George M Nagle

Value Innovation Subject Matter Expert

George is a strategist and marketing executive that believes that a true focus on customers will bring revenue and fantastic profits. His experience in strategy, plan execution, sales, new business development, M&A, new product development, market segmentation, customer segmentation, portfolio road mapping, stage & gate, product life cycle, branding, communications, value propositioning, pricing, project management and Lean/Six sigma have been developed over the span of his career. He has experience in a variety of industries such as chemicals, biotech, healthcare, energy, metal cutting, cladding, near shape casting, power generation, process industries, oil & gas, higher education and consulting.

Starting his career as an intern, he worked up to being the global strategic manager at Weatherford within 7 years. In that period he learned the extreme value of custom intimate product development. One of his first ventures realized $8.5 MM of revenue for two products that many assumed had a maximum market size of $1M to $2M. Following the roles at Weatherford, he did private consulting at a variety of companies and universities before join Kennametal as one of 5 key corporate strategist. He then joined the specialty chemical company BWA Water Additives and its executive team as a global director of marketing.

George has a BS in Biology from the University of Pittsburgh. He holds a Master of Science in Biology and a MBA in Marketing & Management from Duquesne University. He is a Value Innovation Green Belt. He is also a 5th degree Master instructor in Taekwondo as well as a published author.



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