Senior Vice President
Milliken's innovation spans textiles, fabrics, plastics to chemicals; combining science with design and insights to create innovative specialty chemicals, floor covering and performance materials and products that do good for the world.
• Member of Enterprise Innovation Team • Member of Division Leadership Team • Division growth leader spearheading Research, Center of Excellence, Product Innovation & IP Strategy, compliance and sustainability • Building R&D teams & processes for rapid execution of ideas through open innovation leading to rapid commercialization. • Inventor of several commercially successful global products and technologies for over two decades in multiple industries. • Outcomes focused leader with over two decades of experience in building highly successful innovation teams & leaders, commercializing & monetizing innovation and shaping highly successful & innovative organizations. • Proven track record in managing complex global projects across multiple organizations through cross functional teams including R&D, marketing, manufacturing and commercial/purchasing. • Over 100 issued patents globally that has created value through business growth either through in-house manufacturing or licensing globally. • Over 25 years of experience in the field of automotive safety restraints, material science, polymer chemistry and ANN/AI.