Mr. Douglas K. Gates

Global Head of Industrial Manufacturing and Aerospace & Defence

KPMG in the U.S.

Doug has over 30 years of experience both in consulting and industry positions. Doug is currently leading teams delivering major operational improvement projects across a variety of industrial companies. In addition, he is the National Leader for KPMG’s Innovation and Engineering service area. In his various roles Doug has focused on a broad set of major industrial clients in areas of engineering, operations, outsourcing and IT transformation. Doug’s industry experience includes over 20 years at a major Aerospace and Defense company in various Program Management and IT positions.

  • Masters of Business Administration, Pepperdine University

  • Bachelor of Arts, Business Economics and Political Science, University of California at Santa Barbara

  • Certification in Six Sigma

  • Member of AIA