Meet a Member

October 2020 

Teresa Baztan

Education:  Industrial Engineer


Company/Title:  Illinois Institute of Technology/Masters Student

When and why did you join CSCMP?
I joined CSCMP when I started the master in Industrial Technology and Operations at Illinois Institute of Technology in August 2019. I did it because I thought I would learn much about Supply Chain, which is the core focus of this master.

What advice do you have for new CSCMP members on how they can maximize their membership value?
My advice is to assist to as many events as possible, and this is actually the membership benefit I find most attractive.

What has been the most impactful connection you have made through CSCMP membership?
None yet.

How did you get into supply chain management/logistics?
Through the beginning of my masters in Industrial Technology and Operations.

Describe your job in a tweet (i.e. 140 characters)
I am a student.

What are your top three job responsibilities?
Doesn’t apply.

What is the biggest challenge you face on the job, and how are you managing it?
I am a student, it doesn’t apply.

What technologies, trends, or disruptive forces do you see having the biggest impact on supply chains?
Currently, I believe the seek for sustainability in industry greatly affect supply chains.

If you were to start a company from scratch, what values would you build it on?
Economic viability and sustainability.

What are you proudest of?
My perseverance.

If you could interview anyone, who would it be and why?
I would interview Nelson Mandela because I admire his strategic vision, his moral values and his personal behavior before and during his presidency.

What was your childhood dream job?

When you retire, what will be the first adventure you take, or what will be the first thing you will do for which you may not otherwise have had the time?
Travel to Asia.

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