Dr. Nick Vyas is a known practitioner in operations management and organizational excellence by applying Blended Quality Management, AI, ML, RPA, Blockchain, and Data Analytics. Vyas received his Doctor of Education from the University of Southern California, with his published dissertation on Conceptualization of Higher Education Excellence System (HEES): Use of Advanced Data Analytics and Blended Quality Management. A Subject Matter Expert (SME) in End-to-End Global Supply Chain Management, Dr. Vyas has led cultural and business transformation for fortune 100 companies. He implemented breakthrough process improvements for over 500 projects that have transformed businesses for clients in the field of health care, service, government, retail, and end-to-end supply chain, focusing on procurement, sourcing, IT, distribution, logistics, and transportation.
As the founding Executive Director of USC Marshall’s Center for Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM), MS in GSCM, and as an Associate Professor, educating the next generation of business leaders. Nick was recognized as a “Supply Chain Leader of the Year” for the APICS Excellence Awards and the Golden Apple Award for teaching excellence. He is a fellow for the American Society for Quality (ASQ) and serves as a chair-elect for Lean Enterprise Division.