Ken is President of Silbert Partners. Ken’s businesses include owning several Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa franchises, with 2 spas currently opened and 8 additional stores planned over the next 4 years. Ken is also a senior advisor and a business development executive for an information systems company. Ken has been an active angel investor in Jumpstart NJ, and has judged at the annual NJTC Venture Conference for the past 3 years.
Before retiring from Accenture at the end of 2009, Ken was a results-focused executive with over 25 years of experience focused on Operations and Supply Chain Management. As the Managing Partner for Accenture, a $25B global consulting company, Ken was responsible for Accenture’s North American Supply Chain Practice. This included supply chain strategy, demand/supply planning, order management, fulfillment, warehousing, transportation, logistics, manufacturing, product development, product lifecycle management, strategic sourcing, procurement, service management, supply chain ERP systems and supply chain outsourcing covering all industries.
Ken has an exceptional track record in achieving strong results for clients as well as starting up, building and growing externally recognized leading consulting businesses. In addition to Ken’s work with commercial clients, Ken was the partner responsible for all of Accenture’s work with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) since their creation in 2002 and was Accenture’s Program Manager for the Department of Homeland Security’s $10B, 10-year US-VISIT program.
Ken’s experience crosses a wide range of industries, including; retail, Ecommerce, communications, wholesale/distribution, utilities, industrial equipment, electronics, publishing, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, consumer products, paper converting, direct fulfillment and government.