wealth of experience in product development execution, systems engineering, business development, program management, team building, root cause problem solving, and executive management in the U.S., Asia and Europe. Clients value Dave’s anticipation of their needs, creative problem-solving, and rapid response.
Dave’s 14 years of living and working in Germany and Japan have honed his sensitivity to the nuances of different cultures and communication. Dave has extensive experience with vision, imaging, optics, photonics, lasers, metrology, CAE, thermal modeling, systems engineering, shock and vibration, embedded processor systems.
John Fitch, Chief Technology Officer
John has been a decision management consultant since 1995 specializing in business strategy, systems engineering and technology road mapping. His specialties include decision management, decision analysis, systems engineering, requirements management, risk management, portfolio management, strategic road mapping, systems thinking, technology road maps, system architecture.
Gaynor Meilke, Marketing Director
Gaynor provides marketing and public relations support for Connected Factory Global. Her experience includes both agency and corporate lead marketing roles as well as working as a marketing and PR consultant with many tech start ups and established software vendors.