Jeffrey Tazelaar is the Digital Fulfillment Center Director on the Supply Chain Innovation team at The Dow Chemical Company. In this role he leads a group of innovation experts located in a world class digital center on the next generation of technologies, processes and organization alignment that will drive best in class customer and employee experience across Demand Planning to Fulfill.
Prior to this role Jeff was in Enterprise Architecture and Global Leader in SC Visibility where he set the strategy and global technology standards for visibility, track, trace and authentication technologies associated with Dow’s global Supply Chain.
Jeff has vast experience in software solutions and AutoID/RFID systems through work experience ranging from the largest retailer to systems integrators deploying solutions for the Department of Defense, CPG, Automotive and Food value chain participants. In these roles he managed the design and development of complete visibility solutions for Fortune 500 companies and various government agencies to fully realize the benefits of technology.
Jeffrey holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science Degrees in Packaging from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. He also studied overseas at the University of London, where he analyzed and contrasted the British/European and United States packaging systems. He is currently working on his Ph.D. in Packaging from MSU with a focus on the measurement and justification of corporate digital programs.