With a rich blend of technical and leadership skills, Manli Deng excels as a Director of Program Controls at Type One Energy Group. Her career, spanning over 18 years, is characterized by significant contributions in engineering, operations, and program management. Manli’s expertise in both Waterfall and Agile methodologies has revolutionized organizational efficiency and development processes, particularly through her adept use of Agile practices like Kanban and Sprint Planning.
Her educational and professional qualifications are extensive, including PMI-ACP, PMP, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, an MBA, and a master’s in industrial engineering with a focus on Operation Research. Manli’s journey includes 13 years at Intel Corporation in semiconductor manufacturing development, three years at Micron Technology in their Program Management Office. In the past two years, Manli has been driving advancements in fusion research and development program management, demonstrating her commitment to pioneering in the field of sustainable energy.