4 Apr.

Riding the exponential growth in space

Industrial Products & Construction

Tuesday, 12:00 p.m.  ET | 1 hr
Credits offered: CPE Event language: English

Participants will gain clarity into this rapidly growing sector and learn the key areas that will drive growth in the coming years.

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Key takeaways

Host: John Coykendall, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Presenters: Alan Brady, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
                      Kim Crider, managing director, Deloitte Consulting LLP
                      Brett Loubert, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
                      B.J. Spence, partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP

1.0 Overview CPE credit | Specialized Knowledge

The economics of space are much more compelling now than in the past. A combination of new and improved economics, infrastructure, and digital technologies could help drive the space sector toward exponential growth. How can companies see where future growth opportunities may exist and what it could take to capitalize on them? We’ll discuss:

  • What key areas of space could be economically viable, drive growth and be more responsible, sustainable, and efficient
  • How a collaborative approach could enable steady growth toward a self-sustaining industrial base in this ecosystem

Meet the speakers

John Coykendall

John Coykendall

US Industrial Products & Construction leader

John is a vice chair, Deloitte LLP, and the leader of the US Industrial Products & Construction practice. John has more than 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.

Alan Brady

Alan Brady

Principal | Deloitte Consulting LLP

Alan is a Principal with Deloitte Consulting, with over 15 years of experience advising industrial clients in their efforts to accelerate growth, increase productivity, and compete more effectively across the globe. He has successfully partnered with leading companies across sectors including diversified manufacturers, aerospace and defense, electric utilities, and industrial services. His strengths lie in his ability to combine industry depth, analytical insight, and results-oriented pragmatism to find solutions to his client’s biggest challenges. His core areas of expertise include: Accelerating organic growth through new market entry, sales and channel optimization, and strategic pricing Improving productivity through tightening integration between planning and execution in manufacturing plants, the supply chain, and field operations Leading large-scale transformation programs to deliver unambiguous return on investment (both strategic and financial) for their sponsors Alan holds an MBA from UCLA's Anderson School of Management and a bachelor's degree from the University of Chicago.

Brett Loubert

Brett Loubert

Principal | Deloitte Space

Brett is a Principal in Deloitte Consulting LLP's Government & Public Services Industry and currently leads Deloitte's US Space practice. Brett has over 20 years of experience working with leaders in the defense, national security, and civilian sectors to engineer, modernize, and operate IT systems and services. Most recently, he has led the development and expansion of Deloitte's Space practice and related offerings. In this role, Brett has overseen a series of strategic Space market studies and delivery efforts for Space Force, NASA, State Government, Higher Education, and Global clients. He is also leading efforts at the nexus of Space and Climate and Sustainability, including a broad-based study in support of the World Economic Forum to understand the value of Earth Observation data. Prior to Deloitte, Brett was as an engineer and project manager for space systems at a large Defense contractor. Brett holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration, both from the from the University of Maryland.

B.J. Spence

B.J. Spence

Partner, Accounting & Reporting Advisory Services

B.J. currently leads Deloitte’s Accounting & Reporting Advisory (ARA) practice in New England. In this role, B.J. is responsible for overseeing the execution and delivery of services that are targeted at helping CFOs and Controllers solve their complex and challenging projects. B.J. has extensive experience over 16+ years of working with a wide array of public and private companies of various sizes and across many industries. This includes serving as a trusted service provider to the individuals in the accounting and finance departments at these companies, and supporting them as they prepare to enhance their financial statements, business processes, controls, and overall organization as they adapt to challenges commonly faced when navigating U.S. GAAP, SEC, and other professional requirements. Prior to serving in this role, B.J. was focused on serving audit clients of similar backgrounds and profiles and continues to assist the Audit & Assurance business.


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