State of Readiness; Caroline Bondier, KONE Corporation

State of Readiness; Caroline Bondier, KONE Corporation

With fifteen years of international work experience, Caroline Bondier joined with KONE Corporation in 2011 as a CRM Business Analyst and has moved up the ranks of leadership to her present position as the Director, Process Development and Program Management for KONE’s Modernization Business Line.  After some struggle to find work, Caroline started her career…

State of Readiness; Michael Rabbitt, Head of Business Transformation at Argonne National Laboratory

State of Readiness; Michael Rabbitt, Head of Business Transformation at Argonne National Laboratory

In this episode, I welcome Michael Rabbitt, Head of Business Transformation, Argonne National Laboratory, a world-class research laboratory.  Having a BA in Operations Management and Information Systems and earning his MBA in Human Resource Management, Michael will share his journey; how his interests evolved over time, the experiences he gained in change management, and his…

State of Readiness; Carl Kirpes, From Gridiron to Pipelines

State of Readiness; Carl Kirpes, From Gridiron to Pipelines

In this episode of State of Readiness, we interview Carl Kirpes, responsible for Crude Oil Strategy & Analysis at Marathon Petroleum Corporation. Carl and I met some years ago at an annual conference of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers when he was just graduating from Iowa State University – and we have stayed in…

State of Readiness; Steve Waszak, On Organizational Alignment and Popcorn

State of Readiness; Steve Waszak, On Organizational Alignment and Popcorn

In this episode of State of Readiness, we speak with Steve Waszak, Vice President of Operational Excellence at Green Group Industries about organizational alignment.  For Steve, establishing organizational alignment was key to the transformation that he facilitated during his first two years in his role in OpEx.  We discuss some of the things that need…

State of Readiness; James Considine, Operational Excellence and Agile

State of Readiness; James Considine, Operational Excellence and Agile

Welcome to this episode of the State of Readiness Podcast with James Considine – on the topic of Operational Excellence and Agile In this episode, we will have a conversation with James Considine; the Chief of Staff and Head of Business Programs for the Aging and Caregiving business at Philips, where he oversee the enterprise PMO,…