Douglas Kent

Executive Vice President - Strategy and Alliances at Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM)

Mr. Douglas Kent - Executive Vice President at ASCM, has joined the 6th International Procurement and Supply Chain Conference 2021 by Blue Ocean Academy as a member of the Advisory Board.

Mr. Kent implements his expertise for managing SCM channel partners and alliances at ASCM. His role mostly focuses on driving innovation and responding to the supply chain resiliency requirements that ASCM is well-positioned to deliver with new ways to tackle Learning and Development needs, corporate supply chain transformation requirements, reliable advanced research and benchmarking, best practices for adoption of digital capabilities and more.

Mr. Kent holds an MBA from Pepperdine University's School of Management and studied at Harvard University during his post-graduate years. He taught Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management for the MBA Program at the International University of Monaco and Supply and Demand Management, Lean/Six Sigma & SCOR for France's SKEMA Business School in the Masters of Supply Chain and Purchasing Program.

Mr. Kent has served as a Board member of APICS Supply Chain Council and is the former Managing Director of PwC. He is also the author of many Supply Chain articles and has been a Speaker at various international conferences .