Contributors

Greg BoehmerGreg Boehmer is a senior manager in Deloitte & Touche LLP’s Cyber Risk Services practice

Greg Boehmer is a senior manager in Deloitte & Touche LLP’s Cyber Risk Services practice specializing in cyber security for the automotive industry and public utilities. He has over twelve years of risk management consulting and auditing experience, which includes international work on three continents. His experience focuses on SAP security, controls, and governance, risk & compliance. Greg has researched and published additional articles related to cyber security and the future of mobility. He holds ten professional certifications including the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification from the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium and the Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification from the Information Systems Audit and Control Association.


Preeta Banerjee, Senior Manager, Technology, Media & Entertainment and Telecom (TMT)

Preeta leads cross-sector research and thought leadership development for Deloitte’s US Technology, Media & Entertainment and Telecommunications (TMT) practice.

Preeta’s passion is strategy, innovation, and entrepreneurship. While spending 13 years in academia, she received a Fulbright-Nehru Senior Scholar Grant 2012-13, the Apsen Institute Rising Star Finalist 2011,the IBM Innovation Award 2010-2011 and one of the recipients of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Advanced Technology Program Award 2008-2009. She has published over 40 academic journal articles, book chapters, and invited publications. Most recently, she taught undergraduate and graduate courses in Managing Technology and Innovation, Emerging Market Strategy, Business and the Environment, and Knowledge Management.

Preeta has received her Ph.D. from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.and B.S. in Computational Biology and Business Administration from the Mellon College of Science and the Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University.


Elizabeth Cathles is a manager in Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Strategy & Operations practice

Elizabeth has more than 10 years of experience in strategy and innovation, specializing in growth strategy, marketing and customer strategy, organizational management, R&D, and product-launch strategy.


Mauricio CastroMauricio Castro is a consultant in Deloitte Consulting’s Technology practice

Mauricio is a consultant in Deloitte Consulting’s Technology practice. He has extensive experience with supporting all facets of system implementations and support for Oracle E-Business Suite solutions within the federal government, from inception to deployment. He holds a B.S. in Business Information Technology from Virginia Tech and enjoys photography in his free time.


Mark CotteleerMark Cotteleer, Deputy Director of Eminence; Research Director, and Center for Integrated Research–Deloitte Services

Dr. Mark Cotteleer is the deputy director of eminence and research director at Deloitte. He collaboratively works with other thought leaders to deliver insight that drives success for clients.

Dr. Cotteleer’s research focuses on the application of advanced technology in pursuit of operational and supply chain improvement. He is widely-published in top management and academic journals including the Harvard Business Review, Production and Operations Management and others. Mark is also the recipient of several research and teaching awards including “Best Paper 2008” from the Journal of Operations Management, the George S. Dively Award for Outstanding Research from Harvard Business School, “Educator of the Year” from the Marquette Executive MBA program, and the John P. Raynor, S.J., Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence.

Mark has 25 years of consulting experience. He has led teams in technology-enabled reengineering, supply chain strategy, business analytics, and process design. Mark’s experience with clients includes manufacturing, supply chain, business analytics, healthcare, and service industries.


Scott CorwinScott Corwin is a director in Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Strategy and Business Transformation practices

Scott is a director in Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Strategy and Business Transformation practices. He brings more than 25 years of experience working closely with corporate leaders to develop and implement strategy-based transformations, specifically around globalization, advanced R&D/technology innovation, and new business models. Scott works with clients across a wide range of industries, including automotive, technology, industrial, media, consumer products, retail, health care, telecommunications, public sector, and not-for-profits. He serves as the leader of Deloitte’s Future of Mobility team and lead consulting partner for a number of the firm’s key accounts, including a leading global automotive OEM.


Ben DollarBen Dollar is a principal in the Human Capital practice of Deloitte Consulting LLP

Ben is a principal in the Human Capital practice of Deloitte Consulting LLP. He focuses on organization design, talent management, and process improvement in manufacturing companies. Ben has helped some of Deloitte’s largest defense, automotive, and industrial products manufacturing clients achieve tangible benefits through organization design, process adoption, and human capital management. He holds a BA from Vassar College and an MA from University of Texas at Austin.


John HagelAndrew Dinsdale is a director in Deloitte Digital, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Andrew is a director in Deloitte Digital, Deloitte Consulting LLP, where he leads the Automotive Digital Market Offering and specializes in digital transformation, marketing, and con­nected customer solutions for automotive clients. Andrew has more than 20 years’ experience in digital marketing and CRM. He has created strategies and managed implementation of projects to improve and enable digital marketing, global digital platforms, connected customer experience, customer loyalty and service retention, and integrated lead management, as well as numerous mar­keting and advertising operations and optimization projects. He recently returned to Deloitte from General Motors, where he led digital, social, and CRM for Chevrolet.


Michelle Drew RodriguezMichelle Drew Rodriguez, serves as Manufacturing leader for Deloitte Services LP’s Center for Industry Insights.

Michelle serves as Manufacturing leader for Deloitte Services LP’s Center for Industry Insights. The Center provides premiere insights on key issues facing industries, including topics such as changing consumer preferences, disruption, and manufacturing competitiveness. Research efforts driven by Michelle through the Center are founded on dozens of interviews with CEOs, CTOs, governmental leaders, university presidents, and national laboratory leaders as well as collaboration with organizations such as World Economic Forum, Council on Competitiveness, Automotive News, NAM, and The Manufacturing Institute.


Craig GiffiCraig Giffi, is a vice chairman and senior management principal with Deloitte LLP

Craig is a vice chairman and senior management principal with Deloitte LLP. His leadership roles include responsibility for Deloitte’s Automotive practice in the United States, as well as having overall responsibility for Deloitte’s research organization in the US, including all industry and cross-industry research and economics research centers. As part of this responsibility he also oversees Deloitte University Press, the Firm’s award winning publishing house. In addition, he serves as the US lead client service partner for two of the largest automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the world, and is the senior advisory partner for several of Deloitte’s largest automotive OEM and supplier clients.


John HagelJeff Glueck is a principal with Deloitte Consulting LLP

Jeff is a principal with Deloitte Consulting LLP and advises clients in the manufacturing industry in the area of technology-enabled business transformation. He has spent the last 30 years working with companies to improve their business performance through operations improvements, business process transformation, technology strategy, and large-scale program execution. Jeff spent the last 10 years leading global consulting activities at one of the largest automotive OEMs. In addition, he serves a number of other automotive and industrial product accounts in the area of IT effectiveness. Jeff has held key leadership roles at the intersection of manufacturing and IT, and is currently leading the customer engagement industry offering within the Manufacturing practice.


John HagelJohn Hagel (co-chairman, Deloitte Center for the Edge), of Deloitte Consulting LLP

John has nearly 35 years of experience as a management consultant, author, speaker, and entrepreneur, and has helped companies improve performance by applying IT to reshape business strategies. In addition to holding significant positions at leading consulting firms and companies throughout his career, Hagel is the author of bestselling business books such as Net Gain, Net Worth, Out of the Box, The Only Sustainable Edge, and The Power of Pull.


Jonathan HoldowskyJonathan Holdowsky is a senior manager with Deloitte Services LP and part of Deloitte’s Eminence Center of Excellence

Jonathan is a senior manager with Deloitte Services LP and part of Deloitte’s Eminence Center of Excellence. In this role, he has managed a wide array of thought leadership initiatives on issues of strategic importance to clients within consumer and manufacturing sectors.


Stephen LaaperStephen Laaper, Principal, Deloitte Consulting’s Strategy & Operations

Stephen is a Principal in Deloitte Consulting’s Strategy & Operations practice where he has developed 18 years of industry and consulting experience across a range of industries including Automotive, Consumer Goods, Pharmaceutical, and Medical Technology. He currently serves clients in their journey to advance their supply chain and manufacturing capabilities through the Digital Supply Network, consisting of rapidly advancing technologies, analytics, advanced manufacturing, partner collaboration, and Industrial applications of the Internet of Things.

Prior to entering consulting, Stephen studied at Purdue University and Northwestern University and spent several years in the automotive industry in operations and management roles at Toyota Motor Manufacturing and Ford Motor Company.

Stephen continues to make an impact combining his passions of advanced manufacturing techniques, connecting the logical and physical world, and leveraging digital opportunities across the enterprise to realize financial benefits from improved processes, technologies, and human performance.


Joe MarianiJoe Mariani, lead market insights analyst, Deloitte’s Center for Integrated Research

Joe is a lead market insights analyst with Deloitte’s Center for Integrated Research where he serves as series editor for Deloitte’s research campaign on the Internet of Things.

Joe’s research focuses on how new technologies are put to use by society and the organizations within it. With previous experience as in Deloitte’s Federal practice, as a high school science teacher, and Marine Corps intelligence officer, Joe is able to break down complex trends around emerging technologies and communicate clear insights to a wide audience.


Kelly MonahanKelly Monahan, manager and subject matter specialist at Deloitte’s Center for Integrated Research

Kelly is a manager and subject matter specialist at Deloitte’s Center for Integrated Research. She focuses on cross-industry themes and trends, specifically behavioral economics and leadership implications within organizations. She works with other thought leaders on understanding how these behavioral insights impact leadership decision-making.

Prior to joining Deloitte, Kelly was an HR Business Partner supporting the CFO of Hartford Funds, where she conducted both qualitative and quantitative research to assist senior business leaders in making informed talent decisions. Within this role she led organizational and leadership development across all levels of the firm, while also overseeing change management and talent acquisition initiatives.

Kelly holds a PhD in organizational leadership with an emphasis in human resource development from Regent University, an MS in strategic leadership from Roberts Wesleyan College and a B.S. in business from Rochester Institute of Technology. She resides outside of Philadelphia.


Monika MahtoMonika Mahto is an assistant manager with Deloitte Services India Pvt. Ltd.

Monika is an assistant manager with Deloitte Services India Pvt. Ltd and a member of the Center for Integrated Research. Over the last seven years, she has been involved in various research assignments focused on strategic implications of advanced technologies.


Kelly MarcheseKelly Marchese, Supply Chain Strategy & Manufacturing Operations Leader

Kelly specializes in Global Supply Chain Transformations, Supply Chain Innovation, Lean Operations, and Supply Chain Risk/Resilience. She has more than 20 years of experience driving operational transformation and enterprise process excellence. She is a strategist as well as a skilled leader of complex/global engagements which cross organizational boundaries–driving enterprise level improvements, facilitating buy-in across originations (including union environments) with an unrelenting focus on speed to value.

Kelly is primarily focused in industry sectors where manufacturing is a major driver of company operational performance. Over the last year, she has led the investments and development of Deloitte’s Additive Manufacturing practice which has become a market and thought leader.

Kelly is a certified Master Black Belt in Lean/Six Sigma and actively involved in developing thought leadership around Supply Chain Innovation and Talent as well as Global Supply Chain Risk. She is a leader and advocate for women in consulting and specifically supply chain. She is the Lead University Partner for Duke University and is on the Supply Chain board for Howard University. Kelly enjoys spending time with her husband of 22 years and her 11 year old daughter cooking, watching movies, and playing golf.


Leon Nash Leon Nash , is a principal in Deloitte & Touche LLP’s Cyber Risk Services practice

Leonis a principal in Deloitte & Touche LLP’s Cyber Risk Services practice with over 19 years of helping his clients be secure, vigilant, and resilient in the face of an ever-growing cyber threat. Leon has served his clients by establishing cyber security programs, developing robust security architectures, delivering enterprise wide security implementations (identity and access management, enterprise resource planning security, etc.) using industry grade technologies to solve critical business problems across a multitude of disciplines and industries. Additionally, Leon has leveraged his accumulated cyber security experiences to recover when cyber events occur. While he serves clients in a number of industries, Leon has spent the past 7 years focused on cybersecurity in the automotive sector. Leon holds the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification from the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium.



Tim MurphyTim Murphy, research manager and subject matter specialist at Deloitte’s Center for Integrated Research

Tim is a research manager and subject matter specialist at Deloitte’s Center for Integrated Research. His research focuses on issues related to advanced technologies as well as the behavioral sciences and their impact on business management. Specifically, his research seeks to uncover how people make choices and the implications of those choices within a business environment.

Tim holds a B.A. in economics and business administration from St Norbert College and a Master’s of Science in Applied Economics from Marquette University. Tim currently lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


Ashwin Patil, director, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Ashwin is Deloitte Consulting LLP’s lead Manufacturing industry managing director for Analytics and Information Management. He has more than 15 years of experience in the manufacturing industry, as well as extensive multi-industry exposure. He has led multiple solutions, implementations and go-to-market strategies in the analytics and information management space and is a thought leader in areas of business intelligence strategy, advanced analytics, performance management, and information management.


Sean Peasley, partner, Consumer & Industrial Products leader, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Sean is a partner with Deloitte & Touche LLP where he serves as Consumer & Industrial Products leader for the Cyber Risk Services practice. Sean has more than 30 years’ in helping clients to become Secure.Vigilant.Resilient.TM by helping organizations address their most pressing and pervasive cyber risk challenges. He has experience with cyber risk management, cyber threat intelligence, cyber war gaming, identity and access management, privacy and data protection, and business resilience focused principally on the consumer and industrial products industry. He is a proven leader with diversified, in-depth experience in consulting and has demonstrated an ability to consistently achieve desired results and provide exceptional value to clients across a variety of business problems, technologies, and industries. He has experience in several industries, including automotive, consumer products, health care, industrial products and services, manufacturing, and retail.


Deepan Kumar Pathy, Senior Analyst, USI Market Development : TMT Research and Eminence

Deepan is a senior analyst with Deloitte Services India Pvt. Ltd. In his current role, he is involved in conducting in-depth research and analysis focused on the technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) industry.

Deepan’s areas of specialization include tracking and exploring emerging technology trends in the TMT industry. He tracks technology trends like Internet of Things (IoT), big data, artificial intelligence, additive manufacturing, and mobile computing. He has contributed to publications on DU Press platform that include: Cognitive technologies in the technology sector – From science fiction vision to real-world value; 3D opportunity for technology, media, and telecommunications.


Gina Pingitore, Managing Director, Center for Industry Insights Deloitte Services LP

Based in Los Angeles, Gina is responsible for developing and driving Consumer and Industrial Products (C&IP) sector research initiatives, managing the Center for Industry Insights eminence and thought leadership. Prior to joining Deloitte, Gina was chief research officer at JD Power, a McGraw-Hill Company, where she served as a voting member of the JD Power Executive Committee. She has shared her knowledge by authoring papers for multiple publications in both industry and academic journals, speaking engagements, and interviews. Gina holds a PhD in Applied Social Psychology from Loyola University in Chicago, a Masters in Clinical Psychology from Edinboro University, and is a licensed clinical psychologist.



OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERABarb Renner, Vice Chairman and  US Consumer Products Leader, Deloitte LLP

Barb has more than 27 years of professional experience providing services to large multi-national corporations through a variety of leadership roles and is currently the Vice Chair and Leader of the U.S. Consumer and Industrial Products Industry.  Based in Minneapolis, Barb directly provides services to a variety of consumer and industrial product clients focusing on their regulatory environment, supply chain, technology and processes, and other business issues/opportunities.  She leads her practice by providing industry insight and providing guidance to our professionals and clients around business opportunities and managing their risks.


Vikram RajanVikram Rajan is a business technology analyst in Deloitte Consulting’s Technology practice

Vikram’s primary interests are in emerging exponential technologies with a medical twist. He has shifted gears from a heavy focus on research, product design, and product development towards tech strategy. Vikram earned a BS and MSE in Biomedical Engineering and a BS in Applied Math & Statistics from Johns Hopkins University, and also is a registered patent agent. In his downtime, Vikram enjoys driving, riding his motorcycle, and flying planes.


Michelle Drew Rodriguez Michelle Drew Rodriguez, Manufacturing leader, Center for Industry Insights, Deloitte LLP

Michelle leads many of Deloitte’s Manufacturing Competitiveness research efforts as part of her role as the Manufacturing Leader for Deloitte’s Center for Industry Insights. She is an accomplished professional with 15 years of strategic and operational experience, having worked directly in the automotive industry as well as currently serving as an advisor to global manufacturing executives. She and her team have worked on a number of efforts that explored the future trends impacting the manufacturing industry, from the boardroom to the shop floor. She has most recently authored multiple research studies on the topic of manufacturing competitiveness which have explored strategies for driving growth and high value job creation through manufacturing industry sectors, as well as helped facilitate constructive dialogue and collaboration between business leaders and public policy-makers regarding manufacturing competitiveness, the role of government, and the path to prosperity for countries as well as companies.

Michelle is currently leading a pro-bono study for Deloitte and the Council on Competitiveness (‘Council’) titled Advanced Technologies Initiative: Innovation and Manufacturing. As part of this initiative, Deloitte and the Council engaged dozens of Fortune 1000 CTOs and manufacturing innovation leaders, as well as nearly a dozen US National Laboratory / broader research facilities, in a dialogue to identify the most promising technologies currently under development within the US as well as determine executives’ perspectives well as determine perspectives on what challenges are most critical to US manufacturing competitiveness moving forward. As part of that effort, she has briefed many key stakeholders throughout the nation, including briefing the bipartisan senate competitive caucus on Capitol Hill. Michelle is also currently working on a Cybersecurity in Manufacturing study with MAPI (Manufacturers’ Association for Productivity and Innovation) that looks at cyber issues for Manufacturers from the boardroom to the shop floor. Michelle has also developed studies in conjunction with The Manufacturing Institute and The National Association of Manufacturers on manufacturing talent issues, including women in manufacturing, the skills gap in US manufacturing, and public perception of manufacturing.

As part of the manufacturing competitiveness research efforts, she is also driving Deloitte’s joint research with the Council on Competitiveness to identify both critical drivers of competitiveness for nations and companies and the ranking of countries based on manufacturing CEO input from around the world. Michelle has worked with the World Economic Forum; on multiple year-long manufacturing research reports such as The Future of Manufacturing and Manufacturing for Growth projects.

The foundation of the research Michelle leads is based on dozens of interviews with CEOs, CTOs, governmental leaders, university presidents, national laboratory leaders, and labor union leaders as well as collaboration with organizations such as World Economic Forum, Council on Competitiveness, NAM, and The Manufacturing Institute.


Brenna SnidermanBrenna Sniderman, senior manager and subject matter specialist at Deloitte’s Center for Integrated Research

Brenna is a senior manager and subject matter specialist at Deloitte’s Center for Integrated Research. She focuses on cross-industry themes and trends, specifically additive and advanced manufacturing, and connected, smart, and advanced technologies. She works with other thought leaders to deliver valuable insights into the strategic implications of these technologies.

Prior to joining Deloitte, Brenna was the Senior Director of Research for Forbes Insights, the thought leadership and sponsored research division of Forbes Media. She researched global trends among senior executives, developing perspectives on cloud computing, analytics, business transformation, talent management and diversity, and also wrote about research for Forbes.com. Brenna has deep experience in research, focused largely on primary qualitative and quantitative approaches.

Brenna holds a B.A. in economics and international relations from the University of Pennsylvania Master’s degree in strategic communications at Columbia University. She lives in New York City.


Stefan Van ThienenStefan Van Thienen is a partner and leader of the Chemicals and Specialty Materials sector at Deloitte Belgium.

Stefan Van Thienen is a partner and leader of the Chemicals and Specialty Materials sector at Deloitte Belgium. His focus is on advising European chemical clients on growth, innovation, and performance improvement, and on the application of advanced technology in business operations.


Lane Warshaw, specialist leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Dr. Warshaw is a Specialist Leader in the Analytics & Information Management (AIM) service line and focuses on enabling better use of data in the Manufacturing sector for analytics by delivering master data, data warehousing, big data, and analytic solutions. In his 18 years of technology leadership and consulting experience, he has successfully delivered solutions within the supply chain, customer and finance domains using a variety of marketplace leading technologies. Dr. Warshaw is a recognized leader in strategy, architecture and delivery of big data modernization transformation programs, with a focus on better use of data in these platforms. He earned an MBA at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, and holds a Doctor of Philosophy, Artificial Intelligence, University of Texas at Austin.


White-GrantGrant White, Consultant, Strategy & Operations

Grant specializes in supply chain planning and optimization, and is currently a Strategy & Operations consultant in the Federal practice of Deloitte Consulting LLC.

Prior to joining Deloitte, Grant held multiple supply chain-focused roles within Rockwell Automation, most recently serving as the Operations Manager for their primary, global distribution and returns centers. Grant holds a B.S. in both Operations & Supply Chain Management and International Business from Marquette University. He currently resides in Washington, D.C.


Ian WingGeetendra Wadekar, senior consultant, Center for Integrated Research

Geetendra’s research focuses on issues related to the application of advanced technologies in manufacturing and their impact on business growth.


Ian WingIan Wing is a senior consultant in Deloitte Consulting’s Strategy & Operations practice

Ian is a senior consultant in Deloitte Consulting’s Strategy & Operations practice. He brings nearly a decade of experience solving complex challenges for federal and military customers to bear on his client engagements. Wing’s prior experience was in research and development at a major defense and intelligence contractor, and he now focuses on helping clients realize supply chain efficiencies and develop new capabilities with additive manufacturing and other advanced technologies.


Philipp Willigmann is a senior manager in Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Strategy practice

Philipp is a senior manager in Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Strategy practice focused on corporate strategy, business unit disruption, growth, and business transformation across capital-intensive and infrastructure-heavy industries such as automotive, industrial products, technology, and transportation. He has more than 10 years of experience advising clients that face change due to regulation or disruption—or that are disruptors themselves. He serves as co-leader of Deloitte’s Future of Mobility initiative.


Kagan Yaran is a senior consultant at Deloitte Consulting

Kagan Yaran is a senior consultant at Deloitte Consulting. He has experience in project management, risk management, quality control, process design, data analysis and research and development. Prior to joining Deloitte, Kagan worked at a non-profit applied research institute as Project Manager and Engineer. During his ten-year tenure, he managed several scientific research and development projects for various customers including government agencies and industrial customers. Kagan holds Master’s Degrees in Business Administration and Manufacturing Engineering as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.


Hemnabh Varia, Analyst, Deloitte Services India Pvt. Ltd

Hemnabh is an analyst with Deloitte Services India Pvt. Ltd and a member of the Center for Integrated Research. Hemnabh’s areas of expertise include executing and managing investment opportunity assessments, market sizing and feasibility studies, competitive intelligence and competitive benchmarking assignments, and sector evaluation projects. He specializes in sectors including Technology, Healthcare, Pharma, Automotive, Chemical and Manufacturing sectors.

He joined Deloitte from a research and advisory firm, Aranca, where, as a senior consultant, he was responsible for executing and managing dedicated as well as ad-hoc client accounts. Prior to that, he was working with Infosys Ltd. for 2 years as a Systems Engineer in the Infrastructure Management Services department.

Hemnabh completed his Masters in Business Administration degree from Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai and earned his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the D.J. Sanghvi College of Engineering, Mumbai University.


Derek M. Pankratz, Research Manager, Center for Integrated Research, Deloitte Services LP

Derek is a research manager with the Center for Integrated Research in Deloitte Services LP. His research focuses on the confluence of emerging technological and social trends across industries, in particular the Future of Mobility.


Trina Huelsman, Vice Chairman, US Industrial Products & Services Leader, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Trina is vice chairman, Deloitte LLP, and leader of the Industrial Products and Services practice. She has nearly two decades of experience advising clients in the chemicals, steel, paper/forest products, and industrial products industries, as well as deep experience leading integrated teams in global Sarbanes-Oxley internal control attestations and in auditing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and underlying IT infrastructure. She specializes in auditing complex business processes.


Mo Reynolds, Principal, Deloitte’s Advisory practice and National leader of the Advisory Chemicals & Specialty Materials

Mo is a principal in Deloitte’s Advisory practice and the National leader of the Advisory Chemicals & Specialty Materials industry sector. She has 17 years of professional service experience leading client engagements for global manufacturers helping them solve complex business challenges. Mo specializes in providing clients with strategic risk services and serving clients who make industrial products, chemical, papers, and specialty materials. She has participated in a variety of cross-functional risk and governance committees related to acquisitions, divestitures, compliance, management, process transformation, and significant ERP implementations to assist organizations in proactive risk identification and mitigation. She has deep experience leading integrated teams in global internal control assessments, governance, risk, and compliance related activities.


Negina Rood, Research Manager, Center for Integrated Research, Deloitte Services LP

Negina Rood is a research manager in Research & Insights (R&I), which is part of Clients & Industries. She contributes and manages research projects that support the writers in the Center for Integrated Research & the Center for the Edge.

Negina joined Deloitte Consulting in 1990 and has supported a number of groups by providing research, reference, training and information consulting services. In addition to conducting research, she helps develop the research skills of others.

Negina holds a Master of Library & Information Science degree from Pratt Institute, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Brooklyn College, City University of New York.


Chris Coleman, Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP, Supply Chain & Manufacturing Operations (SC&MO)

Chris is a leader in Deloitte’s Maintenance and Asset Optimization practice and has led numerous engagements focused on designing and implementing maintenance programs to improve asset uptime and overall equipment effectiveness utilizing reliability centered or risk based maintenance strategies.

Chris’ focus includes all aspects of maintenance including strategy, organizational design, PM development, predictive maintenance, and training of maintenance personnel. Additionally, Chris is a Master Black Belt in Deloitte’s Lean / Six Sigma practice and has extensive experience applying lean principles to operations across a wide range of industries. Chris received degrees in Logistic and Operations management from the University of Tennessee.


Ryan Manes, Consultant, Deloitte Consulting LLP, Supply Chain & Manufacturing Operations (SC&MO)

Ryan is a consultant in Deloitte’s Supply Chain & Manufacturing Operations practice and enjoys applying advanced technologies and lean techniques to manufacturing processes. His experience is in the consumer and industrial products industries with a concentration on operations improvement. Ryan received his degree in Industrial Engineering from Kansas State University.