GET Cohort 2011

Biography
Donna is currently employed by Ford Motor Company as the Director of Lab Operations Palo Alto

Research Interests
Intersection of Innovation and Quality

Teaching Case Study Topics

  • Innovation and Collaboration Challenges in a Mature Firm
  • Building a Global Commodity Business Strategy: Choosing the Optimal Supplier of Automotive Instrument Clusters

Dissertation Topic
How Innovation and Quality Work Together

Quote
"WSU's GET program is a hidden gem! The interaction that I have received with other cross-industry executives has given me greater insight as a leader."


Biography
Kevin is currently employed by General Motors Corporation as Group Leader at GM-Flint Truck Assembly

Research Interests
Manufacturing, Production, and Quality 

Teaching Case Study Topics

  • Product Launch Issues and Their Effect on the Production Floor

Dissertation Topic
Still under Development


Biography
Michael is currently employed by Slingshot Labs as the Founder/CEO

Research Interests
Predictive analytics, Reinforcement learning, Big Data, and machine learning algorithms

Teaching Case Study Topics

  • Confessions of a Small Fish in a Big Ecommerce Ocean: Rapid Customer Acquisition in the Age of Amazon, Google, and Facebook - A Startup's Perspective

Dissertation Topic
Building less data-hungry predictive models with persuasion profiling


Biography
Lokesh is currently employed by Ford Motor Company in Vehicle Integration

Teaching Case Study Topics

  • Under Development

Dissertation Topic
Still under Development