How Value Engineering Powers Innovation
Optimizing an enterprise's technologically innovative projects through value engineering.
Craig L. Squires, CVS, is Managing Partner of NWIS.net and Immediate Past President of SAVE International. He is a Certified Value Specialist (CVS), the highest certification level in value engineering (VE). He is recognized globally in the VE community for his contributions to advancing VE and related technologies. He completed his term as President in June 2013 after serving as Executive Vice President (2009-2011), VP - Global Affairs (2007-2009), and Houston SAVE Chapter President (2005-2007). In 2012, he was the third recipient of the "Distinguished VE Service Award" from SJVE, Japan's VE society. He was also the first non-Korean to be awarded SKVE's highest award for excellence in VE. In 2009, he was recognized with the "Rising Star Award" by SAVE International. He has a bachelor's degree in international relations and a minor in Japanese. Along with 25+ years in international business development, he speaks five languages, including Japanese (fluently) and Chinese (Mandarin).