Lee Wachter

Lee G. Wachter has built a professional reputation around his skill in improving operations and productivity. He currently serves as the President and Chief Ingenuity Officer at Interactive Ingenuity, LLC, a Connecticut- based boutique consulting firm which can be reached online at www.interactiveingenuity.com. Lee G. Wachter previously acted as the Senior Vice President of Operations and Information Technology at Berkshire Blanket, Inc. In this capacity, he contributed to the operation of a large bedroom products design and marketing company that supplies stores such as Macy’s, Target, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., and a number of international retailers. In two years with Berkshire Blanket, Lee G. Wachter garnered a number of impressive accomplishments. He spearheaded a supply chain optimization that resulted in a 35% reduction in shipping times and a 95% decrease in charge backs. In a related measure, Lee G. Wachter managed warehousing and distribution changes related to bringing a third party logistics partner to work with the company. Beginning in 2008, Lee G. Wachter also oversaw exciting new developments in company strategy, internal growth, vendor relations, channel development, and new product releases. Lee G. Wachter supported a 90-million-dollar profit and loss statement in order to meet profit and expense goals. Under Lee G. Wachter’s management, the company improved efficiency and earned a score in the 100th percentile for its operational success, achieved via a focus on retail compliance requirements, well-run inventory management, and accurate forecasting. Previously, Lee G. Wachter led Interactive Ingenuity from 2004 to 2008. Prior to this position, he contributed his talents as Senior Vice President at Cendant in Norwalk, Connecticut, from 2001 to 2003. Lee G. Wachter has also worked at companies such as Diageo North America, Olympus America Inc., Citicorp POS Information Services, and PepsiCo Inc. Lee G. Wachter holds an undergraduate degree from Syracuse University in New York and a Master of Business Administration from Northeastern University.