Michael Hugos - Presenter
Mich'l Hugos is chief information officer of Network Services Company, a $6.8 billion distribution organization that serves customers across North America. He guided the company through the development and rollout of a suite of Internet based e-business and supply chain systems. Mr. Hugos has more than 20 years of corporate and consulting experience in all aspects of information technology. Prior to joining Network Services, he was a practice director in the Supply Chain Management practice of Covansys, Inc. an international consulting firm. Earlier in his career, Mr. Hugos was a founder and principal of Effective Systems, Inc., an information technology and management consulting firm. He went on to become the director of Systems Planning and Development for Anixter International, a $3 billion distributor of electronic and communications products. At Anixter, he led the project team that built the company's worldwide systems for customer contact management, sales support, quote generation and inventory control. Mike's undergraduate degree is in architecture and urban planning from the University of Cincinnati. He earned his M.B.A. from Northwestern University, J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, with a joint major in finance and management information systems. He is the author of the recent book, 'Essentials of Supply Chain Management,' published by John Wiley & Sons.