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Joe Walden Joe Walden

Executive Director | Supply Chain Leadership Center

Lawrence, KS, UNITED STATES

Leadership Evangelist

Social

Biography

Over 30 years of leadership experience on four continents. Retired Colonel from the US Army. Led an organization with over $650 mm in annual sales. Designed and operated a multi-million square foot distribution center in Kuwait to support Operation Iraqi Freedom. Consulted for FORTUNE 500 Companies and has conducted leadership seminars for companies and non-profit organizations. Recognized as one of Top 20 Logistics Executives in America for 2003 and the Supply Chain Practioner of the Year in 2004. Author of 3 books on leadership and a text book on Operations Management. Provided key note presentations on leadership at conferences worldwide.

Industry Expertise (3)

Business Services

Logistics and Supply Chain

Training and Development

Areas of Expertise (5)

Leadership Development

Supply Chain Leadership

Change Management

Reverse Logistics

Operational Excellence

Accomplishments (4)

Certified Fellow in Production and Inventory Management (professional)

Top 20 Logistics Executives in America (professional)

Selected by the Logistics and Supply Chain Forum and Transportation and Distribution Magazine as one of the 20 top executives in America

Demonstrated Master Logistician (professional)

Supply Chain Practitioner of the Year (professional)

Selected as the 2004 Supply and Demand Chain Executive Magazine Supply Chain Practitioner of the Year.

Education (4)

US Army Command and General Staff College: MA, Strategic Planning 2001

Florida Institute of Technology: MS, Systems Management 1989

Florida Institute of Technology: MBA, Logistics Management 1988

University of Kansas : MS, Engineering Management 2012

Affiliations (5)

  • Warehousing Education and Research Council
  • US Army
  • University of Kansas
  • American Society of Engineering Managers
  • APICS

Event Appearances (4)

Title

South Africa Production and Inventory Control Society   Cape Town, South Africa

2011-09-20

Title

APICS International Conference  Pittsburgh, PA

2011-10-24

Title

SAPICS Regional Conference and Seminar  Durban, South Africa

2011-09-17

Title

Northern Iowa Annual Seminar  Clearlake, Iowa

Sample Talks (1)

Benchmarking and Modeling Leadership

Developing personal leadership skills while learning how to model leadership and a methodology to benchmark personal leadership styles and practices.

Style

Availability

  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Author Appearance
  • Corporate Training

Fees

1000 to 3500 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee