eLogic Hires Manufacturing Executive as Industry Principal
Tom McKee Brings 40 Years of Manufacturing Operations, Technology, and Supply Chain Experience, Most Recently as CIO, to Lead eLogic’s Industry Data Practice.
eLogic is proud to announce and welcome Tom McKee as Industry Principal. Tom has worked closely with eLogic as a customer when he was the Corporate Vice President and CIO of Kennametal, a $2.4 billion, publicly traded global manufacturer. As Industry Principal, Tom will lead the development and execution of key consulting services and products for modernization and digital transformation of eLogic’s manufacturing customers.
Tom is a well-known, respected, and accomplished figure in the manufacturing sector, with more than 40 years of experience in both Operations and Technology leadership within Kennametal. The first 20 years of his career were spent in progressive leadership in manufacturing operations where he advanced to plant management and supply chain optimization before shifting to technology-enabled business process improvement and modernization. Most recently, Tom was the key Information Technology leader throughout the company’s successful digital modernization and smart factory initiatives, and worked with eLogic on those initiatives.
“Our company has differentiated from day one through our ability to serve as prescriptive advisors to our customers based on our team possessing firsthand, direct experience in leading and performing in the exact markets we serve,” said Kris Shields, President & CEO of eLogic. “Tom’s entry into eLogic will significantly augment this ability at the most senior level.”
Tom is an established thought leader and industry advisor, including roles as an Executive Advisor for SAP and as a reference for Microsoft when advising enterprises on how to bridge industry, business, and technology to deliver transformative outcomes. Tom is a proven, influential, collaborative, and innovate C-suite leader whose passion is driving the future of manufacturing through digital transformation, data-first culture, and cloud-based technology.
“I am very excited to join the eLogic team,” McKee said. “Over my 40-year career working for a global manufacturing company, eLogic was a key strategic partner collaborating on several successful transformational initiatives, along with Microsoft and SAP, to realize our Intelligent Enterprise. As I embark on the next phase of my career, joining eLogic provides the opportunity to continue working together and scale our impact to help more manufacturers transform their businesses.”
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