Nada R. Sanders, PhD
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Dr. Sanders is the Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University. Previously she served as the Iacocca Chair at Lehigh University and as the West Chair and Professor of Supply Chain Management the M.J. Neeley School of Business, Texas Christian University, where she was also Research Director of the Supply and Value Chain Center. She holds a Ph.D. in Operations Management and Logistics, and an MBA, from the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University, as well as a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.
Dr. Sanders is an internationally recognized thought leader and expert in forecasting, predictive analytics, risk management and supply chain management. Her expertise is in identifying best practices in forecasting, developing a corporate technology strategy, and creating a resilient supply chain. She is author of the books Big Data Driven Supply Chain Management (Pearson), Foundations of Sustainable Business (Wiley), Forecasting Fundamentals (BEP) as well as Supply Chain Management: A Global Perspective in its 2nd edition (Wiley), and is co-author of the book Operations Management, in its 6th edition. She was ranked in the top 8 percent of individuals in the field of operations management from a pool of 738 by a study of research productivity in U.S. business schools, is a Fellow of the Decision Sciences Institute, and has served on the Board of Directors of the International Institute of Forecasters (IIF), Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), and the Production Operations Management Society (POMS). She was co-founder and Associate Editor of Foresight: The International Journal of Applied Forecasting.
Consulting & Leadership
Chief Logistics Officer at Green Mountain Coffee Rosters
I had first met Dr. Nada Sanders several years ago through an industry group called Supply Chain Leaders in Action (SCLA) where we worked together in leadership roles. Since that time, Nada and I have partnered on numerous industry projects and presentations.
Nada is one of the most knowledgeable supply chain professionals I have had the good fortune of knowing. She is a master of technical supply chain topics, has a focus on lean sigma and continuous improvement, is collaborative in approach and is a true visionary in her strategic view of the supply chain industry.
It is for these reasons that I offer my highest of recommendations for Nada as an educator, consultant and business leader.