Monday, October 5, 2009

Meet an eLearning Publisher: Corwyn Amber

Rich Pirrotta is a frequent speaker, seminar leader, and teacher on the topics of leadership, strategy, motivation, e-business, and environmental management. He has been a member of the National Speakers Association, the leading organization for professional speakers, since 1999. His topics draw from his experiences as a line executive, management consultant, and teacher over the last 20 years.

Rich is a senior operational leader, with a bias for action and a record of accomplishment for delivering outstanding business results in manufacturing, technology and e-commerce. He has broad, cross-organizational experience in strategy and strategy execution, management, finance, and operations, and has worked in over 30 countries. He is equally comfortable participating in strategic discussions with top-level management or working shoulder-to-shoulder with line personnel to get a job done.

Rich has served in a variety of positions: as a Vice President of a division of a Fortune 50 company, General Manager of an e-commerce startup that grew from five to 200 employees, Senior Manager with the Mergers & Acquisitions practice of Deloitte & Touche, Senior Manager in the Manufacturing Practice of Deloitte Consulting, and in Product Development with Procter & Gamble, where he earned a US Patent on Pringle’s Potato Chips. He has deep functional experience in strategy development, operations, and transformational change, and has served as a board member of six companies in various stages of growth. Most recently,

Rich was involved with his own firm in consulting to businesses from the startup stage to $400 million in revenue. He holds a B.S. degree from Penn State in chemical engineering, and earned his M.B.A. in Financial Management and Operations Management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he served as President of his class. He later served as President and Chairman of the Wharton Alumni Association, responsible for activities for a network of over 80,000 alumni.

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