38,000+

International attendees

750+

Exhibiting companies

4,000+

Conference delegates

180+

Ministers & CEOs speaking

60+

Countries represented

James Weinberg

Chief Executive Officer North America Floating Energy Group

BIO

James C. Weinberg Profile Currently CEO of North America for Floating Energy Group, a Norwegian based energy company. Retired Senior partner with Booz Allen & Hamilton working with Fortune 500 and international clients to develop and implement the strategies and actions required to achieve financial objectives, build critical capabilities, and enable organizational change. Focused on strategy, operations and IT for engineered product industrials. Engagement experience includes e-commerce strategy, organization effectiveness improvement, mergers and acquisitions, engineering and product development capability building, manufacturing improvement, overhead cost reduction, IT strategy and organization, outsourcing and strategic investment reviews. Career FLOATING ENERGY GROUP NA. 2020-Current CEO NA leading the building of the NA business development and technical support capabilities. SENIOR MANAGEMENT ADVISOR – New York 2010-Current Assisting businesses and start-ups in strategy, market segment definition, mergers, organization design and funding. BOOZ, ALLEN & HAMILTON – Chicago, IL and McLean, VA 1990-2009 Senior Partner leading strategy, operations and technology advisory services for engineered products and transportation clients. Friends of the National Zoo 2005-2014 Elected to Board of the Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ) in 2005 and elected President of the Board in 2009 for a two-year term. FONZ is a 501C3 corporation with the mission to support the Smithsonian National Zoo in providing membership and operational support services. KPMG – Chicago, IL 1979-1990 Partner leading emerging technologies consulting practice focusing on emerging computing technologies in the Chicago office. Arthur Andersen & Co.– Chicago, IL. 1973-1979 Senior Manager in the IT consulting practice across many industries including banking, retail, manufacturing, publishing and chemicals. Articles and Publications Delivering On Its Promise – Supply Chain Management Booz Allen Hamilton Viewpoint SCM at 21 – The Hard Road to Adulthood CSO Magazine Enterprise Resilience Strategy&Business Five Fallacies of Automotive Offshoring Booz Allen Hamilton Viewpoint CEO/CIO – Can This Marriage Be Saved? Booz Allen Hamilton Viewpoint Port Security War Games – Implications on U.S. Supply Chains Booz Allen Hamilton Viewpoint Kiss and Make Up – Industrial Manufacturers Need to Improve Relationships With Their IT Organizations Booz Allen Hamilton Viewpoint Keynote speech at European Space Agency annual conference – Managing Innovation Keynote speech at Advanced Manufacturing Show – Understanding Product Profitability Taught MBA courses at Kellogg School of Management Northwestern University Education Southern Illinois University - BS Business Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management - MBA