Research Professor & Co-Director, Supply Chain Management Center
Research Interests: Global supply chain management best practices and risk management.
Boyson has significant expertise in technology management and supply chain management, with over 20 years experience in strategic technology planning, systems development/ management, and enterprise-wide process integration. He has served as a technology & strategy consultant to public organizations as varied as the World Bank and the Department Of Defense; and private sector organizations such as Allied Signal, Hughes Network Systems and the Chicago Tribune.
He currently serves as Co-Director of Smith's Supply Chain Management Center. He has generated and managed $10.8 million in research contracts over the past eight years from organizations including National Science Foundation and DARPA. In addition, he has initiated partnerships with leading edge companies ranging from Sun, Oracle, Cisco, Avaya, General Electric, IBM and Manugistics that have resulted in $7.4 million of booked contributions in hardware, software and services.