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Erik Einset

Erik Einset

Operating Principal

Location
Greater Philadelphia Area
Industry
Venture Capital & Private Equity
Current
  1. Global Infrastructure Partners
Previous
  1. GE Healthcare,
  2. GE Water & Process Technologies,
  3. GE Global Research Center
Education
  1. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
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Global Infrastructure Partners

Global Infrastructure Partners

Operating Principal

– Present

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Background

Summary

Operational excellence (OE) leader with global industrial experience in pharmaceutical, chemicals, materials manufacturing, and infrastructure industries. PhD Chemical Engineer with 17 years of experience with GE in product development, sales, and quality / Operational Excellence. Currently an Operating Principal / LP at the private equity firm, Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) where we are applying operational best practices in the fund assets to increase EBITDA, cash, and fund valuation. Core skills in identifying ways to create value leading to profitable growth and increased asset valuation.

Specialties:Materials, chemicals, and pharmaceutical manufacturing; Infrastructure operations: ports, airports, logistics, waste management, energy from waste, gas pipelines, geothermal power, and water treatment operations. P&L analysis, IP protection, change management, NPS, Six Sigma toolkit, Lean & TPS principles, modeling and simulation, product development, strategic sales, VCP and BCP.

Experience

Operating Principal

Global Infrastructure Partners
– Present (6 years 3 months)

Supporting fund investments origination and operations in Energy and Transportation to maximize EBITDA, asset valuations, and returns.

Lean Six Sigma Leader - Global Operations

GE Healthcare
(1 year 8 months)

Operational Excellence leader for GE's $2B pharmaceutical business, Medical Diagnostics (formerly Amersham Health).

Corporate Account Manager - Power Industry

GE Water & Process Technologies
(4 years 7 months)

Account manager for major power industry customers for the use of water and process treatment chemicals and equipment. Accountable for overall account growth and profitability.

Engineering Manager (Grinding products) & MBB

GE Superabrasives
(6 years 3 months)

Various roles, including Development Engineer for Wire Die & Drilling product lines, Engineering Manager for Grinding Products, and Commercial Master Black Belt.

Materials Scientist

GE Global Research Center
(4 years)

Led projects on improving materials processes through modeling and experiment. Worked on CVD diamond deposition, plasma spraying of ceramic TBC's, and the reactive melt infiltration of fiber reinforced bulk ceramics.

Education

Cornell University

BS, Chemical Engineering

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