Mr. Bill Keough

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Profile: Mr. Bill Keough

I especially love working with student 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 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. 

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

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.

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 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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