Gregg Gordon, a mechanical engineer by training, has led a successful career spanning 20 years focused on enhancing operational efficiencies for manufacturers. At present, Gordon leads the Big Data Practice at Kronos Incorporated, a global provider of workforce management software solutions. Gordon has effectively led strategic workforce management initiatives both in the U.S. and international markets working with multinational IndustryWeek 500 organizations.
Passionate about workforce management and the role of labor in achieving operational efficiencies, Gordon also led the development of Overall Labor Effectiveness (OLE ™), a key performance indicator that measures the utilization, performance, and quality of the workforce and its impact on productivity.
Prior to Kronos, Gordon was a director at i2 Technologies where he focused on supplier relationship management. Earlier, he worked in the engineering department at Burndy (now owned by Hubbell Inc), a global electrical and electronics manufacturer, and received two U.S. design patents for products that he developed.
Gordon has a degree in mechanical engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in business administration from Boston University. He’s spoken at events sponsored by India’s National Institute of Personnel Management, American Chamber of Commerce in China, American Payroll Association and The Shingo Prize. Gordon has also been interviewed on television with respect to productivity and the workforce as well as contributed in publications such as IndustryWeek, Bloomberg, The Manufacturer, Manufacturing Today and Automation and Drives.