Institute Leadership

George Bailey

George Bailey

George Bailey is the Managing Director of the CGE’s Digital Supply Chain Institute (DSCI). He is on the Advisory Board of Lockheed Martin and the American Productivity and Quality Center. He is also the Executive Professor of Digital Innovation and Management at Pepperdine University and the Chairman of the Jackson Hole Ocean Sailing Team; a not-for-profit that teaches kids how to sail and compete on the water and in life.  George was the CEO of DIVA Networks, an Internet applications development firm. 

Prior to that, George was the acting CEO of Sony’s educational solution called “Tenobo” and was based in Tokyo as Sony’s Chief Transformation Officer reporting to the Chairman and CEO Sir Howard Stringer.   Before Sony, George was a member of the senior leadership team of IBM, running the global semiconductor business, parts of Sales and Distribution and Consulting. Before IBM, George led the global PriceWaterhouse Strategy Change business and was a member of the Chairman’s office.

Craig Moss

Craig Moss

Craig Moss is the Director of CGE’s Digital Supply Chain Institute (DSCI) and Chief Operating Officer of the Center for Responsible Enterprise and Trade (CREATe.org), a non-governmental organization (NGO) helping companies around the globe prevent piracy, counterfeiting, trade secret theft, and corruption and benchmark their practices against other companies.

At CREATe, Craig leads the ‘CREATe Leading Practices’ service and works with companies and their value chain partners in key emerging markets and elsewhere to assess and implement business processes to prevent corruption and protect intellectual property, trade secrets and confidential information from cyber and other risks.  He has developed a methodology to help companies mature their practices over time.

Craig is also an Executive Advisor to Social Accountability International (SAI) where he has designed and led numerous programs helping Fortune 500 companies implement improved supply chain sustainability practices. At SAI, he co-developed the Social Fingerprint management system assessment and the TenSquared change management programs. Previously, Craig founded Global Access Corporation, where he led more than 3,000 business development projects in 50 countries.

Amy L. Millette

Amy L. Millette

Amy Millette is the Vice President for Program Operations at the Center for Global Enterprise, where she is responsible for the management and evaluation of CGE’s key program initiatives. Amy also serves as the COO of the Cyber Readiness Institute  and the Project Leader for the DSCI’s Blockchain Research Initiative.

Trained in program evaluation, Ms. Millette has extensive experience managing projects within financial, philanthropic, and startup organizations. Prior to earning her M.P.H. degree at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, Amy served as the Program Manager for the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative, where she helped manage 13 university research sites and advanced the development of administrative systems and policies to support the Foundation’s programs.

Born in Litchfield, Connecticut, Ms. Millette received a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Amy also serves on the Leadership Council for the International Women’s Health Coalition.

James F. Whittaker

James F. Whittaker

James F. Whittaker is the Advisor of CGE’s Digital Supply Chain Institute (DSCI) and a Principal at Mercator XXI, LLC in Washington, DC. Jim has extensive corporate business, management and leadership experience in global IT corporations, including Hewlett-Packard Company, Intel Corporation and Data General Corporation.

He built and led Hewlett-Packard Company’s international public affairs team to shape and influence government policies to advance its business growth, operations and profitability. At Intel Corporation, he built and directed a Latin American corporate affairs team focused on influencing government policies to grow business and brand; there he also led Intel’s educational programs.  At Data General, he managed corporate process to identify and negotiate promising market access opportunities involving manufacturing, R&D and procurement investments; he also headed up Data General Brazil.

Jim received his BA from Stanford University, MA from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and his JD from George Washington University. His languages include Spanish, German, Portuguese, Italian and English. He has taught graduate classes in commercial diplomacy as an adjunct professor at the Monterey Institute for International Studies.

Vivek Ghelani

Vivek Ghelani

Vivek Ghelani is a Market Research Analyst at the Center for Global Enterprise, a New York-based non-profit organization dedicated to the study of the contemporary corporation in the era of global economic integration, working with The Digital Supply Chain Institute. In addition to this role, Mr. Ghelani is also a Market Research Analyst at Mercator XXI, LLC., a professional services firm helping clients engage the global economy.

Prior to joining CGE-DSCI, Vivek worked for Pyro Art Solution as Research Analyst. At Pyro Art Solution, Vivek gathered and analyzed music listening behavioral data, within the tristate area, by demographics to help event organizers to play music per the audience. At the same time, Vivek worked as a Data Analyst for six months at PECO, Philadelphia base Electric Utility Company. Vivek developed a dashboard which enabled management to clean billing data sets with one click and refine outreach strategy optimally for customers. Vivek teamed up with Drexel’s Business Analytics Solution Center and Public Health Department on the FEMA project. Vivek helped in identification of factors mainly affecting fire safety culture with the help of the subject expert and designed a dashboard to create customized reports of their safety climate score.

Mr. Ghelani has earned his M.Sc. degree from Lebow College of Business – Drexel university in 2016 at Philadelphia, with a major in Business Analytics. Also, Mr. Ghelani holds B.Tech. degree from Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology in 2015, with a major in Electronics and Communication Engineering.

David B. Kurz, Ed.D.

David B. Kurz, Ed.D.

Dr. Kurz is a Research Fellow for the Digital Supply Chain Institute. He is an expert on organizational learning and leadership development. His research and practice focuses on improving collaborative performance enabling effective strategy execution. Dr. Kurz advises global organizations such as Coca-Cola, J&J, Colgate Palmolive, General Mills and MasterCard on innovative learning and leadership development strategies. His research covers organizational behavior topics such as leadership, team performance, and enabling digital value chain transformation. Dr. Kurz has worked on performance improvement projects for a wide range of industries and clients covering technical, process, and human capital perspectives.

He is a former Director at Wharton Executive Education and Director of Wharton’s Center for Learning Leadership. Dave has over 27 years of experience working with fortune class global companies in operations, strategy and talent development. He has been a Principal Consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers and Accenture.

Dr. Kurz currently holds a faculty appointment as a clinical professor in the management department of Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business, where he is a leader in developing the school’s capabilities in experiential learning. Dave has served as a Principal and Vice President of Learning Design for the critically recognized education and strategy firm CorpU. Additionally, he lectures at the University of Pennsylvania, has lead experiential programs for Wharton Executive Education, and has delivered invited talks on organizational learning strategy at the ATD Global Congress. He was recently a featured speaker at the e-Learning 3.0 conference, and has moderated a panel on learning technology in business at the World Economic Forum. He is the author of “Leading the Digital Supply Chain” featured in the upcoming Routledge publication entitled The Internet of People, Things and Services: Workplace Transformations. He is also the co-author of The Digital Supply Chain Transformation Guide: Essential Metrics, published by the Center for Global Enterprise Digital Supply Chain Institute.

Dr. Kurz is a Fellow of the Institute for Strategic Leadership at Drexel LeBow. He holds Masters and Doctoral degrees from the University of Pennsylvania.