NOV ASQ New Haven sponsered meeting: LEADERSHIP: IS THERE A LEADER IN YOUR LEADERSHIP? WITH JIM ZELEM
Jim Zelem is a former VP of Operations who transitioned to be an effective leader that coached many successful teams. Jim started his career as a simple factory worker who held many positions such as Industrial and Manufacturing Engineer as he worked his way up to VP.
His inquisitive nature and troubleshooting talents were instrumental with him obtaining his EE degree. He became very proficient with process improvement. It was through process improvements that allowed him to get leadership buy-in and build successful teams.
Jim currently resides in Madison, Wisconsin. He loves sports as he officiated high school football for 18 years. Jim still remains active as he volunteers for the Red Cross and the Senior Center. He enjoys walks in the woods, swimming and golf.
Jim strongly believes that experience is a great teacher as it helped him throughout his
career. He believes his experiences in leadership and teamwork can definitely help others. Jim created a blog site “urjustanumber.com” to share these experiences and has opened the blog site for others to tell their story as well.