Conference Speaker

Nada Sanders, Ph.D.

Northeastern University
Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management

Topic: "The Future of Work"


Nada Sanders, Ph.D., is a distinguished professor of supply chain management at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University in Boston, MA. Nada is an award-winning keynote speaker, author, and scholar. She was ranked as the world’s top 2% of scientists in her discipline by a 2020 Stanford Study, ranked in the top eight percent of individuals in the field of operations and supply chain management and is the author of over 120 articles appearing in top tier journals. Nada’s recent paper titled “The Secret to AI is People,” was published in Harvard Business Review, Special Issue on Best of HBR. Her paper titled “How to Use Big Data to Drive Your Supply Chain,” (California Management Review) was the most downloaded paper for 2017 and listed as a “must read.” She holds a Ph.D. in Operations Management and Supply Chain Management, and an MBA, from the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University, as well as a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. Nada is also on the Board of Economic Advisors of AIM (Association of Industries of Massachusetts). She is part of the development of the Business Confidence Index (BCI) that helps businesses navigate and is doing extensive ongoing work on predictions for the year ahead for the economy (local and global), business climate and trends.