David Steven Jacoby

David Steven Jacoby

Lecturer, Master of Environmental Studies

David Steven Jacoby teaches graduate Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, and Global Supply Chain Decarbonization at the University of Pennsylvania and New York University. He is a senior fellow at Boston University’s Institute for Global Sustainability and a former adjunct professor at Boston University’s Questrom Graduate School of Business, and a master class instructor for REVchain's Supply Chain Decarbonization program.

He wrote Guide to Supply Chain Management for The Economist, Reinventing the Energy Value Chain for PennWell Books, Getting to Net Zero: The Complete Guide to Decarbonizing Businesses and Supply Chains, and four other books on supply chain management and international trade. He earned his MBA and a Master of Arts from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and his academic and professional contributions to the field of supply chain management span hundreds of publications and media events. He holds supply chain certifications including C.P.M. CTL, CIRM, CFPM, CSCP, and AEE.

David founded and manages Boston Strategies International, a consultancy that helps companies, investors and governments develop resilient, agile, sustainable, and secure supply chains. He is on or has served as an advisory board member at ViziApps, New York Energy Week, and the International Supply Chain Educational Association, and was previously an international management consultant at Kearney and Oliver Wyman in the United States, France, Brazil, Hong Kong, and elsewhere.

David is passionate about building businesses that transform global supply chains. Based on extensive management experience in energy, automotive, transport, and retail in more than 50 countries managing and advising executive leadership teams, he has deep and practical first-hand knowledge of what's on the other end of your international supply chain and how you can use that information to reduce cost, grow revenue, and increase shareholder value.

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