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“Innovation comes from saying no to 1000 things.”

Steve Jobs

The past decade of my career has been spent focused on enterprise, first in supply chain with time in procurement, finance, quality, manufacturing, strategic sourcing and employee training. This experience was followed with a brief stint as a developer for a startup in 2017. Now, back in enterprise, at the intersection of supply chain, operations, technology, etc., I find myself with a unique vantage point at the convergence of these industries.

As an individual, I’m enthusiastic about discovery and innovation, from the fundamentals of mathematics to the incremental improvements in a user interface design that drive unanticipated waves of change. However, without question, enthusiasm is not a guarantee for success in innovation or change, and, as Steve Jobs aptly put it above, true innovation exists among a multitude of declined opportunities. …

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Karen Scarbrough

“If anything’s gonna happen, it’s gonna happen out there…” Captn’ Ron

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