Tom Despres’ background includes deep experience in electronics and electro-mechanical manufacturing in Telecommunications, Networking and Data Storage. He has led global teams in Operations, Supply Chain and Manufacturing for more than 25 years. Building on his Operations tenure, he also has VP experience in Global Account Management for accounts totaling close to five-hundred million dollars at the second largest Contract Manufacturing company in the world. He’s been an entrepreneur, a leadership trainer and an author.
Leveraging his ten year stint in Latin America and his passion for cross-cultural learning, Despres authored a book entitled “The Cultural Connection: An Expatriate in Latin America” to serve as a cultural guide for leaders working across borders between US and Latin America.