Theresa, a C.P.M., is CEO of Metty Advisory Group. She formerly was senior vice president and CPO for Motorola, Inc., where she oversaw all direct purchases, ranging from components and materials to third-party services and software. Prior to being CPO, Metty served as senior vice president and general manager of the supply chain for Motorola's largest business unit — Mobile Devices.
Prior to joining Motorola in November 2000, Theresa was vice president of procurement at IBM, responsible for $45 billion in purchases. Metty was a key driver of change at IBM and achieved outstanding results in procurement transformation, cost reduction and client satisfaction, which contributed to IBM's winning the Medal of Professional Excellence in 1999.