New England Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition

APICS - The Association for Operations Management North Shore Chapter 20 and Boston Chapter 10    --   The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) New England Roundtable    --    The Northeast Supply Management Group, A Special Interest Group of ISM®

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New England Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition

2011 New England Supply Chain Conference and Exhibit - Bruce Arntzen Bio

Bruce Arntzen, PhD
Senior Research Director at MITís Center for Transportation & Logistics

Bruce ArntzenDr. Arntzen is a Senior Research Director at MITís Center for Transportation and Logistics. He also is the Executive Director, MIT Supply Chain Management Program where he oversees SCM Curriculum, student admissions, faculty selection, and student job placement. He also leads the MIT Hi-Viz Supply Chain project which is developing automated board-ready visualizations of the supply chain and its critical risk pathways. .

He has taught classes, led change teams, managed a corporate industrial engineering group, led numerous SC process and network modeling projects, and advised clients on supply chain management for over 20 years. He has lectured in undergraduate and executive education programs at Northeastern University, MIT, Penn State, WPI, University of North Florida, and the University of Wisconsin. He has published key articles in Operations Research, Interfaces, CSCMP proceedings, and Supply Chain Management Review.

He has led CEO-sponsored supply chain transformations in a wide variety of industries: Chemicals, Electronics, Industrial Equipment, Retail, and Consumer Goods Products. His clients include 3M, ExxonMobil, HP, Dell, Cisco, Pratt & Whitney, Siemens, Huntsman Chemical, Clark Shoe, and the Hard Rock Cafť.

Dr. Arntzen co-founded a supply chain consulting firm, Avicon Partners, LLC., led industrial engineering groups at Digital Equipment Corp., performed operations management consulting at Arthur D. Little, Inc., and served as an economic analyst at The World Bank in Washington, DC. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences including CSCMP, WERC, and INFORMS. He is currently serving as the Past President (3-Terms) of the New England Chapter of CSCMP (New England Roundtable).

Dr. Arntzen holds a PhD from MIT, an M.S.E from Johns Hopkins, and a B.S. and B.A. from Bucknell University.

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