Host: Paul Wellener, vice chairman, Deloitte LLP
In many ways, the past year was an economic, political, regulatory, and competitive rollercoaster for the industrial products and construction industry. What new factors are likely to shape the industry in the coming year and beyond? We'll discuss:
- Sector by sector outlooks on key trends likely to impact markets in 2021.
- Insights on legislative, regulatory, and policy decisions likely to affect the industry.
- Practical considerations for strategic planning.
Meet the speakers
Paul is a Vice Chair, Deloitte LLP, and the leader of the US Industrial Products & Construction practice with Deloitte Consulting LLP. He has more than three decades of experience in the industrial products and automotive sectors and has focused on helping organizations address major transformations. Paul drives key sector industry initiatives to help companies adapt to an environment of rapid change and uncertainty—globalization, exponential technologies, the skills gap, and the evolution of Industry 4.0. Based in Cleveland, Paul also serves as the managing principal of Northeast Ohio.
John is the leader of Deloitte’s US and global Aerospace & Defense (A&D) practice. John has 25 years of consulting experience focusing on global companies with highly-engineered products in the A&D, Industrial Products and Automotive industries. John advises senior executives on driving impactful and sustained performance improvement, through both top-line growth and margin improvement initiatives. He has led large-scale transformation efforts to help businesses with strategic cost transformation and operations/supply chain initiatives. John has an undergraduate degree from Lafayette College in Business & Economics and Government & Law and an MBA from Duke University.
Michelle is a principal in Deloitte Consulting’s Technology practice and leads our Engineering & Construction practice. Michelle brings more than 27 years of consulting experience with a focus on leading large, often global, finance and information technology transformation programs by leveraging technology. She helps clients integrate digital technologies with organizational and process standard practices to achieve both qualitative and quantitative benefits. She specializes in JDE, EBS, and Cloud. While she has served clients across many industries, her primary focus has been serving engineering and construction (E&C) companies. Michelle has served many global E&C, EPC, and construction companies throughout her career. Michelle was born and raised in Southern California and graduated from UCLA.