John Sharkey is Spinnaker’s Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Consulting and has oversight and leadership responsibility for the firm’s management consulting and technology consulting/support services. In this role, he oversees strategy and individual practice development across the firm’s Management Consulting, JDA, SAP, and LLamasoft practices and is responsible for the development of new Spinnaker capabilities. He also oversees business development and marketing direction and is responsible for overall financial performance for the group.
As a supply chain consultant and thought leader, John is an expert in the design, development, implementation, and optimization of supply chain strategies, business processes, and technologies and helps oversee supply chain transformation initiatives. John has worked with companies in the High-Tech, Semiconductor, Consumer Products, Medical Products, Industrial Manufacturing and Distribution, Telecommunications, Paper, Retail, and Chemical industries. John holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the University of Illinois, a master’s degrees in engineering from MIT, and an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management. At MIT, John was a graduate fellow in the Leaders for Manufacturing (now Leaders for Global Operations) program, a partnership between MIT’s business and engineering schools and a consortium of leading global manufacturers.