Anthony (Tony) Huffman has over 15 years of operations leadership experience in the electronic solutions, life sciences, and aerospace industries. He has expertise in a range of digital transformation technologies and is a recognized expert in strategy deployment, quality systems, risk management, and EBITDA driven operational excellence. Tony has worked closely with operations leaders across 20 countries, establishing capabilities founded on Koch Industries, Market Based Management®, Danaher Business System, and Toyota Production System. Tony has led hundreds of operational excellence and strategy development events all over the world, including leading c-suite level members. Tony is driven to build and grow organizations, markets, and margins.
He holds a Bachelor's degree in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Iowa State University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Northern Illinois University. He is certified in Operational Excellence, Six Sigma, and Leadership. Tony sits on the Board Advisory Team for the University of Illinois at Chicago; Supply Chain and Logistics Center, and Enterprise Digitalization; Digital Transformation for Manufacturing.
Our VUCA world has disrupted traditional enterprise transformation planning. As a result our Digital transformation programs must adapt. From business need to achieving value, expect an extended time horizon. How do we accelerate the value that is expected ? How do I prioritize my value stream? All while maintaining an “Agile Mindset” ! That’s why a series of quick wins within the overarching digital transformation strategy is key to keeping your program supported, and funded. In this session, our panelists will discuss how they have they adapted in the VUCA world, their Digital Transformations been to deliver short term wins, while keeping their eyes on the long-term transformations.