David Steven Jacoby is a well-known expert in the global supply chain. He is changing the supply chain game. He has written make books on the topic, which you will find in his Bio below. To learn more about David, visit these websites:
http://www.supplychainification.com/ (COMING SOON)
David is the President of Boston Strategies International, a consultancy that helps energy companies and national governments develop strategic value chains for critical materials, components, and equipment to achieve superior profitability and energy independence. He is teaches Operations Management and Supply Chain Management at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering and is a Senior Fellow at Boston University’s Institute for Global Sustainability, as well as a former adjunct professor at Boston University’s Questrom Graduate School of Business. He wrote Guide to Supply Chain Management for The Economist, Reinventing the Energy Value Chain for PennWell Books, and four other books on supply chain management and international trade. He earned his MBA and a Masters of Arts from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and his academic and professional contributions to the field of supply chain management span hundreds of publications and media events. He holds supply chain certifications including C.P.M. CTL, CIRM, CFPM, CSCP, and AEE.
He has served as an advisory board member at New York Energy Week and a Chief Judge at the International Supply Chain Educational Association and was previously an international management consultant at Kearney and Oliver Wyman in the United States, France, Brazil, Hong Kong, and elsewhere.
David is passionate about building businesses that transform global supply chains. Based on extensive management experience in energy, automotive, transport, and retail in more than 50 countries managing and advising executive leadership teams, he has deep and practical first-hand knowledge of what’s on the other end of your international supply chain and how you can use that information to reduce cost, grow revenue, and increase shareholder value.
To learn more about David, please visit https://davidstevenjacoby.com/
YOU ARE JUST A NUMBER PODCAST WITH JIM ZELEM
Jim is a former VP of Operations who transitioned to be an effective leader that coached many successful teams. Jim started his career as a simple factory worker who held many positions such as Industrial and Manufacturing Engineer as he worked his way up to VP.
Jim’s strength is in process improvement. He quickly learned the value of teamwork when evaluating and implementing improvements. He strongly believes that experience is a great teacher as it helped him throughout his career. He is of the opinion that his experiences in leadership, process improvement, and teamwork can definitely help others. Jim has created this podcast to share these experiences and has opened a blog site for others to tell their story as well.
While doing these podcasts, Jim has discovered how the power of passion has fueled so many people. His podcasts now include stories of passion.
Jim has recently authored the book “Stepping Stones of Leadership” which lists some essential steps that he believes will guide you on becoming an effective leader. Every step is supported by stories of his own personal experiences. He is presently working on his next leadership book with more stepping stones to come…