D. KEITH PIGUES is a recognized leader of strategic growth and marketing, developing new growth strategies and marketing capabilities, creating valuable brands, building effective global marketing teams, and increasing profitable revenue growth through strategy and marketing excellence. He is Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Ply Gem, Inc., responsible for corporate branding, marketing, strategic planning, and international expansion. He has held senior marketing positions with Cemex, RR Donnelley, and ADP, as well as sales positions with IBM and Hewlett-Packard. More about Keith at dkeithpigues.com.
JERRY D. ALDERMAN, a recognized business science thought leader, is coauthor of Beyond Six Sigma (Wiley). He has written numerous white papers, is a frequent speaker on achieving profitable growth through customer value creation, and has led and developed his innovative approach to building corporate competitive advantage through using and executing on unique, deep customer insights. He is founder and CEO of Valkre Solutions, Inc., a product and services company that develops capability with business-to-business (B2B) companies to use deep customer understanding to build and execute customer-driven operating plans. His company has developed these solutions with great partners, including Owens Corning, Kimberly-Clark, Turtle Wax, RR Donnelly, and more. To find out more about Jerry and Valkre go to valkre.com.