Meet Jerry O’Dwyer

Principal and U.S. Social Impact Service Line Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP

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Jerry is a principal in Strategy & Operations, Deloitte Consulting LLP, and U.S. Social Impact Service Line Leader. This practice helps clients across the public, private and social sectors become a catalytic force to meet the greatest societal challenges. He has significant experience serving Fortune 500 clients on procurement transformation and sustainable supply chain and operations practices, including reducing material, energy, water and waste to improve resilience and reduce risks. In addition to his specialization in the sourcing and procurement area, Jerry has extensive experience in providing enterprise cost reduction and merger integration services. He is a frequent speaker and author on a number of topics including procurement transformation, procurement organization design, spend management and global direct materials sourcing strategy.

Jerry has more than 15 years of consulting experience and his industry experience spans retail, consumer packaged goods, industrial products, diversified manufacturing, real estate, medical devices, entertainment and high tech and public sector.

Jerry earned a bachelor's degree in economics from Allegheny College and a master of business administration degree from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University.

My areas of specialization

Industry focus

Latest media hits

Revising an outdated business model? Try predictive analytics | 10 October, 2012
Jerry shares his views in this article on embracing predictive analysis as a way to revise outdated business models.

Tap into the power of analytics
Supply Chain Quarterly | Quarter 4 2011
Tom Davenport, Senior Advisor to Deloitte Analytics and Jerry O’Dwyer discuss the set of new frontiers in supply chain analytics that will lead to dramatically higher levels of performance.

Finding the weak links in global supply chain risks
CFO magazine | August 18, 2011
Jerry O’Dwyer discussed how companies are solidifying the supply chain to decrease "ripple effect" damage and best practices for proactively integrating suppliers into business continuity risk management planning.

The promise of advanced supply chain analytics
Supply Chain Management Review | January 4, 2011
Jerry and Ryan Renner, senior manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP, explain the viability of advanced supply chain analytics for the future business environment.

Latest thinking

Supply chain resilience
Supply chain resilience provides a framework for identifying and analyzing all forms of supply chain risk.