Tim Brown is Managing Director of the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute, an Academic Program Director in Georgia Tech Professional Education, and an instructor in the Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech. He received his MBA from Georgia State University in 1990. He holds a B.S. in Management Science with a concentration in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from Georgia Tech. Mr. Brown has worked in the reverse logistics area for over twenty years; consulting with companies such as Philips, Apple, and IBM for development of their reverse logistics and service operations strategies, infrastructure, and procedures. Mr. Brown was chosen as a “Professional to Know” by Supply and Demand Chain Executive. He has lectured across the globe and published articles on supply chain strategy, sustainability, and technology topics. He currently serves on the Executive Board of APICS Atlanta Roundtable and founded the Georgia Tech Supply Chain Network professional society. He has been certified in production and inventory management (CPIM) by APICS, project management (PMP) by PMI, and business transformation and supply chain process design by IBM. Prior to joining Georgia Tech in 2014, he served in supply chain consulting and operations management positions for over 25 years.