Carl Caruso is responsible for the vision, strategy and execution of master data management across the thirteen US operating companies that comprise the Consumer Sector of Johnson & Johnson. He manages a newly formed business department which has responsibility for all data which defines the Customers, Vendors, Materials and Supply Chains for the companies. Mr. Carusos strategy for MDM was formed from earlier experiences in his 20 year career as a mechanical and process engineer within the world of high speed manufacturing. Mr. Carusos experience implementing Six Sigma and Lean methodologies on high speed manufacturing processes proved to be invaluable when looking at data creation processes. From design engineering and R&D, Mr. Caruso went into supply chain management where he had success managing portions of the Johnson & Johnson portfolio of products. In this arena, Mr. Caruso managed various domestic and international supply chains with direct responsibility for customer service, cost, quality and compliance. His drive toward standardized process in business management landed him in a leading role in the design and implementation of supply chain processes within the initial SAP implementation that is now running all of J&J US Consumer. His broad knowledge of the SAP design as well as deep understanding of the master data within the system has led him to his current position. Mr. Caruso holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA.
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