Lou Rassey is CEO of Fast Radius, a manufacturing lighthouse known as a smart factory. Need some clarity of that? Tune in and listen to hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady parse the topic with Mr. Rassey as they discuss a manufacturing future where the cloud is the parts and inventory warehouse, production is completed on demand as close to the customer as possible, and logistics becomes most short-haul with reduced delivery times. Where does your company fit into the 21st Century manufacturing picture?
Lou has a 20-plus-year career driving innovation in the manufacturing sector, and is a recognized leader on matters related to manufacturing, industrial innovation and competitiveness. Prior to Fast Radius, Lou was a Partner at McKinsey & Company where he co-led the firm’s global research and advisory efforts on the “Future of Manufacturing.” Lou has helped Fortune 100 executives, start-ups and government leaders in developing and executing strategies to compete in the digital industrial age. He also founded TRG, an industrial-tech-focused advisory and investment firm, and spent the first chapter of his career in engineering and manufacturing in the auto industry. He has a MBA and MS in Mechanical Engineering from MIT where he was a LFM Fellow, a MS from Michigan-Dearborn, and BS from Notre Dame.