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        Erik Sjolseth

        InstructorDepartment of Supply Chain Management



        BA, Russian and Economics, The University of Texas at Austin

        MBA, Strategy and Organizational Behavior and Management, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

        Professional Activities

        With experience in over 15 countries, Erik focuses on issues revolving around strategy, supply chain, change management, pricing, operations, process improvement, workforce planning, and risk management.  Increasing profitability and resolving ESG issues are common themes in his work.

        Erik has worked in a variety of roles around the world, which makes him good at creating solutions, as he views issues and solutions from many perspectives.  Erik’s experience includes consulting at management consultancies, Booz Allen Hamilton and Deloitte Consulting.  He then was brought on as a strategic hire for Emerson Electric, serving as Manager of Global Pricing for 5 years.  Following that, Erik served as the Director of Strategic Initiatives for Adeptus Health, a company that builds hospitals and Free-Standing Emergency Rooms.  He then joined Dell Healthcare Consulting, consulting health insurance companies on improving operations, supply chain issues, and strategic focus. Later, he led the operations and supply chain integration of Nordstrom Card Services and TD Bank as Director of Strategy for Nordstrom.

        Erik also serves on the Board of Directors for Pennies of Time, a nonprofit dedicated to creating the next generation of compassionate problem solvers, and Tri For Better, a nonprofit that supports those with primary immunodeficiency and similar chronic illnesses.  His most treasured role is being dad to two boys and the resident expert for bedtime story voices!

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