Keith Gockenbach


We found the following information about Keith Gockenbach at Sundrop Fuels, where this person has worked as a Sr Vice President, Operations since 2013. Keith's total work experience is over 31 years, during which time this expert had at least 16 jobs at different places to develop skills. Keith studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management from 1996 to 1997. Currently, Keith Gockenbach lives in Westminster, Colorado. You can contact with Keith by searching for phone number or email address or find exhaustive information by requesting access to the person's additional details from Connexy.
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Jul 10, 2022
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Westminster, CO


Sundrop Fuels
Sr Vice President, Operations

Longmont, CO



Work History

Sr Vice President, Operations

Longmont, Colorado
Responsible for manufacturing operations, including the planned biomass to gasoline complex in Alexandria, Louisiana.
from Mar 2013


New Venture to convert Biomass to Fuels.
from Dec 2008

Leading Change, Developing Leaders, and Business Building

Global, with a Focus on North America
Independent Consultant, specializing in advising small to medium sized chemical, food ingredients, pharmaceutical intermediates, and biofuels companies. Working with a network of industry sp...
from Nov 2008

Board Advisor and Management Consultant

Advised small, family-owned chemical and food ingredient producer on all aspects of the business. Provided Management Consulting in two separate engagements to implement Manufacturing Excell...
Aug 2006 — Mar 2011

Vice President and General Manager, Developing Businesses

Kingsport, Tennessee
Eastman was growing through expansion into new products, markets and Internet ventures. Asked by the CEO to reorganize and unify the disparate growth efforts of the company (~60 ongoing effo...
Jan 2003 — May 2004

Vice President and General Manager, Performance Chemicals and Intermediates ($1.3 billion revenue)

Kingsport, Tennessee
In 1998, Eastman had 11 business organizations. By 2003, three of the original 11 entities were consolidated under my leadership. As VP/GM, led continuous roll-up and consolidation of underp...
Mar 2000 — Jan 2003

Vice President and General Manager, Industrial Intermediates

Kingsport, Tennessee
Selected to lead this $700M basic chemicals business (1,500 employees) during an ongoing $200M chemicals complex startup in Singapore as well as an $80M polymer intermediates plant in Tennes...
Jan 1998 — Jan 2000

Vice President of Manufacturing. Latin America

Miami, Florida
As part of the CEO of Eastman’s directive to grow the company to a $20B entity through expansion, charged with leading growth in Latin America, including potential acquisitions. Responsible ...
Jun 1997 — Dec 1997

Sloan Fellow, MIT Sloan School of Business

Greater Boston Area
As the youngest corporate recipient of this tri-annual honor, selected by Eastman to attend MIT’s Sloan Fellows Executive Education Program as a full-time, full tuition, paid employee. With...
May 1996 — May 1997

Superintendant, Cellulose Esters Manufacturing

Kingsport, Tennessee
As head of the largest of eight manufacturing divisions in Kingsport, TN and youngest division head in Eastman, asked by president to redesign the work systems (1,000 employees) to meet the ...
Sep 1993 — Apr 1996

Superintendant, Acid Concentration Department

Redesigned all work systems for this 130-person chemical manufacturing department to raise level of performance. This project was a key initiative for President of Tennessee Eastman.  Reduc...
Jun 1990 — Aug 1993

Staff Assistant to the President, Tennessee Eastman

Kingsport, Tennessee
Identified as a high potential professional, supported site president and four vice president’s. In this highly visible role, 1) built workforce redesign models, 2) managed emergency communi...
1989 — 1990

Manager of Development, Acid Division

Kingsport, Tennessee
Managed two process improvement groups and one pilot plant to support the R&D efforts of 50 manufacturing processes.
1988 — 1989

Area Manager, TPA Department

Kingsport, Tennessee
Managed the department responsible for all polymer intermediate production, half the acetic acid production, and all inert gas production for Tennessee Eastman. Safely and effectively mana...
1986 — 1988

Chief Startup Engineer, Coal Gasification

Kingsport, Tennessee
Led permitting, procedure writing, training, and startup for the first commercial operation of this coal gasification licensed technology (900 ton-per-day unit), from design start-up to full...
1980 — 1986

Development Engineer, Acid Division

Kingsport, Tennessee
Completed process improvement projects in four operating departments.
1977 — 1980


Vice President
Chief Executive


Organizational Leadership
Change Leadership
Strategic Planning
Strategy Development
Manufacturing Excellence
New Business Development
Change Management
Product Development
Management Consulting
Cross Functional Team Leadership
Contract Negotiation
Mergers and Acquisitions
Start Ups
Business Strategy
Project Management
Process Engineering
Operations Management
Process Improvement

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Westminster, Colorado is the place where Keith Gockenbach lives

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Keith Gockenbach worked at Sundrop Fuels, Peridot Energy.

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Keith studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management from 1996 to 1997.

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This professional works in Chemicals industry.

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This person has such skills as Organizational Leadership, Change Leadership, Strategic Planning, Chemicals, Strategy Development, Restructuring, and Manufacturing Excellence.