E. Kidder (Kit) Meade

Group VP Marketing
Litton Industrial Automation

Kit Meade spent 25 years as a consultant to and executive in the automotive industry. He served as Executive VP of Lamb Technicon, a supplier of high volume machining and assembly lines; as Group VP Marketing for Litton Industrial Automation, including the startup and operation of a manufacturing joint venture to produce diesel engine components. He served as a consultant to several Tier 1 suppliers and OEMs after founding EKM III, Inc. in 1997. He currently is involved with the application of lean manufacturing inventory methods and technology in the health care industry.