Greg Kinsey
Keynote Speaker

Greg Kinsey

Independent Industry Advisor

Greg Kinsey is an independent advisor and business development executive, specializing in the digital transformation of industrial operations. He has worked extensively across Europe, helping clients to imagine, plan, and execute digital transformation programs to improve operational performance.

Greg has over 35 years of international experience in industry, technology, and consulting. He began his career as a factory automation engineer at Goodyear in the 1980s, and subsequently joined Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) to develop their worldwide manufacturing data platform business. During the 1990s, he was an early pioneer in the Lean Six Sigma movement, as Operational Excellence Director at AlliedSignal and then Siemens. He went on to leadership roles at IBM, HP, Celerant Consulting, and Hitachi, leading manufacturing solutions and consulting businesses.

Greg was a member of the Digital Manufacturing Executive Council (DMEC) at Digital Europe in Brussels. He is a visiting lecturer on Innovation & Design Thinking in the Digital Entrepreneurship Master’s program at Management Center Innsbruck (MCI). Greg earned a BSc in Mechanical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University and MBA at Georgetown University. He is a dual citizen of France and the USA, working internationally from his home base in Paris.