World-class expert on greenhouse gas and carbon management software. Technology-fluent business executive with proven ability to operate and profitably grow companies, manage programs and projects and to achieve business results with technology. Distinguished competence in finding, quantifying and organizing to achieve value propositions.
Jan 2002 - Present
Don Bain, P.E.
Interim executive and management consultant. Adviser to multiple tech start-ups. Active in venture community. Contributing author to CIO Wisdom II, More Best Practices.
Hands-on experience with web 2.0, virtual worlds, consumer and enterprise applications. Extensive applied research on social software, behavioral economics and practical neuroscience for improved usability and insights into user behavior. International executive experience including positions in U.S.A. and Europe. Active in the venture community.
2009 - Present
Executive-level leadership and consulting for profitable business performance in a carbon-managed world.
- Expert in carbon management software
- Program and project management leadership
- Supply chain performance improvement while managing carbon
- Greenhouse gas management and accounting
- Expert in quantifying carbon inventory uncertainty
- Expert on readiness of people, process and technology for managing carbon
- Scenario planning
- Business case development.
Aug 2009 - Present
Technologist and Consulting Engineer
Deep, hands-on evaluation of multiple software packages used to report emissions to The Carbon Disclosure Project and in support of the WalMart supplier program. Regarded as a world expert on carbon management software. Specialized on conformance to the GHG Protocol Corporate Standard, data and calculation methods, implementation methods and risk. Published contributor to the Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) Accounting and Reporting Standard, a.k.a the supply chain standard, supplement to the GHG Protocol Corporate Standard.
Nov 2006 - Jan 2008
V.P., General Manager, Solutions
The Electric Sheep Company
Delivered results to corporate clients entering and participating in virtual worlds such as Second Life. Strategy, design, implementation, and project management. Delivered clear and profitable value propositions to clients. Rapidly grew professional staff to $5 million P&L first year.
2004 - 2006
Board of Directors, Member
Robin Hood Ventures
Early stage investing and advisory services, specializing in the web, mobile and enterprise applications. Extensive networks established with regional investing, commercialization and academic organizations. Served on the board of the Pennsylvania Angels Network.
Jul 1996 - Dec 2001
Ernst & Young
Supply chain and enterprise systems. Led study of 175 ERP implementations including SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Baan and JD Edwards for best practices and key methods to achieve business value and success.
Jan 1993 - Jun 1996
President and Chairman
Developed and implemented international growth strategy, including acquisitions in The Netherlands and start-up in the U.K. Executive with $33 million U.S. P&L. Lived and worked in Europe.
Aug 1979 - Dec 1992
Division GM, Program Manager
Created new Manufacturing Systems Division growing to $5 million revenue in first year. Created Oil & Gas business unit. Program manager, project manager or engineer on over 80 process control and optimization engagements. Managed technology licensing program and j.v. in Japan. Extensive work in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, U.K., Germany, Japan, India, Taiwan, Korea, Austria, Italy, Norway, Sweden, Spain, The Netherlands, and Brazil.