CEO of IndustryStar

William Crane,  CEO of IndustryStar, an Ann Arbor, MI-based on-demand supply chain services and software technology company that partners with leaders to reduce the cost, time, and risk of bringing new product ideas to production and beyond. Crane is a trusted advisor in supply chain with demonstrated results starting, launching, and enhancing procurement, logistics, supplier quality and manufacturing organizations.

His work has appeared frequently in the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), Institute for Supply Management (ISM), Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and Sourcing Industry Group (SIG), among others. Crane’s passion for bringing technologies to market that have a positive impact on the world can be found via his blog Supply Chain for Tomorrow’s Technology.

Crane is also Host of the Supply Chain Innovation podcast where he interviews top industry change-makers to uncover strategies, tactics, and tools to expedite, optimize, and de-risk supply chain operations.