Hector Barresi is a highly accomplished senior executive with more than two decades of experience in Industrial Product Development & Management, Digitalization, and M&A. Awarded two times for innovation, he is widely recognized as a driving force behind accelerated business growth, innovative breakthrough products, and successful acquisitions that have generated millions of dollars globally.
Throughout his career, Hector has held executive positions including Chief Product Officer and head of product development with prestigious corporations like Honeywell, Danaher, General Electric, Spectris, IMI, and IDEX across North America, Europe, and Latin America. He has built and led effective organizations worldwide that consistently exceeded their business goals, earning him a reputation as a dynamic and results-driven leader.
Currently, Hector assists CEOs of mid-size industrial companies, executive boards, and private equity firms in developing and executing revenue growth strategies that rely on highly differentiated innovative products and exceptional teams, leveraging his deep understanding of industrial markets, innovation, and organizational leadership. His focus on revenue growth is complemented by his expertise in M&A due diligence, post-merger integration, and value creation through business transformation, effective organizations, and talent retention.
Hector also provides strategic planning, lean enterprise Hoshin-Kanri, and Six Sigma consulting services to help businesses achieve their goals consistently in a predictable fashion.
Hector is a sought-after industry expert and advisor, serving as an IoT, AI/ML mentor at the Chicago Bosch Connectory incubator, and has been mentor at the Chicago mHUB incubator and on the Board of Advisors for the CUBE incubator in Reno, NV. He is frequently featured in various online and printed publications, has been featured on the Discovery Channel, and is a regular contributor on LinkedIn, where he shares his insights on ethical AI, innovation, ESG, digitalization, and PE investments.
Hector holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MBA. He is certified in Six Sigma and Hoshin Kanri and consults in English, Spanish, Italian, French, and Portuguese.