When you think of advanced manufacturing, you think of technology and smart machines. However, the key ingredient of advanced manufacturing is people, and manufacturing desperately needs more of them.
A recent MAGNET survey found that a critical shortage of skilled workers is the primary impediment to growth for manufacturing companies. Skilled workers are going to become even more in demand as America’s manufacturing industry is projected to have 2.4 million unfilled positions over the next eight years.
What is a growth-focused manufacturer to do?
In order to compete globally (and win), you need the right people, with the right skills, in the right jobs. Join us to discover practical and innovative ways to help your company close the talent gap and start building your workforce of tomorrow, today.
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Dr. Ethan Karp, President and CEO, MAGNET
As President and CEO of MAGNET, Ethan Karp brings his wide range of experiences to drive economic prosperity in Northeast Ohio through innovation and invention. Prior to focusing on building the future of Ohio from its strength in manufacturing with MAGNET in 2013, Ethan advised Fortune 500 companies to innovate and grow with global consulting firm McKinsey in Cleveland. Ethan is a trained scientist who spent many years trying to uncover how the brain works while attaining a Ph.D. in Chemical Biology from Harvard and undergraduate degrees in physics and biochemistry from Miami University. Ethan volunteers as the Board Chair of the Cleveland/Cuyahoga Workforce Development Board, Cleveland Leadership Center, Midtown Cleveland, and the Jewish Education Center of Cleveland.