Brian Tilley Joins TBM as Managing Director of Technology

Morrisville, N.C. – November 1, 2018 – TBM Consulting Group announced today that Brian Tilley recently joined the company as Managing Director of Technology. He reports to TBM Vice President, Ken Koenemann. In his role, Brian will lead product development and drive growth for TBM’s web-based software, Dploy® Solutions.

Brian brings deep experience leading teams involved with Industry 4.0, the industrial internet of things, analytics and digitization implementations in manufacturing companies. He will be responsible for developing additional technology service offerings that will drive significant value for TBM clients.

“We help manufacturers get the edge on competitors by using technology to make more informed decisions, take action sooner, and capitalize on opportunities faster,” said TBM Chairman and CEO, Bill Remy. “Brian’s experience gives him a unique perspective on IT applications that will help manufacturers achieve clear business objectives and maximize their return on investment.”

With experience in both continuous and discrete manufacturing operations, Brian has worked for consumer goods, chemicals, mining, oil and gas, electronics and electric utility companies. Throughout his career he has focused on “lighting up manufacturing,” exposing what’s going on in the plant using M2M, SCADA, IIoT, manufacturing intelligence, and other manufacturing IT systems.

Prior to joining TBM Consulting Group, Brian served as an executive-at-large for a global consulting firm. Before that he was COO of a remote-monitoring, SaaS company serving the water/wastewater and oil and gas sectors. He spent 17 years in the chemicals and mining sectors leading IT and control system transformations.

Learn more about Brian Tilley and read about his perspective on the industrial internet of things, advanced analytics and cognitive manufacturing. 

Brian earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Kansas and an MBA from Wichita State University. He lives in Highlands Ranch, Colorado with his wife, teenage sons and three dogs. He currently spends his weekends at high school sporting events, camping in the mountains and lovingly restoring a 1967 Chevy Chevelle SS. Connect with Brian on LinkedIn.

TBM Consulting Group, founded in 1991, is a management consulting firm with emphasis on operations and supply chain consulting for manufacturers and distributors. TBM’s work has been documented in the acclaimed book, Lean Thinking, by Womack and Jones. TBM has a proven track record including thousands of successful case studies with demonstrated results in performance improvement and accelerated value creation. The firm started European operations in 1994. Since then, TBM has worked with companies across 30 different countries throughout EMEA.