As a managing director, Matt Townsend specializes in advanced manufacturing practices, strategic advisory, additive manufacturing, digital transformation, manufacturing process monitoring, and optimization for profit enhancement services to performing and distressed companies.
Matt Townsend has over 25 years of experience that combines a unique blend of both automotive industry shop floor and professional strategy roles that have formed his significant expertise within the manufacturing and automotive sectors. He specializes in a wide range of automotive industry disciplines including advanced product quality planning, statistical process control, and lean manufacturing. Matt’s skills within those advisory service lines of digital transformation include supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), logic strategy, computerized maintenance management system (CMMS), and process data evaluation with process monitoring (track and trace).
Matt is an industry expert in big data machine learning and automated decision making. Prior to joining Conway MacKenzie, Matt worked for Dana Corporation, a Tier 1 global supplier of propulsion systems, serving as director of advanced manufacturing engineering and digital transformation.