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Joe Fournell

Chief Information Officer

Mr. Fournell has over a decade of experience in the field of operations and supply chain management in the high-tech and bioscience sectors. Throughout his career, he has held leadership roles in operations, manufacturing execution systems, forecasting, supply planning, process engineering, and logistics.

 

Most recently, Mr. Fournell served as director of global logistics for Baxter Bioscience. In this capacity, Mr. Fournell managed the transportation, warehousing, and distribution of over $3 billion of product globally. At Baxter Bioscience, he led strategy planning sessions for operations, regulatory, and human resources. In his prior role at Baxter Bioscience, he became the first certified Six Sigma Black Belt in the U.S., working on process improvements in the manufacturing and supply chain arena.

 

Mr. Fournell received a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, with an emphasis on process engineering. He also received a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, with a focus on factory automation, funded from a grant through NASA-AMES and Raytheon.