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Paul L. Gunn Jr

Founder at KUOG Corporation

Huntsville, United States

Paul L Gunn, Jr. has built a career around procurement, logistics and supply chain. His impressive track record in this domain is evidenced by the firms he has owned and their flawless delivery performance records. Some of his noteworthy capabilities include: consulting, training and project management, implementing quality management systems, and technology solutions for global organizations leading cross-functional teams in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and America. He is also a proven leader in lifecycle and business process management. He is a USA Today and Wall Street Journal Best Selling Author.

Mr. Gunn has taken an active role in all the firms he has owned, and as such KUOG Corporation, he leverages his preferred servant leadership style and SME to drive all project phases from proposal generation to planning and execution. Notably, Mr. Gunn previously led one of his firm’s largest Quality Management System implementation projects for highly visible DoD end users. KUOG Corporation made the Inc's 2021 list of Fastest Growing Privately firms at #273.

His previous firm was listed as one Inc's Fastest Growing Privately held firm at #67. Mr. Gunn holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Georgia State University and a Master of Science in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. He is also a Founder to Watertusk Corporation.

Available For: Advising, Authoring, Consulting, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: Atlanta, GA
Speaking Topics: Empathy in Business, Supply and Procurement

Paul L. Gunn Jr Points
Academic 0
Author 63
Influencer 60
Speaker 1
Entrepreneur 20
Total 144

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Company Information

Company Type: Company
Business Unit: Executive
Theatre: USA
Media Experience: 15
Last Media Interview: 02/17/2022

Areas of Expertise

Business Continuity
Business Strategy
Change Management
Culture
Customer Experience 30.10
Customer Loyalty
Diversity and Inclusion
Entrepreneurship 30.17
Govtech
Leadership 32.57
Management
Marketing
Procurement 35.10
Sales 30.19
Supply Chain 32.98
Sustainability 30.17
Edtech 30.12
Future of Work 30.05

Industry Experience

Aerospace & Defense
Building Materials, Clay & Glass
Chemicals
Engineering & Construction
Federal & Public Sector
High Tech & Electronics
Manufacturing
Metal Products
Oil & Gas
Primary Metal & Steel
Wholesale Distribution

Publications

3 Article/Blogs
Why Brands Should Use Their Influence To Make A Difference
Forbes.com
April 15, 2021
Use your power for good.

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Tags: Customer Experience, Entrepreneurship, Leadership

Why Empathy Wins and Selling Doesn't
Entrepreneur.com
February 08, 2021
Connect deeply with your customers by being empathetic to the reason they seek to buy.

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Tags: Customer Experience, Entrepreneurship, Sales

How to Lead Kids Down a Path to Entrepreneurship in 2021
Entreprenuer
January 17, 2021
When it comes to the next generation and private sector problem solving? Teach your children well.

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Tags: Leadership, Edtech, Future of Work

1 Book
Succeed the Right Way: What Every Compassionate Business Person Must Know
Leaderspress
October 16, 2021
THERE’S THE RIGHT WAY AND THEN THERE’S EVERYTHING ELSE.
The road to sustainable, long-term success is not one of domination and defeat; it’s a path walked by a quiet warrior whose weapons are kindness and compassion. The recent global pandemic has changed our world forever. As the pieces are slowly put back together, the call for empathy and communicative awareness has never been more readily sought after, especially in the business.
In his latest publication, Succeed the Right Way, Paul L Gunn Jr. demonstrates how the new landscape of business leadership will be defined not by rigid stoicism, but through emotional intelligence. Drawing on myriad real-life examples, Succeed the Right Way is the de facto guide to living a successful life grounded in kindness and compassion.

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Tags: Leadership, Procurement, Supply Chain

1 Founder
CEO at KUOG Corporation
Entrepreneur Leadership Network Contributor
January 09, 2022
Paul L Gunn, Jr. has built a career around procurement, logistics and supply chain. His impressive track record in this domain is evidenced by the firms he has owned and their flawless delivery performance records. Some of his noteworthy capabilities include: consulting, training and project management, implementing quality management systems, and technology solutions for global organizations leading cross-functional teams in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and America. He is also a proven leader in lifecycle and business process management. He is a USA Today and Wall Street Journal Best Selling Author.

Mr. Gunn has taken an active role in all the firms he has owned, and as such KUOG Corporation, he leverages his preferred servant leadership style and SME to drive all project phases from proposal generation to planning and execution. Notably, Mr. Gunn previously led one of his firm’s largest Quality Management System implementation projects for highly visible DoD end users. KUOG Corporation made the Inc's 2021 list of Fastest Growing Privately firms at #273.

His previous firm was listed as one Inc's Fastest Growing Privately held firm at #67. Mr. Gunn holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Georgia State University and a Master of Science in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. He is also a Founder to Watertusk Corporation.

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Tags: Leadership, Procurement, Supply Chain

1 Panel
Road Map to Sustainability
IDare
October 15, 2021
Speaking on the importance of Empathy in Supply Chain and sustainability

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Tags: Leadership, Supply Chain, Sustainability

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