Past Events

Thu, Dec 16, 2021 | 3–4 PM  PST

Supply Chain Coffee Chat


VIRTUAL COFFEE CHAT - A chance to connect with other GSCM Trojans!

Mon, Nov 15, 2021 | 4–5 PM PST

Multi-Industry Supply Chain Panel

Starbucks, Amazon, Maersk, Niagara

In this panel, we will discuss pressing topics in the field of supply chain and participants will have the opportunity to ask speakers questions in our Q&A breakout rooms.

Industries involved are Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), Food & Beverage, Tech and Logistics.

Sat, Nov 13, 2021 | 2–5 PM PST

Lunch with USC GSCM Alumni Cohort 2

USC GSCM Alumni Cohort 2

There will be about 10 GSCC Alumni Cohort 2 whom you can meet. This is an opportunity to connect and learn from them!

Thu, Oct 28, 2021 | 5-6:30 PM PST

Alumni Talk with Daniel M. Krassenstein || Class of 2015

Director of Asia Operations for Procon Pacific

Dan is a global supply chain executive with 30 years of international manufacturing and logistics experience. Dan earned his Master in Global Supply Chain Management from USC Marshall and is an adjunct professor at UCLA, University of Dayton and SJTU Antai - with a focus on Doing Business in Asia and Asia Supply Chain.

Tue, Oct 26, 2021 | 6:30–7:30 PM PST

2021 Multi-Industry Panel : Internship and Full-time Experiences

The 2021 Industry Panel is the biggest opportunity this year to network with Marshall 2nd years and alumni from a multitude of different industries and ask them your most pressing questions. If you are interested in technology, entrepreneurship, healthcare, automotive, energy, gaming and/or cannabis industries or if you want to learn more about the supply chain and operations functions, this is the place to be!

Thursday, Sep 23, 2021|6:30 - 8 PM PST

Operations and Supply Chain Consulting 101 with EY

Operations and Supply Chain Consulting 101 with EY focuses on introducing and exposing students to the world of Operations Consulting.

Tuesday March 16th | 6-7 p.m. PST

Networking with Brad Kent

Co-Founder of Blaze Pizza

USC Alumni and Co-Founder of Blaze Pizza, Brad Kent discussed topics regarding entrepreneurship, business, and networking, over the creation of his own businesses –– Blaze Pizza as well as Bagel + Slice.

Friday February 22nd | 5-6 p.m. PST

Networking with Jenny He

Expert in SCM, NPI, and S&OP

USC Alumni Jenny He shared job-hunting techniques for supply chain positions to help students better understand the types of diversified supply chain roles that exist and helped answer questions about future career paths.

Friday February 16th | 12-1 p.m. PST

Industry Engagement with Frank Gaidjunas & Claire Ughett

Supply Chain at Kimberly Clark

Here was a chance to learn how one of the largest manufactures of essential products addressed customer needs during COVID-19, ask experts about their supply chain practices, and learn about full-time and summer internship opportunities

Thursday January 28th | 5-6 p.m. PST

Alumni Talk with Sam Ganguly & Lexy Li


USC Alumni talk to GSCC about overseeing segments of Global Logistics Procurement for Tesla spanning North America, APAC, and EU. Sam is an experienced Chief Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the Supply Chain & Transportation / Maritime industry for 10+ years with Maersk Line. The Alumni also offered insight and best practices on how best to apply to Tesla and other companies for internships.

Friday January 22nd | 5-6 p.m. PST

Industry Engagement with Patrick Noonan

Chief Product Officer at SanMar

For our first event of the Spring semester, we had Patrick Noonan from the Apparel & Fashion industry leader SanMar. Patrick is involved in all aspects of product design, development, and global supply chain across 21 countries, responsible for SanMar’s two international sourcing offices in Hong Kong and Honduras, and oversees a global staff of 120 employees. SanMar is an award-winning supplier of over 20 retail and private brands of imprintable apparel and accessories, including Port Authority, America’s No. 1 preferred private label. SanMar is the exclusive distributor of Nike Golf, The North Face, Carhartt, Eddie Bauer, OGIO, and New Era. SanMar is based outside Seattle, WA, with eight national distribution centers employing a total of 4,000 people in the United States.

Friday November 13th | 5-6 p.m. PST

Alumni Talk with Chris Allison

Program Manager of Digital Value Chain at PepsiCo

For the third installment of the Global Supply Chain Club's Alumni Talks, we invited Chris Allison from PepsiCo. Chris has worked for PepsiCo for 30 years as an Experienced Senior Principal Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the food & beverages industry. He is skilled in Process Control, Operations Management, Analytical Skills, Quality Management, and Six Sigma.

Friday October 30th | 5-6 p.m. PST

Alumni Talk with Eric Chow

Academia Lead at Dassault Systemes Asia Pacific South

For the second installment of the Global Supply Chain Club's Alumni Talks, we had Eric Chow, USC MBA alum, describe his career and experience in creating international partnerships to develop the workforce of the future to enable the digital transformation of companies and organizations. Prior to his relocation to Southeast Asia, Eric had managed international business projects and corporate outreach for the University of Southern California during a 17-year tenure. He was Associate Director of Center for Global Supply Chain Management from 2015-18 at the USC Marshall School of Business where he collaborated with industry and government leaders to develop thought leadership, educational excellence, and applied research for students and professionals.

Friday October 9th | 12-1 p.m. PST

Alumni Talk with Courtney Thompson

Supply Chain Supervisor at Cardinal Health

For the first installment of the Global Supply Chain Club's Alumni Talks, we had Courtney Thompson describe her career and experience supervising personnel and managing 7 distribution centers supporting medical products for area hospitals, clinics, and medical sites.