Mr. Bill Keough

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Profile: Mr. Bill Keough

I especially love working with student teams on the SCTL Master’s Practicum, where students apply all the concepts and skills they have learned in the program to identify and solve complex, real-world business problems.

I am studying the highly-complex aerospace industry supply chain, and my current project is focused on technology to improve product quality, on-time delivery, and corporate profitability.

I grew up in New York and my favorite food is New York pizza.  

I began my career with IBM as an enterprise technology consultant and, in that role, I saw first-hand the enormous opportunities that exist to optimize a firm’s supply chain by improving processes, technology, and inter-enterprise collaboration. 

What is your hometown and favorite food?

I grew up in New York and my favorite food is New York pizza.  

What inspired you to pursue a career in supply chain, transportation and logistics?

I began my career with IBM as an enterprise technology consultant and, in that role, I saw first-hand the enormous opportunities that exist to optimize a firm’s supply chain by improving processes, technology, and inter-enterprise collaboration. 

What has been a highlight of being a faculty member at the UW SCTL?

I especially love working with student teams on the SCTL Master’s Practicum, where students apply all the concepts and skills they have learned in the program to identify and solve complex, real-world business problems.

What research projects are you working on?

I am studying the highly-complex aerospace industry supply chain, and my current project is focused on technology to improve product quality, on-time delivery, and corporate profitability.

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