2020 Software, Innovation & Technology Speakers
Daniel McDermott, Consultant; Huco Consulting
After graduating from Rice University in 2011 with a degree in ecology and evolutionary biology, Dan joined Huco Consulting and quickly became one of Huco's subject matter experts for mandatory reporting requirements. Currently, he is Huco Consulting's Enviance practice lead as well as heading up Huco's Greenhouse Gas Reporting team. He has worked with several of Huco's customers to implement EMIS solutions and set up standardized processes for monitoring and tracking air and water data.
Max Rutz, Managing Director for Safety Strategy, Optimization, and Compliance; Delta Services Group Inc.
Max is the Managing Director for Safety Strategy, Optimization, and Compliance at Delta Global Services. He is responsible for the development and implementation of key EHS strategies, analytics, and process improvements; as well as DGS's EHS management framework, and overall training implementation and compliance.
Prior to Delta Global Services, Max worked in EHS leadership roles at General Electric and Greif, where he partnered with operations and EHS teams to identify improvement opportunities and strengthen EHS processes, tools, and initiatives that resulted in significant performance improvement and world-class injury and illness rates.
He's also managed EHS for dispersed workforces, focusing on employee and leadership accountability in EHS, and focus programs designed to reduce employee injuries and improve quality.
Max holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan. He lives with his wife and daughter in Houston.