David “Craig” Yeack
- Global IT Director, Hanson PLC
- VP Services, BMG Seltec aka Five Cubits
- VP Professional Services, Alkon Corp
Craig Yeack started his professional career at Battelle, the world’s largest nonprofit research laboratory. His role focused on mathematical algorithm development for computer-aided design and machining, with the group ultimately commercializing a successful CAD/CAM software product through a venture-backed spinoff. While at Battelle, he also contributed to mathematical algorithms and technology for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents using near infra-red spectrographic analysis, targeted toward the commercialization of diabetes testing devices.
After Battelle, he held Vice President roles at two independent software vendors, Alkon Corp and BMG Seltec (now both dba as CommandAlkon), serving the international mining and construction materials industry. His roles included leading software development, service, and professional service. He has also worked closely with venture capital and private equity concerns, helping onboard and integrate acquisitions such as Track IT, a mobile phone-based truck tracking system. His primary expertise is specialized software development and services for vertical integration with mainline ERP for large, enterprise applications.
After BMG Seltec, Yeack held the position of Global IT Director for Business Process at Hanson PLC (now dba Heidelberg Cement AG). He joined Hanson at the invitation of executive management to globalize IT operations spanning 1600 locations in 14 countries through Governance, Architecture and Outsourcing.
Yeack holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from The Ohio State University. He was awarded patents through General Motors and has published several papers including SAP’s industry strategy whitepaper “Best Practice IT for the Bulk Construction Materials Industry.”Back to BCMI Team