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Connecting the Dots Between Education and Innovation

It takes more than original thinking to be innovative.

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It takes more than original thinking to be innovative. The skills and knowledge gained from professional education programs are also important pieces of the puzzle. How do these programs help supply chain professionals to be innovators?

Just ask Bindiya Vakil. Ten years ago Vakil graduated from the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics’ (MIT CTL) Master of Engineering in Logistics program (now called the MIT Supply Chain Management Program). Since then she has won acclaim as a top supply chain executive and the CEO and founder of Resilinc, a leading supply chain intelligence and resiliency analytics provider. Reslinc’s supplier network connects major companies to their global suppliers and enables them to harness this supply chain intelligence for resiliency and agility.

While her master’s degree is part of the broad tapestry of experience, knowledge, and skills that has enabled Vakil to become an industry thought leader, there are specific elements of the program that have been especially influential.

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It takes more than original thinking to be innovative. The skills and knowledge gained from professional education programs are also important pieces of the puzzle. How do these programs help supply chain professionals to be innovators?

Just ask Bindiya Vakil. Ten years ago Vakil graduated from the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics’ (MIT CTL) Master of Engineering in Logistics program (now called the MIT Supply Chain Management Program). Since then she has won acclaim as a top supply chain executive and the CEO and founder of Resilinc, a leading supply chain intelligence and resiliency analytics provider. Reslinc’s supplier network connects major companies to their global suppliers and enables them to harness this supply chain intelligence for resiliency and agility.

While her master’s degree is part of the broad tapestry of experience, knowledge, and skills that has enabled Vakil to become an industry thought leader, there are specific elements of the program that have been especially influential.

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