David Rice

 

David has 28 years of beverage and consumer goods industry experience focused in manufacturing, supply chain,  quality management, and business management experience.

 

David led the effort to design and deploy business solutions for supply chain, manufacturing, and quality management during his 13 years working for Coca-Cola Enterprises.

 

As the Consumer Goods and Distribution Industry Technology Strategist for Microsoft Corporation, David spent 5 years helping many of the largest consumer goods manufacturers in the nation with solutions to optimize their supply chains, enable consumer facing digital marketing, provide demand analytics, improve sales force in-store execution, and optimize trade promotion management capabilities.

 

David started his career spending 10 years successfully operating a small scale computer manufacturing company with direct industry, retail, and mail order sales. Here he built a solid foundations for his career in manufacturing and supply chain management solutions.

 

David holds a bachelor degree in Business Administration with a focus in Marketing.

 

David has over 5 years’ experience as an award winning home brewer. He has taken home brewing to a level of sophistication few have achieved by combining his brewing knowledge, experience with industrial process controls, and beverage industry quality control expertise.