Full Name
Sean Ketter
Job Title
Vice President, Supply Chain Operations
Oshkosh Corporation
Speaker Bio
Sean Ketter is responsible for global supplier performance, supply chain compliance, risk management and technology for Oshkosh Corporation. Sean leads the creation and deployment of strategy and common processes to understand and improve how Oshkosh Corporation and its global supply base work together. Ketter is also leading a global effort to develop a more intelligent supply chain focusing on people, processes and technology.

Since joining Oshkosh Corporation in 2006, Ketter has led successful initiatives including the launch of the Oshkosh Supplier Network (OSN), the historic M-ATV supplier launch in 2009, the introduction and adoption of advanced quality planning, the startup of the JLG Tianjin facility supply base, the development of the GPSC Supplier Academy and oversaw the supply chain operations for Oshkosh Corporation’s newest facility in Leon, Mexico. He is currently leading the largest process and technology modernization initiative in the company’s history.

Before joining the company, Ketter served in various roles with John Deere. Positions included strategic sourcing, product development, quality and supplier development. Ketter holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial and systems engineering and a master’s degree in manufacturing systems engineering, both from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Ketter serves as a member of WEDC’s Transformational Productivity Initiative (TPI) steering committee, is an executive board member of the University of Wisconsin School of Business’ Erdman Center for Operations and Technology Management and serves on the board of directors for the Wisconsin Procurement Institute.
Sean Ketter