With more than 25 years of experience leading strategic innovations and web‐based solutions for global supply chains of Fortune 200 companies, including Merck, Tyco, and Raytheon, George Ellis is skilled in planning, sourcing, logistics, and quality assurance. Having worked with public and private sector clients in several industries, including health care and defense, he has considerable experience in integrating IT systems and supply chains to enhance product quality, availability, and delivery, improve customer service, expand operational efficiencies, enhance processes, and achieve procurement savings. He developed and implemented Raytheon’s first global integrated logistics strategy, leading a team of 2,500 staff to transform supply chain management and logistics processes and improve performance metrics reporting. Mr. Ellis also developed Merck and Company’s $1.2 billion global integrated logistics and sourcing strategy covering warehousing, distribution, supply chain management systems, and fleet operations in more than 140 countries. Mr. Ellis holds a B.A, in mechanical engineering from Columbia University and an M.B.A. in general management from Harvard University.