Michael Hugos is an author, speaker and award-winning CIO. He works with clients to find elegant solutions to complex problems, with a focus on supply chains, business intelligence and new business ventures. Mike Hugos spent six years as CIO of a national distribution organization where he developed a suite of supply chain and e-business systems that transformed the company’s operations and revenue model. For this work he twice won the CIO 100 Award for resourcefulness and boldness, the InformationWeek 500 Award for innovation and the Computerworld Premier 100 Award for career achievement.Michael Hugos writes the CIO Magazine blog Doing Business in Real Time and has authored seven books including the popular Essentials of Supply Chain Management, Business in the Cloud: What Every Business Needs to Know about Cloud Computing, and Enterprise Games: Using Game Mechanics to Build a Better Business.In 2012, Hugos co-founded SCM Globe, a supply chain modeling and simulation company. Here Hugos puts his money where his mouth is to deliver a powerful and easy to use application that accurately models any supply chain anywhere in the world. SCM Globe is used by colleges and executive education seminars around the world to engage students and teach concepts of logistics and supply chain management. It is used by companies and consultants to simulate operations of real company supply chains and explore options for improvement and for building new supply chains.Michael is passionate about agile development methods in IT and business and has mentored managers and development teams in companies such as Microsoft, Starbucks Coffee, Aramark Healthcare and U.S. Navy Medical Logistics Command as well as numerous smaller companies.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Michael Hugos and other top speakers and celebrities.