Announcing the 2021 Groundbreakers Awards Winners

At Tulip, we celebrate the individuals who enable change through new solutions in their operations. We’re thrilled to recognize the winners of the first annual Groundbreakers Awards.

Golden Shovel Award Winners

The Golden Shovel is an award granted to outstanding engineers to recognize the work they do breaking ground to build solutions for their organizations.

Engineers and other App Builders are the boots on the ground in organizations. They’re in the weeds of your operations, ensuring that everything is working and running smoothly, everyday. With their vast knowledge, they are often the ones who build and continuously improve solutions to streamline your processes.

Alistair Adams

Alistair Adams
Quality Engineer
Mack Molding

Aparna Alavilli

Aparna Alavilli
Data Scientist
New Balance

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Petrus Johannes Geldenhuis
Continuous Drug Product Manufacturing Engineer
Vertex

Peter Hartnett

Peter Hartnett
Manufacturing Engineer
Protolabs

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Thorsten Langner
State-Certified Technician in the Field of Mechanical Engineering
GILDEMEISTER Drehmaschinen GmbH (DMG Mori)

John Leahy

John Leahy
Project Manager
Laerdal Medical

Alan Madorin

Alan Madorin
Manufacturing Engineer
Terex

Mathieu Rey
IT Product Manager
Cartier

Dave Staehle

Dave Staehle
Production Manager
Rich Brilliant Willing

Golden Blueprint Award Winners

The Golden Blueprint recognizes outstanding systems visionaries.

These operational advocates map the way for systems innovation in their organization. They understand the “art of the possible” and strive to build systems that support where the organization ought to be and can be versus entrenching the way things have always been. Golden Blueprint candidates are always looking to the horizon to plan the right solutions for the right tasks.

Eric Singer

Eric Singer
Business Process Engineer
IFF

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Audra Kirkland
Director, Digital Manufacturing
Terex

Dan Ron

Dan Ron
Engineering Manager
Dentsply

Dan Meyer
Manufacturing Engineer
Smith & Nephew

Youri Regnaud
Business Capability Manager
Cartier

Golden Bulb Award Winners

The Golden Bulb is the award granted to outstanding industry visionaries.

Executive leaders who support and enable digital transformation and innovation are lights to the organizations and broader industry as well. By championing new solutions, they show commitment to empowering their team’s success.

Marc Nash

Marc Nash
Senior Director of Operations
Outset Medical

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