Manufacturing is making a comeback in the U.S. New technologies such as additive printing, the industrial internet, and Machine to Machine (M2M) remote monitoring mean new opportunities for manufacturing companies in the near future. But to take advantage of these opportunities, CEOs face significant challenges as well with a large and growing technological skills gap, supply chain issues and reshoring, among others. Join us to discuss how your company can overcome these challenges and thrive.REGISTER NOW!
Chairman & CEO,Cummins
Tom became Chairman and CEO of Cummins Inc. in January 2012. Prior to accepting his present position, he served Cummins in a wide range of roles, including President and COO, Executive Vice President and President, Power Generation Business, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Vice President, Supply Chain Management. Before joining Cummins, Tom was an investment analyst and investment manager at Prudential Investment Corporation, in both Singapore and Hong Kong. While at Stanford, Tom worked at Cummins as an intern working on the manufacturing line at the Cummins Midrange Engine plant in Walesboro, Indiana. Tom has been on the board of directors of Harley Davidson since 2008. He is also a board member of Energy Systems Network and a principal of the American Energy Innovation Council.
VP-Chief Manufacturing Officer, Cummins
Stan assumed the role of Cummins’ Vice President–Chief Manufacturing Officer of Cummins Inc. in January 2014. He is responsible for leading several areas, including manufacturing strategy, manufacturing operational and functional excellence, health and safety, environmental, advanced manufacturing, and manufacturing engineering and manufacturing systems. Stan is also a founding member of the Manufacturing Leadership Board of the Association's Corporate Executive Board consortium and is a director for the Komatsu Cummins Engine Company (KCEC) board, Indiana Automotive Council, and Rose-Hulman’s Varsity “R” Club. He earned a master’s degree in materials engineering from Case Western Reserve University and an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University.
President Global Manufacturing Operations, Eli Lilly and Company
Maria Crowe is the president of global manufacturing operations for Eli Lilly and Company. Maria joined Lilly in 1982 and since 2012 has led the company’s global manufacturing network of more than 20 sites on five continents. She also has responsibility for Lilly’s contract-manufacturing organization. Previously, Maria was senior vice president for global drug product manufacturing, which included emerging markets manufacturing, external drug-product operations, and U.S. distribution. She also served as vice president for drug product manufacturing in the U.S. and Latin America; general manager of Lilly’s plant in Kinsale, Ireland; general manager of Lilly del Caribe in Puerto Rico; and plant manager of the company’s Elanco plant in Tippecanoe. Maria’s roles have also included working in dry products, parenteral products, and API manufacturing, as well as in sourcing and procurement. Maria holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial management from Purdue University. Maria is a board member of The Timken Company and also serves on Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management Dean’s Advisory Council.
President & CEO, IBC Advanced Alloys
Anthony is a seasoned business executive and entrepreneur with a successful track record as an early-stage investor and business founder. His areas of expertise are corporate finance, business development and strategic management. He is regularly engaged in developing strategic and financial plans for early-stage and high-growth companies. Anthony holds a BA in Economics from the University of British Columbia, a M.Arch from Dalhousie University and a MBA from the Cranfield School of Management in the United Kingdom. Anthony is a principal at Delu Corp., a strategic and financial advisory company and serves as a director of several Canadian public and private resource- and energy-focused companies.