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Cowerks University: Corporate Governance and the Importance for Small Business

Cowerks University: Corporate Governance and the Importance for Small Business

Food and beverages will be provided by our sponsor, Sprocket Staffing

About the sponsor:

With Sprocket, you can be certain that you will find the best talent to build and support the development and creative elements of your projects and products. Sprocket combines local service with an international reach, all customized for each client’s needs.

About the presenter:

Roman has more than 27 years of experience in the transportation industry, mostly focused on applying technology to improve operations. Roman and his team take great pride in being on the cutting edge of emerging technologies and integrating it in ways that are beneficial to their customers. Roman is a former officer of FedEx Ground. He held the positions of Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Vice President, Operations Technology. In his HR role, Roman oversaw human resources administration, compensation, benefits, employee information systems, recruitment and EEO/diversity initiatives for the company's workforce of more than 50,000 employees.

In his operations technology role, Roman oversaw all business processes and technology that supported the day-to-day pick-up, delivery, sortation and linehaul operation. He led the team that introduced handheld scanning and data transmission into the operations. He developed and executed the operations technology strategy for FedEx Ground addressing the areas of handheld and fixed position scanning, WLAN and WWAN, and sortation, dimensioning and image capture. Roman developed and introduced key processes and methodologies for FedEx Ground focused on technology lifecycle planning, business process lifecycle planning, organizational change management and total cost of ownership.

A native of Pittsburgh, PA., Roman earned his BSIE from the University of Pittsburgh in 1980 and his MSIE in 1983. He was recognized as the Outstanding IE Alumnus by the University of Pittsburgh in 2003. Roman began working for what would become the FedEx family of companies in 1983. He has experience in the nationwide LTL (less than truckload), regional LTL and small package transportation. Roman currently serves as the President of the Institute of Industrial Engineers.

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  • Joe H.

    This is good info on the presenter - is there any more info/details on the topic?

    September 29, 2012

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