Joseph Heim


Executive for planning, launch and management of new product business units with experience in development and management of analytic infrastructure resources for manufacturing, services, and health care organizations.

Research Scientist – 2009 – present

  • Development of engineering methods for design and analysis of healthcare delivery systems.
  • Improving the performance of complex manufacturing supply networks.
  • Teaching and advising industrial and systems engineering graduate students and practicing professionals.

Terex Corporation, Aerial Work Platform Division – 1998 – 2009

  • Director of Marketing Services, responsible for market research, sales and operations planning and global product pricing coordination.
  • Director of Supply Chain Planning and Analysis, led development of resources to plan and coordinate a globally distributed network of production facilities and suppliers.

University of Washington, Department of Industrial Engineering – 1993-1998

  • Tenure track professor teaching and conducting industry-focused manufacturing systems research

National Research Council, National Academy of Engineering 1991-1993

  • Senior Program Officer and Postdoctoral Fellow leading studies concerned with federal technology and manufacturing policy

InfoSystems Design and Integrated Production Systems – 1977-1991

  • Co-founder and executive responsible for launch and growth of two software businesses that developed products for manufacturing, healthcare and commodity trading firms.