John Cachat is a visionary and an expert in developing information technology and operational excellence strategies for large and small organizations. Mr. Cachat is often sought out for his expertise by large consulting firms, like IBM Consulting, government agencies, like the US FDA, and professional and trade organizations for his leadership. Mr. Cachat received a BSIE degree at the General Motors Institute (GMI – now Kettering University) in Flint, MI specializing in Operations Research and received recognition for both the Entrepreneur of the Year and Outstanding Alumni Achievement awards from Kettering. John also holds a MSIE degree from Texas A & M University, specializing in automated manufacturing. In addition, he is a Certified Quality Engineer and a Fellow with the American Society of Quality. Mr. Cachat is currently the chairman on the Globalization and Supply Chain Technical committee for ASQ.