My work combines elements from agile software development with lean business startup techniques and game theory to devise elegant solutions to complex problems. My focus is in supply chains, business intelligence and new business ventures. I have advised and mentored development teams at Microsoft Xbox, Starbucks Coffee Company, U.S. Navy Medical Logistics Command and numerous smaller companies.
I spent six years as CIO of a national cooperative of distribution companies developing a suite of supply chain and e-business applications that transformed the company's operations and revenue model. For this work I won the CIO 100 Award twice for boldness and resourcefulness and I won the InformationWeek 500 Award for innovation. In 2006 I won the Premier 100 Award for career achievement.
Business strategy, effective supply chain management and the agile real-time enterprise. I live this stuff. My books are a blend of theory and practice based on personal experience that show you how to excel.
EXTENSIVE business planning and developmental experience.
REPEATED success developing large eBusiness and supply chain systems.
INCLUSIVE, multidisciplinary leadership style.
MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.