Manufacturing Matters

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Infor’s manufacturing experts are on-deck to provide useful, relevant content and share their knowledge and passion for all things manufacturing with you. Read on and get to know your manufacturing gurus.


John Bermudez, Senior Director, ERP Product Management, InforSenior Director, ERP Product Management
John came to Infor from Oracle, which he came to as part of its acquisition of Demantra, where he was vice president of marketing and product management. At Demantra, John helped direct the company through a successful transition from providing a single OEM demand planning product to becoming a leading provider of sales and operations planning and trade promotion management applications. John also spent eight years at AMR Research, where he was one of the leading industry analysts in ERP and supply chain management, and was responsible for research. He is a co-founder of the Supply Chain Council. 


Mike Edgett, Director of Industry Marketing, Process ManufacturingDirector of Industry Marketing, Process Manufacturing
Mike is responsible for Infor’s positioning in the food and beverage, chemicals, and life sciences markets. Before joining Infor, Mike was the vice president of marketing at Movius and held various marketing positions with Arris Interactive and Bunge Foods. He also held positions with Quaker Oats and Borden in product management, business development, and research and development. Mike earned an MBA in marketing and operations management from the University of Rochester, and a bachelor’s in chemistry from Houghton College.


Mark Humplett, Director, Industry & Product Marketing, Infor ManufacturingDirector, Industry and Product Marketing, Manufacturing
Mark brings 20+ years of manufacturing and distribution experience to his role with Infor’s ERP solutions. Mark joined Infor through the acquisition of SSA Global in 2006. Previously, Mark has led supply chain solutions marketing and served as a principal business consultant leading presales, solution design, and implementations for several Infor solutions. Mark also spent time as director of SCM sales and business development for both North America and Europe. Mark began his career at Southern Alloy of America, a division of Metals USA, and also spent three years as an engineer with Lockheed-Martin.


AndrewKinderDirector, Industry and Product Marketing
Andrew is responsible for setting the strategy, determining focus industries, aligning forward development direction and driving global execution through marketing and sales enablement. Andrew’s prior experiences include serving as Vice President of Operations at supply chain leader Mercia Software, handling sales and marketing of the UK and Netherlands businesses. For six years, he held sales and business consulting roles in the UK with Marcam Corp., now part of Infor, and focused in the process manufacturing markets. For seven years before that, he completed numerous implementations for discrete manufacturing customers, working for ASK Computers, now an Infor asset. Andrew attained a first-class honours degree in industrial management (BSC) from Sheffield University.


LarryKorakIndustry & Solution Strategy Director for Manufacturing
Larry has an extensive background in manufacturing. Before joining Infor in April 2014, he was Director of Marketing and Sales for a leading procurement services company supporting global manufacturers.  He has also served as a Managing Director with Jefferson Wells and as a Partner with Deloitte Consulting.  Early in his career, Larry was a Manufacturing Engineer with Kimberly-Clark, a Research Engineer with the Army Corps of Engineers, a Project Engineer with U.S. Gypsum, and Mechanical Technician within the US Navy’s Submarine Service.  He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois, and an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.

JeffNedwickDirector of Automotive Industry Strategy
Jeff joined Infor in May 2014. He began his career as a tool and die designer, and soon moved into a product development role at Chrysler Corp. At Chrysler, he joined the information technology team, and coordinated the development and deployment of technology solutions on behalf of product development. He later moved into a business development role for a PLM software company and then led the automotive consulting practice for an engineering services company. Jeff also worked as the automotive industry channel strategy lead for the hardware and software divisions of IBM and then as an industry market segment lead for the big data and analytics group.


Ed-tolericoIndustry Director, Aerospace & Defense and
High Tech & Electronics
Edward has worked with Infor and a predecessor, Baan, for more than 18 years, holding positions in aerospace & defense solutions management and consulting services before taking his current role. Prior to joining Baan in 1996, Edward worked at Lockheed Martin implementing MRPII systems and selecting ERP solutions for implementation for more than10 years.



Kevin-Price_2015Kevin Price
Product Director for Infor EAM Solutions
Kevin Price has more than 17 years in Infor’s asset management business, holding roles in sales and service, as asset solutions director for the Infor Public Sector group, and now Product Director for Infor EAM, MP2, Spear Technologies, and Infor Energy Performance Management. He is based in Greenville, South Carolina.


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