Doug brings over 30 years of operations management, hands-on consulting and consulting management experience to Strategic from a wide variety of experience ranging from Big 4 consulting firms to global, industry-leading manufacturing firms. His information technology expertise ranges from leveraging opportunities for growth and rapid ROI from the implementation of leading enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions to customer relationship management, supply chain management, quality management and web enabled business-to-business and business-to-consumer solutions.
Doug’s QAD expertise dates back to the latter 1980’s when he led some of QAD’s initial implementations and still maintains consulting relationships for these early adopters of QAD Enterprise Applications. Doug has also led QAD implementations while an industry operations manager, and has assisted hundreds of QAD customers implement, upgrade and obtain maximum utilization from their QAD investment.
Doug’s varied career from consulting to industry experience has given him the opportunity to witness first hand the power and rewards of successfully implementing technology in the marketplace. Doug has also earned APICS certification (CPIM) and ERP vendor certification (QAD).
Doug is an accomplished public speaker and trainer having spoken at QAD international and user group conferences, and APICS conferences. Doug is a founding member of multiple APICS chapters. Doug holds a BSIE from the University of Nebraska and an MBA from the University of South Dakota.