Kurt A.

Lean Manufacturing | Aviation & Aerospace

United States of America

PRESIDENT, TECHNOLOGY EXECUTIVE I build teams that crush it – every day ! Proven track record in bringing new technologies from concept to commercial success. I get results and drive innovation by c...see more

  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Energy & Utilities


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice



HYDRO Systems USA Inc
3 years
Current position
Dec 2019 - Present
HYDRO Systems is a global leader for Aerospace Ground Support Equipment (GSE) and Airframe and Engine maintenance tooling.


Alta Solution Group
2 years
Aug 2017 - Dec 2019
Management Consulting in Strategy, Lean Process and Product Development. Provide leadership, coaching and executive skill development for engineering and aerospace companies. Responsib...see more

President & Chief Operating Officer

Planetary Power Inc.
2 years
Oct 2015 - Jun 2017
Planetary Power is a leading technology company designing distributed power systems for the developing world. Our hybrid generators deliver a 40-60 % reduction in diesel consumption an...see more

Director - Global Good

Intellectual Ventures
3 years
Oct 2011 - Mar 2015
Developed strategy and led implementation programs for Cold Chain and Vaccine Logistics. Directed investments and programs both inside and outside the organization. Led company’s highes...see more


Alta Solution Group
1 year
Jul 2010 - Oct 2011
Management Consulting in Strategy, Lean Process and Product Development. Long term engagement in leading product development and high volume manufacturing in China for the developing w...see more

Vice-President Eldec

Crane Aerospace
1 year
Apr 2009 - Aug 2010
VP of Sensing and Utility Systems for Crane-Eldec. Profit & loss (P&L) responsibility for $105 million global business unit. Also responsible for new business development, development p...see more


Greenpoint Technologies
3 years
Dec 2004 - Dec 2007
Ran the operations and built the management process for a company of $50 million in sales doing VIP aircraft modifications Managed all operations in home and satellite office, with a 90...see more

COO Consulting

Icebox, LLC
2 years
Dec 2000 - Dec 2002
Icebox was a Consumer Electronics for Home and Kitchen (Integrated TV, Internet, DVD). Led Operations, Finance, Admin, Engineering, and CM Manufacturing for a 55-person company. Led c...see more


3 years
Dec 1997 - Dec 2000
Co-founder. Set up and ran all internal and partner operations of a 40 person company. Managed key business processes: Finance, Administration, HR, Technical Operations, Partner Operat...see more

Senior Manager

Primex Aerospace
12 years
Dec 1985 - Dec 1997
12 years at PRIMEX (Olin Aerospace Company, PED, Rocket Research) – Electronics Mfg. and Aerospace with positions of increasing responsibility. Turned around a Ground Support Equipmen...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Energy & Utilities


  • Business Strategy
  • Leadership
  • Business Development
  • Management
  • Program Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business Process Improvement
  • Process Improvement
  • Engineering Management
  • Cross-functional Team Leadership
  • Strategy Development
  • P&L Management
  • Lean Management
  • Lean Initiatives
  • Product Development