Janet Knecht is the Head of Operations and Product Management in Vanguard’s Investment Strategy Group. Her role focuses on articulating business structures from theoretical abstractions through end-to-end process design, process capabilities, and business re-engineering. She leads a team who create value through sustained transformation efforts. Previously she was a project manager in the Global Process Excellence Office in Vanguard’s Investment Management Group where she responsible for globalizing and standardizing the core business and investment processes.
Since joining Vanguard in 2007, Ms. Knecht has also held positions in both the Institutional and Retail Divisions at Vanguard. Ms. Knecht earned a B.S. from Rider University and an M.B.A. from Drexel University. She holds Lean Six Sigma and Six Sigma Master Black Belt certifications from Villanova University.