A focus on upper-tier supply chain visibility

A leading perspective on social responsibility and labor rights

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Impact, not just Research

Research, collaboration, and partnership with international entities to make real change.

Experience At-A-Glance

– Supply chain risk management
– Social and ethical issues, forced labor in supply chains
– Corporate social responsibility

Teaching Experience
Courses in Supply Chain, Operations, Management, and Sustainability at:
-Northeastern University | D’Amore-McKim School of Business (Undergraduate; MBA)
-Brandeis University  | International School of Business (Undergraduate)
-University of Chicago | Booth School of Business (Executive MBA; MBA)
-Dartmouth University | Tuck School of Business (MBA)
-Duke University | Fuqua School of Business (MBA; MSc)
-University of Leicester | School of Business (PhD; MSc)
Learn more about Shawn’s teaching experience here

Academic Presentations
TEDx; INFORMS; Production and Operations Management, Decision Sciences Institute; UoL; Duke; London Business School

Awards & Recognition
– NSF Grant to Disrupt Illicit Supply Networks (2020 – 2022) 
– Associate Fellow: Higher Education Academy
– Ph.D. Graduate Fellow: Duke University, Kenan Center for Ethics
– Full Scholarship: MA – Ops Management: Duke University
– Graduated with Highest Honors
– Summa Cum Laude: MBA
    – UT Class Leadership Award: MBA
    – UT Gochberg Graduate Assistant: MBA
– Summa Cum Laude: BSc

Industry Experience
2012 – ExxonMobil High-Efficiency Pilot: Senior Analyst (Texas)
2011 – ExxonMobil Sourcing: Senior Associate (Singapore)
2010 – ExxonMobil Global Supply Chain: Lead Business Analyst (Washington, D.C.)
2009 – ExxonMobil Procurement: Associate (Texas)
2008 – U.S. Department of Energy: Analyst (Tennessee); Consultant (Supply Chain Visions)
2007 – University of Tennessee Supply Chain Forums: Gochberg Assistant (Tennessee)

2019 – PhD (Area of focus: Supply Chain Management)
2017 – MA (Area of focus: Operations Management)
2009 – MBA (Areas of focus: Supply Chain & Finance)
2007 – BSc (Areas of focus: Supply Chain & Finance)

Voluntary Service
2020 – USJI , Co-Lead for U.S. Poverty Alleviation Survey
2015 – JMC, Co-Lead for AU Summer Camp (Pennsylvania)
2014 – JMC, Facilitator for Development Projects (Kenya)
2013 – JMC, Facilitator for AU Youth Summer Camp (Pennsylvania)
2010-2012 – AKEB, Manager for National College Expedition (Boston)
2009 – AKEB, Facilitator for National College Expedition (Boston)
2009-2012 – United Way, Site Lead for build projects (Texas)
2009-2012 – Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer (Texas)

Leverage global supply chain experience to rigorously analyze supply chain risks and establish best practices, specifically on preventing forced labor.

Methods: Qualitative (Interviews, Focus Groups), Quantitative (Game Theory, Econometrics, Network Analysis)

Teaching: 4.8*+

Global data partnerships

Experience with corporations, non-profits, and governments

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