Dr. Edward Frazelle
Founder, President and CEO
Dr. Edward Frazelle is RightChain’s founder, president and CEO. He is one of the world's foremost authorities on supply chain strategy, operations and technology. He is former founder of The Logistics Institute and Supply Chain Management Series at Georgia Tech; at that time the world’s largest centers for supply chain research and education.
Dr. Frazelle is also author of McGraw-Hill's “Logistics Management Series” library of books on supply chain strategy, optimization and operations including “Supply Chain Strategy,” “Inventory Strategy,” and “World-Class Warehousing.” His upcoming books include “Supply Chain Artificial Intelligence,” and “The Language of Logistics.” His books are read in seven languages including Chinese, English, French, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.
As an educator, Dr. Frazelle has taught at some of the world’s premier academic institutions including Cornell, Georgia Tech, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Meiji University, National University of Singapore, Northwestern, Waseda University, and the University of Wisconsin. He has trained more than 50,000 professionals in the principles of supply chain management, and was named Georgia Tech’s Outstanding Professional Educator.
As an inventor, Dr. Frazelle developed the RightChain™ Methodology and co-developed RightChain’s Supply Chain Optimization as a Service (SCOaaS) solution. They are guiding the supply chain decision making and execution in some of the world’s most successful corporations including BP, Carrier, Coca-Cola, Disney, General Mills, Honda, Kraft Heinz, Pratt & Whitney, among many others.
Dr. Frazelle's supply chain achievements have been recognized by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, Warehousing Education and Research Council, the Material Handling Institute, and the Institute of Industrial Engineers. He was named Georgia Tech’s Outstanding Professional Educator. He is former president of the International Material Management Society and board member of the Warehousing Education and Research Council.
Dr. Frazelle holds his PhD from Georgia Tech, and his master and bachelors from North Carolina State University.