Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM PDT
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Harvey Mudd College - Green Room 
301 Platt Boulevard,
Claremont,, CA 91711

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Lisa Anderson 

APICS-IE Spring 2019 Symposium

Advancements in Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), technology and customer expectations are transforming manufacturing and how the supply chain responds. Key to successfully embracing these advancements is human capital.  The skills needed are changing.  Or, are they being replaced?  

Our panel discussion will focus on talent needed in today’s manufacturing environment, the skills gap and  more. Join the discussion, hear from executives and network with other manufacturing and supply chain professionals.


Meet the Panelists

Paul Granillo 

President & CEO, Inland Empire Economic Partnership 

Paul Granillo is President & CEO of the Inland Empire Economic Partnership (IEEP) which focuses on bettering the quality of life and business climate of Riverside and San Bernardino counties.

Jerry Hsiung 

Robotics Expert, Carnegie Mellon & Harvey Mudd

Jerry Hsiung studied Computer Science during his undergraduate time at Harvey Mudd College and earned his Master of Science in Robotics at Carnegie Mellon, where he focused on Research in State Estimation, Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) and Computer Vision. He is currently a research student at The Robotics Institute.

Cindy Elliott 

Global Go-To-Market Strategy - Manufacturing and Logistics, ESRI

Cindy Elliott heads ESRI’s commercial industry marketing team. She helps to shape the role of geospatial analytics within the manufacturing industry related to new market analysis, supply chain operations and advanced services. For more than fifteen years, Cindy has worked with global manufacturers and enterprise class technology companies to influence customer-focused business transformation.

Jermaine Waltemeyer

Recruiter / Practice Lead, Aerotek

Jermaine Waltemeyer is a Recruiter/Practice Lead at Aerotek, which is a leading recruiting firm providing technical, professional and industrial recruiting and staffing services. Aerotek has a long history of customized recruiting and placement solutions that continually place the best candidates at all levels of skill and expertise.


  Navin Shetti

  Director of Engineering, Honeywell Aerospace

   Navin Shetti has over twenty two years of extensive         experience in Management, Engineering, Operations
   and Program Management. He built a new engineering     department in Honeywell Aero. His expertise
  includes Flawless Launch Process, Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Continuous Improvement, Six Sigma and Operations. He leads task force teams to resolve highly technical and difficult customer issues.