Mr. Remigio Bongulielmi

MBA | CSM | CLSSBB

Industry 4.0 Lecturer | Digital Transformation Attaché | Business Management Consultant

My passion lies in leading people towards the development of lean, agile, and nimble private, public, and governmental organizations through strategy, technology, principles, systems, and tools, and by attracting, training, and retaining skilled and talented individuals, coaching, and supporting them until becoming critical contributors to high-performing teams and thereafter.

“Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible.” –M.C. Escher

  6954 Bigorio, Switzerland

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Work Experience

Lecturer - Industry 4.0  •  Stanversity

Industry 4.0 Global Executive Post-graduate Program Hosted at the Wrocław University of Economics. Courses I am teaching:

January 2021 - Present

  • Becoming Lean: 
    • Leadership in Manufacturing
  • Managing the Digital transformation: 
    • Change Management

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Catalyst | Industry 4.0 Transformation  •  Attainably.com

I am a Mergers & Acquisitions Advisor, a hands-on entrepreneur, intrapreneur, operational excellence expert, Lean Six Sigma sensei, Agile & Digital Transformation consultant, trainer, and a strategic advisor to governments, senior leaders, directors, managers, associates, and shop floor workers alike.

January 2017 - Present

Freelance Trainer  •  The Knowledge Academy

Lead Trainer for the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Course in preparation for the Certification Exam.

August 2021 - August 2021

Chief Operating Officer - Web 3 Private Equity  •  Eden Block Capital Ltd

Responsible for operations at Eden Block, a deep-tech Private Equity firm focused on Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, and Cybersecurity.

  • With less than 2 years of activity, Eden Block collaborated with 24 early-stage ventures, with 2 ending up in high-profile acquisitions by industry leaders (Chainspace by Facebook and Just Cash by Coinsquare)

January 2019 - December 2020

Director, M&A Transformation - Industry 4.0  •  Fiduchain Capital AG

Management consulting services focused on managing the execution of M&A programs (PMI, JV, carve-out) and coordinating the pre-and post-close transition period with C–level executives. Large scale, M&A-driven, digital transformation programs.

Nascent Technologies, Industry 4.0, Resilience Coaching/Guidance, Business Transformation, Digital Transformation, Change Management, Agile, Scrum, Lean Manufacturing, Lean Production Systems, Six Sigma, Lean Startup, Design Thinking, Automation, Training & Development, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Blockchain/DLT, Fundraising, and Interim Senior Management Roles.

  • Raised over $65M in funding for 3 separate tech startups
  • Responsible for leading and overseeing change, fostering innovation, and driving Lean, continuous improvement efforts internally and for clients, including:
    • Challenging conventional thinking to drive continuous improvement and operational results through sustainable and transformational change
    • Creating, implementing, and monitoring maturity models and scorecards for industrial improvement programs
    • Leading Kaizen events using Lean Six Sigma philosophy, methodology, and tools, thus identifying and eliminating waste, establishing an efficient flow of both information and process, reducing process variation, and gaining unwavering top-level commitment
    • Developing and Implementing Lean Production Systems based on TPS to eliminate waste while improving or maintaining quality
    • Developing and delivering bespoke training, coaching, and mentoring programs at all levels of an organization, as well as selected high performers in preparation for Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification
    • Driving the development and implementation of quality management systems with an emphasis on continuous improvement, defect prevention, and reduction of variation and waste within the automotive industry supply chain and production system and in line with IATF 16949:2016 Certifications

January 2017 - December 2020

Manager, Consulting, Agile Business Transformation  •  KPMG AG

Responsible for leading agile, digital organizational transformations and performing Lean process improvement and cultural Change Management. Other responsibilities included:

  • Leading, coaching, and developing direct reports on Lean Production Systems, Six Sigma, and Agile Business Transformation
  • Coordinating the pre and post-close transition period with C – level executives.
  • Developing and driving Lean, Change Management, and Agile Transformation programs for regional and international clients
  • Driving Business Transformation for clients, including Strategy Development, Operating Model Design, Organization Design, Cost Optimization, Business Process Optimization, IT Enablement, Change Management, and providing PMO Services
  • Leading Kaizen events using Lean Six Sigma philosophy, methodology, and tools, thus identifying and eliminating waste, establishing an efficient flow of both information and process, reducing process variation, and gaining unwavering top-level commitment
  • Advising Senior Executives on Industry 4.0 & Lean Manufacturing Strategy
  • Levering experience as a mentor, facilitator, sparring partner, and sensei focused on Lean Six Sigma, Activity Based Costing, Quantitative Risk Analysis, developing bespoke training certification programs, and building business systems in support of multinational clients achieving profitable growth while anticipating opportunities arising from a rapidly changing business environment
  • Leading multi-disciplinary project teams towards delivering consulting services that exceeded client expectations.
  • Actively contributed to the Go-to-market strategy, including the identification of sales opportunities, development of standardized service offerings, and preparation of proposals for international clients

January 2017 - December 2017

Director of Operational Excellence  •  IMERYS Graphite & Carbon S.A

IMERYS Graphite & Carbon is the reference in synthetic & natural graphite powders and highly conductive carbon black. Among my recent accomplishments are:

  • Led the successful deployment of IMERYS' Industrial Improvement Program across the division
  • Led the S&OP, Order-to-Cash E2E process improvement facilitation efforts with participation from all key stakeholders
  • Implemented Lean and Agile Thinking, through Lean Leadership, Kaizen, 5S, Poka-yoke, Standard Work, DMAIC & DMADV, 3P, and Scrum as the primary grassroots sources of continuous improvement
  • Supported the deployment of the automotive industry Quality System: IATF 16949:2016
  • Built, coached, developed, and nurtured a global Operational Excellence team and network, consisting of direct reports as well employees representing different regions and departments, and covering positions at all levels of the organization, from shop-floor to C-Suite, to share and implement best practices across all divisions, globally
  • Coached and influenced leaders, managers, teams, and individuals alike to adopt a Lean & Agile culture, Scrum and Lean Six Sigma tools and methodologies, Agile manufacturing, and Situational Leadership as a daily approach to challenge assumptions, eliminate waste, create continuous material and information flow, and increase process quality

January 2016 - December 2017

Sigma Black Belt & Scrum Master  •  The Nielsen Company

Nielsen is a $6B publicly listed, S&P 500 company with 35,000 employees.

  • Main responsibilities included: leading, motivating, and influencing project teams to drive process excellence throughout Nielsen's operations, globally.
  • Additionally, through clear and effective communication, I was responsible for coaching and training Senior Executives as well as Green Belts in a formal classroom setting as well as throughout their projects.
  • In the course of my day, I found myself communicating with employees at all levels of the organization and having to be able to speak equally well the language of the C-suite as well as on the shop floor.

January 2010 - December 2016

Co-Founder   •  CaribbeanTutors.com Ltd
The first EdTech / eLearning business to cater specifically to the Greater Caribbean Region. Based in Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies.

  • 50+ teachers, 500+ students.

  • Promotional Video: https://vimeo.com/4299398

  • On the news: https://goo.gl/B6soHI

January 2008 - December 2010

Sales & Customer Service Trainer  •  Venture Marketing Solutions Ltd

Sales and customer service outsourcing for telecommunication services.

  • Top sales and customer service representative for several weeks in a row
  • Trained new sales and customer service representatives using a hands-on approach



January 2008 - December 2008

Education

2010 - 2012

Università della Svizzera italiana USI

Executive Master's in Business Administration EMBA

2004 - 2008

Hartwick College

Bachelor of Arts B.A. in Business Administration

Skills


  • Digital Transformation
  • Digital Strategy
  • Lean Transformation
  • Agile at Scale
  • IT Transformation
  • Digital Business Building
  • Private Equity
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Industry 4.0

Languages


  • English — Native or Bilingual
  • Italian — Native or Bilingual
  • French — Intermediate
  • German — Intermediate
  • Spanish — Intermediate
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