About Author:

Ray Celli
President
Optiera, Inc.

Mr. Celli is a leading expert on transforming performance in business real estate, facilities, general services, procurement and supply chain management. He has produced over $1 billion in value for clients across several global regions. Mr. Celli has acted as a key planning, sourcing and execution agent for several financial service organizations, and for retailing, higher education, communications, catering, manufacturing, health care, extraction, design and development organizations. He has led corporate purchasing, real estate, design, construction, facility and general services operations in various capacities at Compass Group, Deutsche Bank, USF&G Insurance, Alexander & Alexander and General Dynamics. In addition, as a consultant, he has been instrumental in developing sustainable performance improvements for dozens of other major organizations. Mr. Celli received M.B.A., Master of Architecture and A.B. degrees from Washington University in St. Louis, USA. He has developed programs, workshops, articles and panels on Geo-Economics and many other topics for several organizations. He has worked and traveled worldwide.

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