Director, Outreach & Partnerships Center for Supply Chain Innovation, Neeley School of Business
Dave is recognized for the creative development of standardized systems and business processes, and for developing enabling technology throughout the entire supply chain.
During his career, Dave has implemented over 30 different computer systems – WMS, ERP, Finite Scheduling, Product Launch, and Order Entry, among others. Dave is past Chairman of the Supply Chain Council and past member of the Executive Committee of NASSTRAC. Dave is currently Executive Vice President of Industry Liaison and Talent Development for the BSMA (Biotech Supply Management Alliance).
In 1993, Dave joined Alcon Laboratories where he steadily advanced through leadership roles such as Purchasing Manager, Materials Operation Manager, and Global Supply Chain Director before becoming the Vice President of Global Supply Chain in 2005. In this role, Dave provided strategic direction for the company’s Global Supply Chain initiatives and created global centers of excellence for Purchasing, Distribution, Transportation, Customer Service, Sales and Operations Management, Data Management, Graphic Design and Artwork Development, and Product Launches. Dave retired from Alcon in 2014.