Todd Taylor

Professor of Practice (FSC)
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4706
Professor of Practice (FSC)
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4706

Biography

Todd Taylor is a professor of practice with W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. His expertise is in blockchain and supply chain technologies, supply chain strategy, transformation, analytics, optimization, integration, visibility and collaboration, ecommerce, order management, and channel management. 

Among the projects that he has managed: Huawei: Supply Chain Transformation; Schneider Electronics: Supply Chain (Inventory and Portfolio) Optimization; Global Electronics Company: Full portfolio, eCommerce Redesign. Global, Order to Cash process mapping and optimization (country by country); and Global Industrial Manufacturer: Risk Management.

He professional experience includes efforts with Aperio.cloud., as founder of Blockchain Application and Service Development; IBM China Global Business Services (2 years) where he led the SCM Team at Huawei and Electronics Industry Team; OPS Rules Management Consultants (1+ year), as founding partner.; and MicroAge (2 years), where he was the Mobile Product Category manager. With Hewlett-Packard (15 years), he was the High Tech Industries lead (6 years) and led industry solution development (supply chain, PLM, CRM, MES), sales and delivery of these offerings, as well as account planning and trained global account leaders for the top 50 accounts in this industry segment. He was also the Manufacturing Solutions lead (4 years) and led Enterprise Solutions (5 years) in the area of solution dev. and delivery. 

Education

  • Master's of Intl Mgmt, Thunderbird 1997
  • B.A. Brigham Young University 1995

Research Interests

Primary areas of research include:

  • Blockchain
    • platforms to facilitate value chain integration, visibility and core transaction processing and recording.
    • Network liquidity through the use of cash-equivalent tokens and insurance tokens
  • Digital supply chain transformation  
  • Supply Chain technology
  • Supply Chain transformation 

Courses

Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 300Global Supply Operations
SCM 394Special Topics
SCM 479Supply Chain Strategy
SCM 493Honors Thesis
SCM 593Applied Project
WPC 598Special Topics
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 479Supply Chain Strategy
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 394Special Topics
SCM 493Honors Thesis
WPC 493Honors Thesis
WPC 494Special Topics
SCM 591Seminar
SCM 593Applied Project
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 394Special Topics
SCM 479Supply Chain Strategy
SCM 493Honors Thesis
WPC 494Special Topics
SCM 591Seminar
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 479Supply Chain Strategy

Consulting

IBM Global Services - Partner, High Tech Industry Lead and Supply Chain Practice

 

Founder of OPS Rules Consulting - Now Accenture Analytics

 

Board

Aperio - aperio.cloud

 

 

Industry Positions

HP, Hewlett Packard - Supply Chain solutions, high tech industry leader, manufacturing solutions leader.