Richard Krahn

Adjunct Professor, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Business Department
College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Management

Office: 256 Jarvis Hall-Technology Wing
Phone: 715-232-5427
Email: krahnri@uwstout.edu

Brief Biography

EXPERTISE Industry - Industrial – Discrete/Repetitive - Food and Consumer Package Goods - Metals and Mining - Forest Products - Chemicals Functional - Supply Chain - Manufacturing & Network Strategy - Operations & Maintenance - Energy Management - Procurement - Design Engineering - Sales & Order Management - Production Planning & Inventory Management - Finance & Accounting Technology - Process Control (Rockwell, Texas Instruments, Fisher Provox) - Manufacturing Execution Systems (AspenTech, Seimens) - eCommerce- Ariba - Enterprise Requirements Planning (SAP, Oracle) Program/Project Management - System Development Life Cycle - Project Management/Control - Work Planning/Estimating Entrepreneurial - Business Development/Value Creation - Sold and delivered programs totaling an average of $10MM/yr for 13 years which were structured to be cost neutral in 1 year - EH&S Start-up Venture - Account Planning

Education

    • MBA Accounting
      University of Wisconsin-Madison
      Madison, WI, 1979
    • BS Mechanical Engineering
      United States Merchant Marine Academy
      1974

Licensures and Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA): State of Wisconsin

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Deparment of Business, College of Management
        Adjunct Professor
        2011 -
      • Hamline University, Graduate School of Business
        Executive in Residence
        2007 - 2008
      • Augsburg College, Business Department
        Associate Professor
        2005 - 2007
      • Augsburg College, MBA Program
        Adjunct Professor
        2005 - 2006
      • University of Wisconsin-Madison
        Teaching Assistant-Accounting
        1978 - 1979
      • University of Wisconsin-Madison
        Research Assistant-Tax
        1977 - 1979

    Industry

      • Accenture (Anderson Consulting)
        Partner, Global Chemicals Practice
        1990 - 2005
      • Andersen Consulting
        Manager, Discrete/ Process Mfg.
        1986 - 1990
      • Andersen Consulting
        Consultant, System Integration
        1979 - 1986
      • Exxon USA
        Shipboard Operating Engineer
        1974 - 1976

Applied Research

    Uncategorized

    • Lorillard
      (2001 - Present)
    • PolyOne
      (2001 - Present)
    • Accenture
      (1999 - Present)
    • Accenture
      (1999 - Present)
    • Accenture
      (1986 - Present)
    • PolyOne
      (2001)
    • PolyOne
      (2000 - 2001)
    • PolyOne
      (1999 - 2001)
    • Ocean Spray
      (1999 - 2000)
    • PolyOne
      (1999 - 2000)
    • Valspar
      (1995 - 1997)
    • Monsanto
      (1995 - 1996)
    • The Geon Company
      (1988 - 1996)
    • Anheuser Busch
      (1990 - 1991)
    • FEMSA
      (1990 - 1991)
    • Miller Brewing
      (1990)
    • Miller Brewing
      (1989 - 1990)
    • Miller Brewing
      (1988 - 1990)
    • Mercury Marine
      (1986 - 1989)
    • Harley Davidson
      (1988)
    • Miller Brewing
      (1987 - 1988)
    • Mercury Marine
      (1986 - 1987)

Service

    College

    • Developer, Course development (On-going)
    • Developer, Sustainable Supply Chain course (January 2013)