Chris Heiler

Senior Management Consultant
P3 North America
Portland, OR, USA

Chris Heiler is senior management consultant and Industry 4.0 leader of P3 North America, with over 20 years of experience starting, establishing, optimizing and reorienting manufacturing businesses.

Heiler has managed production, supply chain, purchasing, business development, sales, finances and all operational aspects of manufacturing with a firm eye on data-driven decision making. He started his career at the Fraunhofer Institute for production technology and automation at a time when Industry 4.0 concepts were being developed.

In his prior in Germany, the U.S., France, Hungary and China, Heiler consulted for leading automotive, manufacturing and processing companies in the fields of product development, operations, product and process maturity and quality management. In addition, Heiler managed a manufacturing plant and a startup in Portland, Oregon after having implemented the global organization of a German specialty processing company.

Heiler earned a M.E. in Technology Management and Industrial Engineering from the University of Stuttgart.

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