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Industrial and Operations Engineering pres.

IOE Lunch & Learn Seminar Series: John Ling, CEO, MacKenzie-Childs, LLC

“Career Management with The Foundational Strength of a Michigan I.O.E. Degree”

IOE Lunch & Learn Seminar Series: John Ling, CEO, MacKenzie-Childs, LLC IOE Lunch & Learn Seminar Series: John Ling, CEO, MacKenzie-Childs, LLC
IOE Lunch & Learn Seminar Series: John Ling, CEO, MacKenzie-Childs, LLC
This event is open to all IOE faculty, PhD students, graduate students, and undergraduate students. Lunch will be provided. In order to get an accurate count for food, please RSVP by Tuesday, September 17, 2019. Space is limited to 20 participants.

Title:
Career Management with The Foundational Strength of a Michigan I.O.E. Degree

Abstract:
John’s seminar will focus on career management- built on the outstanding reputation and knowledge of a University of Michigan IOE degree. He will give meaningful advice on how to make the most of your degree and opportunities moving forward, while detailing his own career journey.

Bio:
John Ling has been the CEO of MacKenzie-Childs since September 2015. John spent much of his career (15 years) at Crate and Barrel, a leading home furnishings retailer with a retail, catalog and e-commerce presence. During his time at Crate and Barrel, it grew from a regional tabletop housewares retailer to a global, multi-billion dollar, Omni-channel retailer - adding furniture, e-commerce and international retail along the way. John provided leadership for Crate and Barrel’s e-commerce platform, international retail operations, global sourcing, vendor management and end-to-end supply chain operations. Prior to MacKenzie-Childs John was CEO for Artissimo Designs, the leading provider of fashion-forward and licensed wall-art to retailers. Early in his career, John was at Frito-Lay for 10 years with roles in plant management, industrial engineering, distribution, transportation & manufacturing engineering and subsequently spent 4 years with Merck-Medco Managed Care in general management, customer service, and engineering roles.

John has an undergraduate degree in Industrial and Operations Engineering with an emphasis in Computer Sciences from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and an MBA in Business Management with an emphasis in Finance from Southern Methodist University, Dallas.

John is married to Robin, his high-school sweetheart and has three children; Erin, Drew and Evan and two English Springer Spaniels; Tucker and Gunner and enjoys doing anything he can do outdoors to stay fit.
IOE Lunch & Learn Seminar Series: John Ling, CEO, MacKenzie-Childs, LLC IOE Lunch & Learn Seminar Series: John Ling, CEO, MacKenzie-Childs, LLC
IOE Lunch & Learn Seminar Series: John Ling, CEO, MacKenzie-Childs, LLC
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