Event Date: Wednesday, 28th September, 2016, 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Venue: The Tasting Room, 1101 Uptown Park Blvd., Houston, TX 77056


You are invited to an evening of networking and learning at The Tasting Room inUptown Park on Wed, Sept 28th from 4 to 6-30 pm.  Please join Steve Skarke, Vice President at Kaneka North America over drinks and hors d’oeuvres  to listen to how  this local chemicals manufacturing company has undertaken Digital Transformation.  Steve will share with us the following learnings from Kaneka’s journey as they moved from paper based manual processes to mobile applications:
  • Creating the Vision for the Digital Enterprise
  • Building the Business Case
  • Realizing the Vision-Solution Details, Timeline, Security
  • Lessons Learned/Pitfalls to Avoid
  • Business Benefits
  • Roadmap: Bots – Messaging/Text interface to systems to Simplify Work

Speaker: Steve Skarke is Vice President at Kaneka Americas Holding Inc, and as part of management, is responsible for leadership development and coaching.   He led the Digital Transformation at Kaneka by partnering with their IT leadership and deploying several mobile applications for Enterprise Asset Management and other areas.  Steve excels in providing the direction necessary to generate and deliver innovative ideas and effective solutions in highly competitive, rapidly changing business environments. Steve has served on multiple Boards including The Kaneka Foundation, Texas A&M Chemical Engineering Advisory Council, and East Harris County Manufacturers Association.  He has global experience acrossU.S., Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, and Belgium.