John Impellizzeri

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Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, Undergraduate Program Director (Newark), and Co-Director of the Center for Supply Chain Management
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Academic Info

Global sourcing, Supply chain strategy, Supply chain finance


MBA: Procurement Management and Global Sourcing

EMBA: Supply Chain Finance

Undergraduate: Supply Chain Finance, Global Procurement

Professor John Impellizzeri retired (Jan. 2015) from a 36-year career in industry where he established himself as a C-suite executive with a reputation as an innovative strategist, effective communicator, and dynamic leader with a strong commitment to excellence. During Impellizzeri’s corporate career, he had a proven track record with the ability to coordinate complex business details, oversee multiple functional areas simultaneously, and build consensus among decision-makers and stakeholders in defining strategic initiatives and driving results. 

As a supply chain executive, Impellizzeri had considerable experience in the planning, development, and leadership of processes, policies, procedures, operations, and technologies fulfilling changing business requirements, emphasizing introduction of best practices to optimize resource utilization, promote business growth, manage supplier relationships, and deliver consistently superior levels of efficiency and cost-savings.  

Core competencies include:

  • Global Supply Chain Strategy
  • Supply Chain Risk Assessment
  • Strategic/Global Sourcing
  • Contract Negotiation
  • eProcurement/eAuctions
  • LEED New Building Certification
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Vendor Relationship Management
  • Procurement Management
  • New Product Development


Business Insights

Rutgers Business School News

Breakthrough Business Thinking: How will blockchain technology revolutionize the supply chain?

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

In this brief interview we discuss why dynamic demand chains utilizing blockchain technology will replace rigid supply chains and how they will be especially powerful when combined with smart contracts.  More ›

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Rutgers Business School News

Forbes turns to Professor John Impellizzeri for insights on Supply Chain and the Shift in Consumer Expectations

Monday, November 2, 2015

The supply chain has rarely caught an admiring glance from marketers. Underappreciated, underestimated, and overlooked, the organization’s supply chain has historically ranked low on the CMO’s lineup of essential sources of information. More ›

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