Dean Sorensen is the founder of the IBP Collaborative: a firm that advises organizations about processes and technologies that enable step change improvements to how they plan, manage and govern their business. Dean has a unique mix of strategic, financial and operational experience across dozens of manufacturing companies in Consumer Products, Food and Packaged Goods, Automotive, Aerospace, Industrial Products, Chemicals, Steel and High Tech sectors.
Dean has been working in the area of Integrated Planning and Performance Management (IPPM) over a decade. This includes a number of years working with two IPPM software companies, where he designed highly advanced solutions based on technology that has yielded billions in value for organizations.
Dean is a recognized thought leader that speaks and writes about the need for, and value of, greater integration between strategic, financial, sales and operational management processes. Particularly about their role in driving sustainable cost reduction, consistent strategy execution and operational excellence. He has held senior level positions with KPMG, Accenture and AT Kearney. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration from York University in Toronto and a Chartered Accountant designation in Canada. He is also certified in Production and Inventory Management from APICS.