[WEBINAR] Supply Strategies in the “New Normal”


On August 20th, 2020, at 1:00 PM EST, NLPA Webinar will focus on Supply Strategies in the ‘New Normal’ after the Pandemic of 2020. We will have a panel of industry practitioners from 3 different industries impacted by the pandemic

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 Dr. Michael O'Connor


Dr. Michael O’Connor is the Director of Strategy and Project Management with Medtronic Corporate Science and Technology. He received his Bachelors’s in Project Management, holds Graduate degrees in Project Management, Technology Management, and Business Administration and earned his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, majoring in Project Management. He was selected as an American Society for Quality Fellow (ASQ), selected as a Medtronic Technical Fellow, selected as an American Academy of Project Management Fellow (AAPM), selected as an Association for Project Management Fellow (APM) and selected as a Biomedical Engineering Society Fellow (BMES). He is a (PDMA) NPDP, (PMI) PMP®, PgMP®, (IPMA) IPMA-B certified, (IPM) CPD, (AAPM) MPM, CIPM and CPRM.

 Jim Gitney


Jim Gitney is the CEO of Group50 Consulting. He and his team are global manufacturing strategy and supply chain subject matter experts. Group50 specializes in working with middle-market companies with complex supply chains. Prior to starting Group50 in 2004, Jim held senior-level operational positions in GE, Black & Decker and Sunbeam.  He has a BSME and an MBA in strategy and finance.

Gregory Schlegel

Gregory Schlegel, is Founder of The Supply Chain Risk Management Consortium- (26) companies who bring skills, solutions and methodologies that Identify, Assess, Mitigate and Manage Supply Chain Risk. He has been a Supply Chain Executive for several Fortune 100’s, has been a Supply Chain Executive Consultant for IBM, is Executive-in-Residence at Lehigh University teaching Supply Chain Risk Management, and Adjunct Professor teaching Enterprise Risk Management for Villanova University’s EMBA program.


Ron Crabtree

Ron Crabtree has over 30 years’ experience in organizational & business innovation and transformation and along the way, more than 20 years in procurement and supply chain. He is an internationally recognized expert in cutting-edge business process improvement methodologies. Ron is a Master Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, having helped train and certify thousands of Lean Six Sigma and Six Sigma belts and driving hundreds of $millions in value for clients.  He is the author/co-author of 5 books on Operational Excellence.

This webinar is for you if:

1. You need to find new ways to deliver value and cost management in Supply.
2. Must get better at anticipating and managing supply disruption.
3. Need new skills to manage supply systems in the “New Normal”.

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