Panel: Winning Supply Chain Transformational Leadership Practices

  • The “Winning Leadership” panel reviews recent research from the top-rated University of Tennessee’s Global Supply Chain Institute on defining Leadership Best Practices for benchmark supply chains. This research is being sponsored by Daugherty Business Solutions
  • The research includes input from 16 benchmark company SC and HR officers across Latin America, India, Europe, China, and North America. These executives defined what best practices remain the same and what leadership practices must change to win in 2030
  • Panel Attendees will review the best practices, actual examples, a case study on “High Speed Decision Making”,  as well as 10 Leadership Maxims unearthed in the research

Dave Hoyt
Chief Strategy Officer & Corporate VP

Dave is Daugherty’s Chief Strategy Officer, leading Business Advisory and Technology Strategy teams.

  • Dave collaborates with senior business leaders and CIOs across Daugherty’s 75 Fortune 500 clients leveraging leading technology and cross-industry innovation to improve business results and customer outcomes.
  • During Dave’s 20+ years in key leadership roles at Daugherty and a previous 13 years of global consulting firm experience, he has directly led supply chain innovation engagements at clients such as Anheuser-Busch InBev, Monsanto/Bayer, Frito-Lay, General Mills and Coca-Cola.
  • Dave has also previously served as a St. Louis CSCMP (CLM) Roundtable Board Member. Daugherty Business Solutions is an advisory services and technology consulting firm. Established in 1985, the Daugherty enterprise now employs over 2,000 IT and business consultants in its innovation hub, development centers, and regional offices across the globe.

Michael Burnette
Director of The Global Supply Chain Institute
University of Tennessee

Michael H. Burnette is a Global Supply Chain Institute (GSCI) Fellow at the University of Tennessee.  Burnette comes to the University of Tennessee after a 33 year career as a Supply Chain executive at Procter and Gamble.  Most recently, Mike was the P&G Global Supply Chain leader for Skin Care (2+ billion dollar Olay brand) and P&G Global Supply Chain Leader for Hair Care (4 billion dollar Pantene and Herbal Essence brands).  Mike’s supply chain leadership and expertise include: supply strategy/design, manufacturing, logistics, innovation, PLCM, acquisitions, and human resources.

Currently, Burnette teaches supply chain courses at the University of Tennessee and leads the GSCI Applied Research program (white papers) as well managing other GSCI projects. Additionally, Mike is a supply chain consultant and speaker.  He has co-written multiple GSCI supply chain white papers including the “Talent – Our Most Important Resource,”  “Platform Life Cycle Management Best Practices”, “Supply Chain Integration Strategy”, and “End-to-end Supply Chain Synchronization Strategy  Best Practices”.  Mike is the co-author of the “Supply Chain Game Changers” book published in 2015.

Mike has been married for 30+ years to his wife, Sherri. They have 3 sons: Matt (P&G logistics), Tom (P&G engineering), and Scott (P&G manufacturing).

Tom Goldsby
Chair of Logistics, Haslam School of Business
University of Tennessee

Professor Thomas J. (Tom) Goldsby joins the Haslam College of Business as the Haslam Chair in Logistics, Department of Supply Chain Management.  He previously served as the Harry T. Mangurian, Jr. Foundation Professor in Business, Professor of Logistics, and Chair of the Department of Marketing and Logistics at The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business.  Prior to that he served on the faculties at the University of Kentucky (2005 – 2011), The Ohio State University (2000 – 2005), and Iowa State University (1998 – 2000).  He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Evansville, M.B.A. from the University of Kentucky, and Ph.D. in Marketing and Logistics from Michigan State University.

Tom is Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Business Logistics and former Co-Editor-in-Chief of Transportation Journal.  His research interests include logistics strategy, supply chain integration, and the theory and practice of lean and agile supply chain strategies.  He has published more than 50 articles in academic journals and co-/authored five books in the areas of Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Lean, and Sustainability. He is the recipient of multiple best paper awards, received several recognitions for excellence in teaching, and was recently recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award from Supply Chain Leaders in Action.  He delivered a course in Business Operations for The Great Courses’ Critical Business Skills series in 2015, which continues to rate as a bestselling Nonfiction/Business title at

Tom is married to his life partner of 27 years (and counting!), Kathleen, and they are the proud parents of Emma (college sophomore) and Aiden (high school senior).  In his spare time, Tom competes as one of the top masters (over-40) runners in America for distances between the mile and the marathon.  He has run 16 Boston Marathons and finished 2nd in his age group there in 2016.