Theresa Metty, 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.