Meet Max, the Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer at Raven
With 13+ years in management, operations and continuous improvement, it’s no wonder Max is described as a passionate, vibrant and resourceful leader by his colleagues in the manufacturing world. From working on the shop floor to pitching technology in the boardroom, Max shapes his career around making a positive impact throughout factories and the frontline’s work life.
“Raven’s unique technology and ability to deliver measurable value to manufacturers is why I decided to join Raven in the first place, but our success of the last few years should really be attributed to our team of passionate, driven and creative individuals. They get up every day pushing to make a difference and are the real reason why our vision is becoming a reality.”— Maxime Blouin, Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer at Raven
Max’s positive impact and passion for the industry has helped drive Raven’s success
In Max’s role here at Raven, he’s committed to growing the company, focused on automated contextualization and OEE improvement technology, built to improve the day-to-day work of frontline teams. Through his leadership, Max has driven successful market entry, increased deployment of our smart factory solution across the globe, and has managed a growing team of motivated employees. His accomplishments are many, with some of them including:
- Established and executed business growth strategies and boosted revenue by 3x for 2 years in a row
- Exceeded expectations three years in a row by delivering an effective go-to-market plan
- Grew company from 15 to 63 employees within 2 years, averaging 7% MoMG and net churn of 0.4%
- Dedicated to building a diverse and equitable company with 46% of the team being women
“As someone who started working for Raven in 2022 with no manufacturing experience, the strong understanding and empathy for the manufacturing world that Max has, on top of the passion and determination to better the work lives of the frontline, has truly made me believe in what we do and gets me excited to work every day — this positive energy multiplies across the organization and among customers.”— Marisha Sesto, Senior Demand Generation Manager at Raven
About Top 10 Under 40 by Manufacturing Automation
The Top 10 Under 40 is an inaugural program presented by Manufacturing Automation. The winners include industry professionals across Canada with strong initiative, a commitment to innovation and are highly regarded by their colleagues and clients.
Read the full version of Max’s Top 10 Under 40, along with the other winner profiles, here.
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