Ken Tasch

New Haven, CT

Engagement Director

How Ken Can Help

  • Develop business plans for new ventures, JVs or M&As
  • Strategy development, strategic plan facilitation and deployment
  • Facilitate Balanced Scorecard development
  • Marketing/Sales/Business Development assessment and alignment to the strategic plan
  • Effectively address culture and employee engagement issues
  • Develop and implement innovation management across the business
  • Streamline operations and processes, eliminate non-value added activities

Executive Experience

  • President, Ultra Electronics Measurement Systems
  • Business Unit Manager, Textron Turbine Engines
  • President, Professional Staff Management
  • President, Baldwin Technology Dampening Systems
  • VP Operations, Baldwin Technology Graphic Systems
  • VP Engineering & Manufacturing, Richard Dudgeon

Education/Professional Training

  • Non-degree graduate work, American Graduate School of International Management
  • BS Mechanical Engineering, University of Bridgeport

Specialties

  • Strategic Planning
  • Business Operations Optimization
  • Marketing/Sales/Business Development—business growth
  • Creating innovation infrastructures
  • Federal Government contracts: FAR and DFAR
  • Manufacturing: Lean, ISO/AS, Supply Chain, Cost Reduction, ERP
  • Engineering Program and Project management

Success Stories

  • Tripled the size of high-tech manufacturer in an eight-year period, while increasing the bottom line by 300% and generating $40M in cash
  • Invented an innovative selling and business capture system, LAUNCH® and wrote an eBook
  • Author of the soon to be published A Real-World Playbook for Business Mastery
  • Successfully integrated both business and product acquisitions in multiple disciplines
  • Planned and started a new manufacturing division for a $250M company in the printing industry
  • As a startup entrepreneur launched and sold two businesses

Biography

I recently retired from over 40 years of starting my own businesses and successfully managing businesses for corporations. I never planned on becoming a business consultant and executive coach, but I’ve been convinced that my vast business experience should not go to waste. I started LAUNCH® Business Consulting & Coaching in 2014 to share what I’ve learned on my journey to business mastery.

My new book A Real-World Playbook for Business Mastery will be published in 2016. I like to think of it as Stephen Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People meets Jack Welch’s Straight from the Gut. It’s a real-life business tutorial. It’s crammed with know-how, advice, and practical tools you won’t find in one place anywhere else. Whatever the business situation or circumstances, I offer the same hands-on advice through Globulus.

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