Dr. Anthony D. Ross is the Rockwell Automation Endowed Chair of the Supply Chain Management Institutein the Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is also Director of Supply Chain Initiatives. He received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University-Bloomington in the United States. He has 24 years of teaching experience. At Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business and Graduate School of Management, Dr. Ross earned tenure in 2002, and was named for a variety of roles, including its Faculty Program Leader, the Director of the Logistics Doctoral Program, and also as the Donald Gordon Visiting International Fellow at the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business in South Africa. He also served as a professor at Texas A&M University, and prior to his academic career, at a variety of engineering and production positions in California. His research and teaching interests are in the areas of sourcing, supply chain logistics, and technology in the supply chain. Prior to his academic career, Dr. Ross worked five years in production and engineering, earning the rank of Senior Software Engineer. He has published 28 articles in refereed journals, including 15 in such leading publications as Decision Sciences, Journal of Operations Management, European Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Production Research, IEEE Transactions in Engineering Management, and Journal of Business Logistics.