WAI's Streamcast presenters are recognized, respected professional leaders and innovators within the business community, their industry, or in their area of expertise who are willing to impart their knowledge, insights, and personal stories to inspire and educate the Streamcast audiences.

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Brett Culp

Brett Culp Films

Brett Culp inspires us to engage in a passionate, meaningful mission that leaves a positive impact on the world and brings out the heroic spirit in us all.

Brett is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and founder of the not-for-profit, The Rising Heroes Project. He is known for the films, Legends of the Knight, and his latest, Look to the Sky, both of which explore the power of heroic stories and heroic individuals to inspire us to believe in a better tomorrow. His films are featured on Netflix, iTunes, Hulu, and other top digital platforms.

Through his groundbreaking non-profit documentary work, Brett has pioneered the art of creating “mini-movements” that inspire the super-human spirit in us all. His unique approach to community-building and relationship-driven engagement invite people to connect with a noble vision and make a difference together.

Passionate, energetic, and engaging, Brett encourages audiences to find the superhero within and their own path to “everyday leadership.” His insights on connecting individuals to an organization's mission and goals resonate, help us realize our greatest personal and business potential, and renew our collective sense of hope for the future and belief that our efforts can make an impact.

Jan Sørige

Enkotec Company, Inc.

Jan Sørige is The Wire Association International's president for 2020. He is also the president of Enkotec Co. Inc., Solon Ohio, USA.

Bruce Calvert

RichardsApex

Bruce Calvert is the Executive Vice President of RichardsApex and is responsible for the technical activities within the company. Prior to joining RichardsApex in 2011, he was Director of R&D for the industrial division of ICI-Croda Americas and Department Manager, Chemicals Assets for Mobil Oil.

Andrew Meyer

Electric Cable Compounds Inc.

Throughout his tenure in the wire and cable industry, Andrew’s focus has been on material development of thermoset and thermoplastic compounds. Prior to joining Electric Cable Compounds, he held positions with the Marmon Innovation Group and earned a degree in Rubber Engineering Technology from Ferris State University.

Marco Dell Oro

M.F.L U.S.A.

Marco worked at a company that produced sound proofing equipment and conveyor lines for the packaging industry for three years at the start of his career. In 1987 he joined Frigerio and worked in various roles within the company including sales in various markets and customer service. In 2001 he took on his present role as the General Manager of MFL USA.

Kiran Raza

ASACLEAN - Sun Plastech

Kiran Raza is a Technical Sales Representative with an established background in the plastics industry. Her educational background includes a Bachelor's degree in BioMedical Materials Science and Master's degree in Polymer Science and Engineering from the University of Manchester. She was born in the United Kingdom and moved to the United States in 2014. Her hobbies include writing and travel.

Christopher Van Dyke

Overview

Chris started Overview in 2018 to build manufacturing inspection tools with the powerful algorithms and low-cost cameras from the self-driving car world. Before Overview he worked at Tesla for nearly a decade where he led several engineering efforts including the design of several custom cables for electric vehicle charging.

Jerome Dapore

NDC Technologies

Jerome Dapore is a veteran of the industrial measurement and controls industry, using laser, ultrasonic, magnetic, and other technologies to improve manufacturing processes. He has held numerous leadership positions, such as Product Manager, Engineering Development Manager, Lead Engineer, and Principle Applications Engineer in these efforts.

Kari Nieminen

KN Manufacturing Solutions

Kari Nieminen is the owner of KN Manufacturing Solutions. He has a total of 35 years of wire and cable industry experience gained by also previously working with Nokia-Maillefer; Pirelli Cables and Nextrom. His work has always been a mixture of commercial and technical hands-on work on machines, controls, and process controls.

Luigi Puglia

Arkema

Mr. Puglia has 30 years’ experience in the plastics industry.

Paul Douwes

ADVARIS USA

Paul Douwes is the North American sales and marketing manager for ADVARIS which is an international software and consulting company headquartered in Bruchsal, Germany. He has been involved in the wire & cable industry for more than 20 years and brings his knowledge of the industry function and process to Enterprise Planning as well as Manufacturing Execution Systems.

Jesper Bendix

ENKOTEC A/S

Jesper Bendix is the Senior Sales Manager at ENKOTEC A/S.