Colin Speakman

Principal & Global Practice Leader, Consumer

Colin utilizes over 15 years of CPG industry experience to guide clients on how to turn their questions and vision into answers and action.

Colin Speakman, Principal & Global Practice Leader, Consumer | Kalypso

Colin leverages his global industry experience (he held brand management roles at Kraft Foods where he managed product re-inventions and developed a long-term innovation pipeline for several iconic brands) to deliver actionable advice for today's CPG leaders. The time he has invested in his work, coupled with his hands-on approach to understanding how things "really work" within an organization's functions enables him to help organizations develop and improve digital innovation capabilities through technology, organizational design, and business processes.

Colin received his MBA from the University of Virginia (Darden) and a BS from Case Western Reserve University.

Current Projects

Colin's efforts have included time developing global innovation and corporate strategies, advising how to leverage advanced analytics and digital technologies to drive better innovation efforts, capability building around effective Regulatory, Quality & Food Safety Management and Compliance practices (including FSMA), the management of innovation portfolios, effective Change Management, along with the how to leverage enterprise-wide technologies like Product Lifecycle Management (PLM).

Outside of Kalypso

When he’s not at a client site, these days you can find Colin either at home with family in Virginia, somewhere up in the air, or if it’s the fall probably in his seat across from the ‘Dawg Pound’ in Cleveland Browns Stadium.

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Featured Media

Kraft Heinz, AB-InBev Take Digitalization Plunge

Ingles and Tisdell headlined the wide-ranging panel discussion at the Food and Beverage Industry Forum focusing on consumer-packaged goods (CPG) on the first day of Automation Fair 2021 this week in Houston. They were joined by Colin Speakman, global director of consumer products at Kalypso, a Rockwell Automation company, and moderator Steve Deitzer, VP of CPG enterprise accounts at Rockwell Automation.

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How Data and an Agile Mindset Cut Costs and Boosted Yield

Colin Speakman, principal at Kalypso, discusses turning data into information with actionable insights enables an organization to develop a sense of how they should react and prepare for a new normal.

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