Louis Gobern

Gobern PictureLouis works closely with clients to develop and deliver practical, implementable, and strategic solutions through the use of proven approaches, methodologies, and standards.  He has led global projects with cross-functional teams in Asia, Europe, Middle East, and America.

Louis is an Exemplar Global certified ISO 9001 Lead Quality Auditor, a certified Project Management Professional, and Designated Demonstrated Master Logistician. He successfully completed the ISO 20000 Information Technology Services Management System and ISO 27001 Information Security Management System lead auditor courses. He also has his ITIL Foundation Certification.

While in the U. S. Army, Louis aided in the ISO 9001 implementation and certification of a $357M Operational Readiness Services program. He consulted on a $85M Logistics Support Operation proposal and led a $15M Logistics Support and Supplier Management initiative.  

Louis managed a Lean Rapid Improvement Event that improved repair production by 37% for a $60M Defense National Maintenance program. He was the Information Security Officer for a 1500-person group, and led a team that provided Information Systems support for a 5200-person organization.

As a Project Manager for SAIC, he directed one of their largest ISO 9001 initiatives across a Joint Integrated Logistics and Transportation Solutions operation. He also managed a project on data integrity, data security, and business process improvement that improved efficiency by 35%.

Louis conducts third-party ISO 9001 audits for one of the nation’s largest certification bodies. He has provided training and consulting through the Florida Manufacturing Extension Partnership.

Louis has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Hawaii Pacific University and a Master of Science in Management from the Florida Institute of Technology.