As President of Stanley X, Michelle leads Stanley X in building new sources of growth and countering potential disruption to key areas of Stanley Black & Decker. This includes incubating internal startups, ecosystem development and partnering with other companies with aligned interests.
Prior to this role, Michelle was CEO with 3D Control Systems, a startup in the digital manufacturing industry providing a SaaS software solution.
Previously, Michelle was the GM and Global Head of Automotive, 3D Printing and Digital Manufacturing, at HP Inc. In this role, she built a business in the automotive vertical through deep levels of customer engagement and growing HP’s presence in the industry.
Prior to this role, she was Global Head of 3D Printing Commercial Development & Expansion at HP Inc. She focused on growing the market through customer engagements, global alliances, and new applications ensuring the best customer experience and outcomes. Her main focus has been and currently is transforming industrial companies from analog to digital providing new and different business models that drive growth and differentiation.
Before joining HP, Michelle had a long career at several GE businesses. She held multiple executive leadership roles spanning from Service, Supply Chain, Sales, and Product Development at GE Healthcare and Industrial Solutions as well as scaling a start-up business at GE Digital.
During her many years of being involved in the GE Women’s Network, Michelle started and led two Women’s Network hubs in St. Louis, Missouri and Washington, DC. Also, she co-led GE Girls executive corporate program team focusing on girls in STEM.
Prior to joining GE, Michelle held various positions in engineering, supply chain, service, sales, and quality at Dana Corporation (Tier 1 automotive) and Nikon Inc. (biomedical & industrial metrology).
Michelle holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the Missouri University of Science & Technology and is based in San Francisco, California.