Karl Parker is a Sr. Operational Excellence Specialist serving in Saudi Aramco’s Operational Excellence Department. He joined Saudi Aramco in October of 2014 to assist with driving the implementation of operational excellence in its Downstream business line.
Prior to joining Saudi Aramco, Mr. Parker was the President & General Manager of Parker Family of Businesses (PFOB), a professional services firm offering business strategy, engineering, energy, sustainability and training solutions for public and private sector clients worldwide.
Mr. Parker has held a variety of leadership roles at General Electric, Owens Corning and other corporations. These roles include Global Lean Six Sigma Leadership, Service Business P&L Ownership, Growth Leadership, Plant Management, Global Program & Product Management, and Engineering Management. Mr. Parker’s business process and growth skills have afforded him the opportunity to deliver outstanding measurable results in multiple industries that include automotive, aviation, healthcare, building materials, military services, engineering and consulting services.
Mr. Parker has presented at several conferences, forums and symposiums on topics including: strategy, change leadership, energy, sustainability, innovation and finance fundamentals.
Mr. Parker received a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MBA in Global Business Development & Entrepreneurship from the University of Toledo. Additionally, Mr. Parker is a Sustainability Consultant, Professional Engineer and GE certified Six Sigma Black Belt.