Jorge Puente is Vice President of Kelly Engineering, the third-ranked engineering staffing provider in the U.S. that connects more than 10,000 engineering candidates each year with opportunities on the cutting edge of their fields — including autonomous vehicle technology, robotic process automation, green energy and more. In this role, he leads a team of engineering workforce solutions professionals who support clients — including 90 of the Fortune 100 — with direct-hire and contract staffing, business process outsourcing solutions and project services. Prior to joining Kelly in August 2020, Puente spent nearly 20 years as an industrial engineer in the energy sector, with postings in North America, South America and Europe. He earned a B.S. degree in industrial engineering from Purdue University.