LGO Playbook Series

The LGO Playbook is a unique set of skills and strategies that have helped generations of LGOs provide leadership in operations. This year we are inviting alumni to share pages from their unique LGO Playbooks through stories of impactful experiences. Join us to learn more about our diverse community while gaining tangible skills for the future.

Playbook #6: Sean Willems, Visiting Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management – On Teaching, Simplifying, and Optimizing

Sean Willems shares his story on what led him to teaching, some memorable experiences he’s had with operations consulting, and why optimizing his wardrobe has made all the difference. Sean is currently a visiting professor at MIT where he teaches operations management.

Playbook #5: Leadership in the Face of Hurricane Maria

Two very special guests describe their extraordinary efforts in Puerto Rico in the face of the deadly Hurricane Maria disasters. Noel Zamot speaks about his efforts to bring private capital to Puerto Rico to revitalize critical infrastructure, and Diana Flores describes Amgen’s unwavering commitment to its employees and community on the island, and its patients throughout and after the disaster.

Playbook #4: Leigh Hunnicutt – LGO ’08 – Executive Director, Global Operations – Therapeutic Area Head, Amgen

Career choices and being guided by your passion.

Playbook #3: Matt Vokoun – LGO ’05 – Director of Product Management, Google

The innovation model at Google and leading engineering driven organizations.

Playbook #2: Class of 2020 Domestic Plant Trek

Leadership strategies by operations leaders at Caterpillar, Johnson & Johnson, Raytheon, Amazon, and Boeing recorded during the Class of 2020 Domestic Plant Trek.

Playbook #1: Dan Shockley – LFM ’07 – Co-founder, LFM Capital

Building world-class operations at Caterpillar and LFM Capital by finding and strengthening discipline in organizations.