Events

SCALE Alumni ReConnect 2012

The annual MIT SCALE Alumni ReConnect welcomes alumni back to campus to network with each other and continue their professional education.

ReConnect 2012 begins with a reception on the evening of June 28 and continues through the early afternoon on June 29.

Our guest speaker in the morning is Frank Quinn, Editor, Supply Chain Management Review “What's Hot in Supply Chain Right Now”. Because of Frank’s unique position as the editor of the leading journal in SCM, he has a great vantage point to see the world of supply chain management.

SCILS Seminar -- Jim Berlin, Founder and CEO of Logistics Plus, Inc.

Entrepreneurship and leadership in logistics

Starting and growing a logistics company from 3 to over 300 people, presence in 20 countries and $100 million in revenue is an exciting journey. However, it is not always smooth sailing and requires constant adaptation to changing business and economic landscape. Jim Berlin will provide his perspective on how he manages the company, inspires people and takes on new business opportunities.

Jim Berlin, Founder and CEO of Logistics Plus, Inc.

MIT SCALE Graduate Programs Webinar Series: Why the MIT Global SCALE Network for Talent? : The Hiring Company Perspective

This final webinar in our MIT Global SCALE Supply Chain Graduate Programs 2012 series was conducted on March 14, at 11:00 am EST.

This informative session entitled, "Why the MIT Global SCALE Network for Talent? : The Hiring Company Perspective"  featured Daniel Stanton, Supply Chain Professional Development Manager, Caterpillar Logistics, Inc., Norbert Nusterer, Vice President New and ReCon Parts, Cummins, and Ryan Quinlan, Sr. Operations Manager, Amazon.

MIT SCALE Graduate Programs Webinar Series: Where Do We Go From Here? - The Alumni Perspective

This informative session entitled, "MIT Global SCALE Graduate Programs - Where Do We Go From Here? - The Alumni Perspective" features alumni from our SCALE centers in the US, Europe, and Latin America. You will learn learn about what happens to students after they graduate from the MIT Global SCALE graduate programs. Listen to alumni talking about their experiences post program, what they are doing now, and how they are applying their learnings in their current roles.

Slide Show Presentation

Supply Chain Innovation and Leadership Series (SCILS) -- Peter D. Gibbons

Peter D. Gibbons
Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain Operations

Starbucks Coffee Company

Supply Chain’s Role in Facilitating Business Strategy

As Starbucks executive vice president, Global Supply Chain Operations, Peter D. Gibbons is responsible for all of the products that contribute to the Starbucks Experience – from the coffee in your cup, to the cup itself and the table it rests on – at every Starbucks store around the world.

Supply Chain Innovation and Leadership Series (SCILS) -- Roger Bloemen

Roger Bloemen, Vice President Global Supply Chain, Solutia

From Business Strategy to Supply Chain Strategy

Roger Bloemen is Vice President, Global Supply Chain for Solutia.  He has degrees in Bio Engineering,  Industrial Engineering and Business Administration  from University of Leuven, Belgium. Roger has an executive MBA from Stanford University and gives frequent lectures on Supply Chain strategy at key business schools around the world.   Last year Solutia won the Belgian Pics Supply Chain award.