Prior to joining Kalypso, Richard held senior positions with a number of global consultancies. Former roles included director in the Manufacturing and Energy practices of Deloitte Consulting, vice president in the Oil & Gas practice of HCL Axon, and managing director with EnterSys Group, where he also served as the managing partner for several years. Richard began his career as an industrial engineer with The Gillette Company.
Richard has extensive experience assisting global, complex organizations to plan and execute large-scale change efforts by utilizing new business models, revamped business processes and advanced technologies. Throughout his consulting career, Richard has specialized in program and project management, program planning, process redesign, organizational change management, economic and strategic justification and approaches for attaining value from enterprise solutions. He has also authored and implemented several related consulting methodologies and approaches.
Richard has held several leadership positions within Kalypso including Industrial & High-Tech Practice Leader, Managing Partner – Europe, and Global Managing Partner. As Managing Partner of Kalypso, Richard spearheaded the establishment of Kalypso’s operations in London and Kalypso’s European Innovation Center in Bucharest, Romania. Richard currently serves as the Regional Director for Kalypso in the Asia Pacific Region and as delivery quality assurance partner for many of Kalypso largest engagements. Richard also led the development of Kalypso's Pulse outsourced managed services offering and the firm's industry-leading PLM implementation methodology, Rapid Results.
Outside of Kalypso
Richard lives in Kingwood, Texas with his wife and two kids.
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- MBA, Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon
- BS in Industrial Engineering Operations Research, University of California, Berkeley
“Many IoT platforms are relatively new to the market, so finding experienced IoT developers and solution architects to work on and maintain a system is a challenge,” says Richard Mizuno, Asia-Pacific principal and regional director at Kalypso, a Rockwell Automation Company.