Wayne Mackey - Principal

Wayne MackeyMr. Mackey's expertise is grounded in more than 20 years of hands-on management of large engineering, manufacturing, and procurement organizations. His management consulting focuses on product/service development, especially in areas of collaborative design, metrics, supply chain management, and business strategy implementation.

A natural change agent and leader, he has counseled Fortune 500 companies, major universities (Stanford, MIT, Carnegie-Mellon University), and government agencies in product development, supply chain management, and rapidly implementing enterprise-wide change. He also has worked as a senior scientist, material operations manager, program manager, engineering manager, and systems engineering manager.

Vital Stats

Principal with Product Development Consulting, Inc. since 1997

Member of: IEEE (senior member), International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), IEEE Engineering Management Society IEEE Information Theory Society Society of Concurrent Engineering (SOCE) Product Development and Management Association (PDMA)

Co-author, Product Development and Management Association's PDMA ToolBook 3 (2007)

Co-author of Value Innovation Portfolio Management (2006)

Industry advisor for The Management Roundtable and the International Association of Product Development

Keynote speaker on rapid organizational change and a featured speaker on performance improvement, metrics, voice of the customer, supply chain management, and product development


20-year veteran of the high tech, aerospace, and automotive fields

Earned a BS in electrical engineering and economics from Carnegie Mellon University and an MS in engineering from Loyola Marymount University.

Leader of the Nationwide Metrics Task Force in 1997

Participant in Stanford University's Integrated Manufacturing Association/Global Supply Chain Forum, the American Society of Quality (ASQ), and MIT's Lean Aircraft Initiative.