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Steve Geary

Lecturer, Supply Chain Management
stephen.geary@tufts.edu

Steve Geary has worked with organizations around the world in a variety of industries and, through frequent speaking engagements and publications has become known as a leading expert on supply chain design and performance

Biography

Steve Geary has worked with organizations around the world in a variety of industries and, through frequent speaking engagements and publications, has become known as a leading expert on supply chain design and performance.

His articles have appeared in distinguished journals including Harvard Business ReviewSupply Chain Management ReviewDC VelocityDefense Transportation Journal, and International Journal of Production Economics. Steve is a Contributing Editor at DC Velocity Magazine, and editor-at-large for Supply Chain Quarterly. In addition to being part of the faculty at Tufts Gordon Institute, he is a faculty member and research associate at University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business.

Since 2002, Steve has been involved in a broad range of projects across the government and allied industrial partners. He has conducted extensive research in aligning supply chains to support leadership’s strategic intent. Steve’s companies have worked with supply chains on five continents.  Through 2006 and 2007, Steve spent the majority of his time on the ground in Iraq seeking to stabilize and revitalize Iraqi Industry using supply chain development as a catalyst.  In 2014, Steve was in Afghanistan, working directly with the hand-woven carpet industry to spur exports.

During his career, Steve has held executive positions in manufacturing, materials management, business development, product marketing, product management, and general management. His prior employment experience includes Teradyne, Inc., PRTM, Emerson Electric Co., and IBM. He has worked in the United States, Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, the Far East, Southwest Asia, and the Middle East.  Steve’s companies have been involved in supply chain work on five continents.

Steve holds a BS and a Master's in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from Cornell University and an MBA from the Johnson School at Cornell University. He is a Certified Production and Inventory Control Manager and is listed in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the World, Who’s who in Science and Engineering, and Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals.