Feb 4, 2020
Colin Cooper is the state's first Chief Manufacturing Officer, an exciting position with a ton of potential value for the manufacturing community in CT. Colin's experience, background and clear passion for manufacturing makes him the perfect person for the role. Not only that, but he truly understands the concept: 'if you're not part of the solution, you're part of the problem'!
In this episode, Colin and Ari first talk about stories and lessons learned from Colin's days running the Whitcraft Group. Then they delve into the challenges he faces in his CMO role and the solutions he is working to bring to the table.
This is an episode every manufacturing leader should see/listen to!
Colin Cooper, Chief Manufacturing Officer, Department of
Economic and Community Development
Colin's email: Colin.Cooper@ct.gov
Ari Santiago, President/CEO/Founder, IT Direct
Company Website: https://www.gettingyouconnected.com/
Company Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/itdtech/
Company LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/it-direct-llc
Ari's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/asantiago104/
Book discussed in this episode: Lean Thinking, James P Womack and Daniel T. Jones
Podcast produced by Miceli Productions: https://miceliproductions.com/
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