Dr. J. Paul Dittmannnis the Director of the Office of Corporate Partnership at the University of Tennessee. In his current role at the University, he works with the Demand-Supply Integration Forums, teaches logistics courses in the college, and teaches in the executive education programs. He is a certified instructor for the Project Management Institute, offering seminars around the United States in the area of global project management and change management. He also has taught numerous public seminars in the areas of lean manufacturing, global business, and supply chain excellence. Dr. Dittmannn has published articles on subjects such as supply chain metrics, global logistics, global project management, and change management.