Breakthrough Business Thinking: How can we shape tomorrow’s Supply Chain leaders today?


Rutgers Business School
Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, Undergraduate Program Director (Newark), and Director of the Center for Supply Chain Management

Professor John Impellizzeri retired (Jan. 2015) from a 36-year career in industry where he established himself as a C-suite executive with a reputation as an innovative strategist, effective communicator, and dynamic leader with a strong commitment to excellence. During Impellizzeri’s corporate career, he was CFO, CPO, and VP at Schindler Elevator. He had a proven track record of coordinating complex business details, overseeing multiple functional areas simultaneously, and building consensus among decision-makers and stakeholders in defining strategic initiatives and driving results.

As a supply chain executive, Impellizzeri had considerable experience in the planning, development, and leadership of processes, policies, procedures, operations, and technologies fulfilling changing business requirements, emphasizing introduction of best practices to optimize resource utilization, promote business growth, manage supplier relationships, and deliver consistently superior levels of efficiency and cost-savings.

Academic degrees

M.B.A. St. John’s University

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