Experts from five companies to discuss job opportunities, career paths, and required skills in fast-growing profession

Supply chain management (SCM) is one of the fastest growing professions today, and demand for young professionals with SCM degrees and experience is exploding. To help practitioners, academics, and college students explore those opportunities, the New England Roundtable of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) is sponsoring a symposium on job opportunities, skills, and career paths in supply chain management. The event will be held March 23 at Bentley University in Waltham, Mass. (See event details below.)

A panel of supply chain experts will discuss job opportunities, career paths, and expectations in their companies and organizations. Other topics will include what supply chain organizations are looking for in college graduates, how academia is preparing students for a future in supply chain management, what young professionals need in order to get promoted, and more.

Professor Mark Davis of Bentley University and practitioner Giles Taylor will chair the symposium. Speakers will include:

  • Francois Charvet, Lead Data Scientist, Boston Consulting Group
  • Matthew Menner, Sr. VP, Sales – Transportation Management, Transplace
  • Greg Taylor, Vice President Project Management, DAIFUKU/ Wynright Corp.
  • David Sapienza, VP of Operations, Boston Scientific 
  • Francois Kouroriez, Managing Director, Heidrick & Struggles

This event is designed for practitioners, academics, and college students in supply chain management as well as human resource and hiring managers.