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Richard Sherman

Advisor Austin, Texas Area, US

Senior Fellow, Supply Chain Centre of Excellence, Tata Consultancy Services and Executive Vice President, APICS Austin Chapter.

Senior Fellow, Supply Chain Centre of Excellence, Tata Consultancy Services and Executive Vice President, APICS Austin Chapter.

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Involved In


VChain Solutions
Starboard Corporation
LeadTime Technology


Senior Fellow, Supply Chain Centre of Excellence Tata Consultancy Services July 2015 - present
Executive Vice President APICS Austin Chapter January 2015 - present
Advisory Board Member Retailigence Corporation November 2010 - present
Advisory Board Director Starboard Corporation "Tactician" October 2014 - July 2015
Board Director Lead Time Technology July 2007 - July 2015
CEO Gold & Domas Research March 2001 - July 2015
Principal Essentialist, Supply Chain Management Trissential October 2012 - August 2014
Director of Strategic Development Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals July 2011 - March 2012
Director of North America Supply Chain Council April 2010 - June 2011
Director, Global Supply Chain Strategy Microsoft Corporation June 2006 - May 2007
EVP, Marketing & Sales Pelion Systems May 2004 - March 2006
Chief Marketing Officer ClearOrbit September 2002 - October 2003
Chief Marketing Officer V3 Systems August 2001 - August 2002
Senior Vice President, Marketing & Visioneering EXE Technologies July 1999 - April 2001
Senior Vice President, Market Development Syncra Software March 1998 - July 1999
Senior Vice President, Marketing & Strategic Research Numetrix October 1996 - March 1998
Director, Supply Chain Management Research AMR Research June 1995 - October 1996
Senior Vice President, Business Development IRI Logistics div of Information Resources Inc. July 1993 - May 1995
Senior Associate Mercer Management Consulting July 1992 - July 1993
Industry Marketing Manager, CPG & Process Manufacturing Digital Equipment Corporation August 1987 - July 1992
Reginal Sales Manager, Distribution Industry Unisys May 1979 - August 1987
Teacher/Hockey Coach Marist High School August 1975 - January 1978
Teacher/Hockey Coach St. Joseph High School 1973 - 1975


University of Notre Dame English, Social Sciences, Educational Administration 1968 - 1973
Marist High School Honors Program 1964 - 1968

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • 3D Printing
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Education
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Events
  • • Hardware
  • • Local
  • • Mobile
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Robotics
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Sports
  • • Transportation
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Edutainment
  • • In-classroom learning (K-12)
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • Teacher training
  • • Higher Education

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

Author of the book: Supply Chain Transformation: Practical Roadmap to Best Practice Results (Wiley, 2012)

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Stephen Johanson
We worked together  •  President and Founder, Starboard Solutions Corp. and President, Supply Chain Toolworks.
Rich can draw on a wealth of experiences as well as an extremely broad network. He can take all this collective knowledge and communicate i ... t in a language people understand.
James VinsonĀ 
We worked together  •  President and Founder, V-Chain Solutions, Inc.. Previously Entreprenuer / UT Staff Member, The University of Texas at Austin.
Richard has a vast knowledge and network in supply chain and the trending direction in which it is going. He has connected us with a number ... of key strategic opportunities that has set our business on a growth trajectory that is unprecedented for a startup. He is passionate about his work and the industry needs in supply chain. He is a board of director for our organization and one of the key contributors that has placed my organization on the map. I am more than happy to vouch for him. Thanks, James Vinson President, VChain Solutions, Inc. 512-822-6793
Gus Santelli
We worked together  •  President, CEO, LeadTime Technology. Previously various, DuPont. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute grad.
Extremely knowledgeable in his field, already was a board member of mine for many years and very helpful.
Hoon Chung
We worked together  •  Interim CEO and Board Member, Retailigence Corporation and EIR, EnerTech Capital. Kellogg grad. Princeton grad.
One of the very best in advising on the Supply Chain Management issues, business strategies and applying available echnology solutions to ma ... ke a real difference in supply chain management excellence.
Paul Lavallee
5 IPO's in the software industry. Cofounder Healing Hills Village and Investor Lavallee R/E Trust. 508-942-2530
Rich is a very seasoned pro - well respected and followed by many especially in the supply chain arena.