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NUTC AVR - 6 - "Leveraging Technology for Supply Chain Resilience under COVID-19"


When: Thursday, May 7, 2020
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Central

Where: Online
Webcast Link

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Open to the public / no registration required -

Contact: Bret Johnson  

Group: Northwestern University Transportation Center

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings


Northwestern University Transportation Center is pleased to announce the sixth in its series of Asynchronous Virtual Roundtables open to the public on Transportation, Logistics and Supply Chain Networks under COVID-19.

"Leveraging Technology for Supply Chain Resilience under COVID-19"


NUTC Asynchronous Virtual Roundtable - 6

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Featured Speakers:

+  Stephen Brobst is Chief Technology Officer for Teradata Corporation and Managing Partner at Sampo Technologies & Systems. He specializes in the design and construction of analytic solutions for Fortune 500 companies, and has authored numerous books and articles related to advanced data management techniques. Stephen performed his graduate work in Computer Science at MIT where his Master’s and PhD research focused on high-performance parallel processing. He also completed an MBA with joint course and thesis work at Harvard Business School and the MIT Sloan School of Management. 

+  Stephanie Kolaczynski is the Chief Operating Officer at FourKites. She joined FourKites in 2015 as an early stage employee and leader of the customer delivery and service organization. Stephanie previously worked in HR and benefits management for Zenefits, an SaaS startup, where she led the Client Support team. Stephanie has also held management positions in Customer Support and Supply Chain at McMaster-Carr. Stephanie holds a BS in Organizational Communications from Northwestern University and an MBA from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business.

+  Hani Mahmassani, NUTC Director and the William A. Patterson Distinguished Chair in Transportation at Northwestern University, will moderate this asynchronous virtual roundtable. Dr. Mahmassani brings over 35 years of research, academic and professional experience in transportation systems analysis, network modeling and logistics systems. He also currently serves on the International Advisory Board of the Panama Canal Authority. 

+  Yossi Sheffi is the Elisha Gray II Professor of Engineering Systems at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he serves as Director of the Center for Transportation and Logistics (MIT CTL), teaches and researches systems optimization, risk analysis, and supply chain management. Dr. Sheffi founded the MITx MicroMasters in Supply Chain Management and MIT's Master of Supply Chain Management degree, in addition to launching the Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence (SCALE) global network. He has founded five successful companies, and authored several books on supply chain resilience and logistics. 



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