MAPI Announces New Director of Research and Content Strategy
Arlington, Va. – November 26, 2018 – As the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) connects manufacturers with the ideas they need to make smarter decisions, the organization is pleased to announce the hiring of David Beckoff as director of research and content strategy.
“We are pleased to welcome David to MAPI. He brings substantial experience that will add significant value to our research function,” said Stephen Gold, president and CEO of MAPI. “As manufacturers navigate new challenges stemming from trends in digitalization, technology, talent, and trade, we have ambitious growth plans to deliver valuable business insights to our members and the wider manufacturing community.”
Beckoff most recently served as research director at Gartner (and formerly CEB) for five years. Prior to his role at Gartner, he managed research at the Association for Financial Professionals and worked in research at Freddie Mac.
“I am delighted to join the team at MAPI. I look forward to working with a very talented team and an exceptional network of manufacturing leaders in developing research and insights to help our members make smarter business decisions,” said Beckoff.
MAPI’s 2019 slate of research will focus on top trends and challenges spanning digital transformation, automation, analytics, and talent management. The research will include collaborations with valued MAPI partners in the private sector while emphasizing the core areas of expertise for MAPI including manufacturing finance, governance, and operations, as well as growth and innovation.
Founded in 1933, the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation is a nonprofit organization that connects manufacturing leaders with the ideas they need to make smarter decisions. As the Manufacturing Leadership Network, its mission is to build strong leadership within manufacturing to drive the growth, profitability, and stature of global manufacturers. www.mapi.net