GLENN GRANEY is currently the Director – Industrial & High Tech for QAD. Glenn has 35+ years of leadership experience in advanced manufacturing and the associated supporting automation, business and information systems. He has contributed to the successful design and implementation of solutions across an entire range of the most demanding of industrial environments. Most recently, Glenn has been engaging with manufacturers on the exciting journey associated with digital transformation and the promise of Industry 4.0. He is a core member of the steering committee for QAD Labs initiatives and never tires of collaborating with QAD’s manufacturing customers. Glenn is an active member of both APICS and MESA and is a trained Six-Sigma Black Belt and a leader of Lean Manufacturing initiatives. Glenn has both a BS & MS in Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering from Penn State.