Tom Dawes

Tom Dawes

Tom Dawes is a self-confessed ‘Recovering Manufacturer’; after studying for a PhD in Supply Chain Collaboration Technologies, Tom faced a crossroads between entering the Technology or Manufacturing sectors. He chose Manufacturing, but after several successful years as an MD within the Aerospace treatments industry, the global downturn in this sector caused him to rethink. Now armed with in-depth industry insight, Tom formed Valuechain, a provider of Smart Manufacturing Software. He has developed a clear vision of how companies will collaborate in the future as integrated Valuechain’s and the importance of technology to improve productivity, unlock collaboration and build intelligence.