Tim Nelson


Tim graduated Cum Laude from San Diego State University with a BS with Distinction in Finance and then spent several years working in various finance roles for several large organizations. He received his MBA from the University of Chicago specializing in Operations and Accounting. Tim founded Midwest Industrial Packaging, Inc. (MIP) in 1987, which was sold to Illinois Tool Works (ITW) in 2000. Spent seven years as Vice President and General Manager for ITW helping to manage and improve several divisions. In 2008, he founded a new packaging equipment company while performing consulting projects leading transformational projects to improve businesses ranging from $50 million to $100 million in revenue. He has helped transform over 8 different business units utilizing the techniques and processes discussed in the book.