IPX Congress Member Announcement
The IPX Congress Executive Team is pleased to announce the election of Ms. Susan Rockafellow and Mr. Ramkumar (Ram) Dhanasekaran as a Regular Members to the IPX Congress, requiring a two-year minimum commitment.
Susan is an accomplished Project Manager and Configuration Management Professional with over 25 years experience in delivering small, medium and enterprise wide Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), and Product Data Management (PDM) software solutions as well as working with companies with diverse and complex requirements in different industries, including but not limited to manufacturing, defense, medical device, telecommunications, and high-tech.
Susan has an ability to quickly understand customer requirements through interviews of varying stakeholders, from end-users to senior management. She possesses the ability to uncover unrealized requirements and business issues of a customer and is an accomplished communicator in maintaining strategic customer accounts by helping sales team build and maintain long-term relationships. An experienced trainer and presenter, Susan has delivered training and presentations to end-users, executive management, technical staff at user conferences and large training classes.
Susan earned her CM2-C Certification back in 2002, CM2-P Certification in 2017, and her Project Management Professional (PMP®) in 2013. Her work hard play hard attitude transfers into her personal life; whether it is in the pool with a Masters Swim Club, gardening, playing the piano, or spending time with friends and family. She is always on the go.
Ram started his professional career in Aerospace design. He has been with Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation for the last 7 years as a Configuration Change Management and Integration Specialist. He was part of the journey in developing, flight testing, certifying and Entry into service for two technologically advanced Part 25 business jet models at Gulftream.
Before joining Gulfstream he worked in the Engineering service industry as a design engineer for major commercial Next Generation Aircraft programs and moved on to be a value engineer for multiple OEMs for both development and sustaining models. He is an active data science practitioner and participates in enterprise wide change management, process improvement and skill development initiatives.
Ram earned his CM2-Professional Certification in 2020. Enterprise wide CM2 implementation, industry 4.0 and model based systems engineering are some of his areas of interest. Ram is an automobile enthusiast and enjoys woodworking.
Please join the IPX Congress Executive Team in congratulating Susan and Ram on being elected Regular Members to the IPX Congress.
About IPX Congress
The IPX Congress are certified leaders from Aviation, Automotive, Healthcare, Energy, Consumer Products, Medical Devices, and Technology who have come together to create a cross-functional industry forum to benchmark best practices and provide a resource to the IpX – Institute for Process Excellence community. All members are IpX CM2-Professional certification graduates. The mission of the Congress is to advance and promote the successful implementation of Integrated Process Excellence and CM2 throughout all industries worldwide. The Congress inspires, connects, mentors and supports CM2 certified professionals in the successful implementation of CM2 and achieving Integrated Process Excellence.
About IpX - Institute for Process Excellence
IpX aims to transform businesses by creating a foundation of education, services, and technology that companies can rely on to set the pace for innovation. With the world leading IpX Workforce Academy and True North Enterprise Calibration service organization, customers can cultivate sustainable business and digital transformation strategies.
IpX brings decades of experience and capability helping companies transform and prosper while disrupting markets with the True North Enterprise Calibration Model. This model is a proven set of best practices that enables global organizations to benchmark, assess, and transform the businesses challenges that impact them.