Peter A. Vanderminden

Professor of Practice, Executive-in-Residence at the Center for Supply Networks and Analytics, Lally School of Management

Peter Vanderminden '78, is a professor of practice and executive in residence at the Center for Supply Networks and Analytics at the Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He also serves on the industry advisory board for  the robotics software firm, calvIO, Inc.  Before his current role he was principal industry analyst for IoT and Digital Supply Chain to Flatiron Strategies, New York, NY.  He is a widely recognized thought leader, speaker, and writer on the “Internet of Things” (IoT) and digital supply chain management practices. Previously he was Microsoft's industry manager of manufacturing and supply chain; and CTO "on loan" to some of Microsoft's largest enterprise customers in transportation and logistics and also VP, Technology Director, leading Enterprise Architecture at JP Morgan Treasury & Security Services.

Peter has been a member of the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) since 2013, representing first Microsoft and now RPI. He served on the board of directors for APICS (2014-2015) and the Supply Chain Council (2012-2014). A Six Sigma Master Black Belt (MBB), Peter's career spans 30 years of working in supply chain management, transportation, financial services, health/life sciences, and computer software industries. He has worked at companies such as Microsoft, JP Morgan Chase, General Electric, UPS and Pitney Bowes/MapInfo.

Education

MBA with Distinction from Leeds University, Leeds, U.K.; a Bachelor of Science in communications science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N.Y.; and a postgraduate certificate in system dynamics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.

Research Focus
  • Digital Supply Chain
  • Industrial Internet of Things (I-IoT)
  • Supply Chain Operations Reference Model (SCOR)
  • Enterprise Architecture (EA)
  • Explicit Data Ownership & Transparent Surveillance (eDOTS)
Contact vandep2@rpi.edu
Select Works
  • System Dynamics: A Field of Study, a Methodology or Both? Plenary presentation of the Twenty-Fourth International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, July 23 –27, 2006, Nijmegen School of Management, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands  https://www.academia.edu/24852638/System_Dynamics_A_Field_of_Study_a_Methodology_or_Both