Manufacturing Operations: Before and After the IPO

  • How manufacturing operations leaders prepare for a Direct Listing / IPO
  • Understanding and reinforcing the strengths and weaknesses of your manufacturing capabilities throughout the journey
  • Sharing best practices and lessons learned in a rapidly growing company preparing to Direct List / IPO
  • Simplifying your communications in manufacturing operations capabilities and bringing others on the journey

Stephanie Pullings Hart
SVP, Operations
Warby Parker

Ms. Hart is currently the Senior Vice President of Operations at Warby Parker. During her tenure, Warby Parker went public through a direct listing, opened a second optical lab, and has maintained exceptional quality and customer service as the company continues to inspire and impact the world with vision, purpose, and style.  Prior to joining Warby Parker, Ms. Hart was the Senior Vice Presidents of Global Operations at Beyond Meat, where she was part of the leadership team that took the company public in one of the best performing IPOs by a US company in almost two decades. Ms Hart has also held senior operating positions at Nestle and Jenny Craig.