David Jacoby is founder and president of Boston Strategies International Inc., a global consulting that firm that provides industry research, cost and pricing analysis, and supply chain strategy advice. He is a Certified Fellow in Production and Inventory Management (CFPIM), Certified in Supply Chain Management (CSCP), Certified in Integrated Resource Management (CIRM), Certified in Purchasing Management (Lifetime C.P.M.), and Certified in Transportation and Logistics (CTL). Jacoby is President of APICS Boston (the Association for Operations Management), and he holds or has recently held board positions and other leadership roles at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, the Institute for Supply Management and the International Supply Chain Education Alliance (ISCEA). Jacoby holds an MBA from the Wharton School, a Masters in International Business from the Lauder Institute and a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.