Speaker: Eric Phillipson, Alaska Airlines

Air Date: April 29, 2021

Eric Phillipson is a Supply Management professional with experience sourcing, developing, and managing suppliers globally. He is currently the Manager of Procurement and Logistics at Alaska Airlines where his team partners with suppliers and carriers to bring value to internal business units and airline guests throughout North America. A graduate of Michigan State University, Eric majored in Supply Chain Management with a Minor in International Business.

 He spent 2 years in the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) as a Student Researcher and Team Leader as part of the Michigan Export Growth Program (MEGP). In addition, Eric was able to study in Norway while at MSU. Here, he talks about how his experiences as an undergraduate helped him prepare for his career in supply chain management, working with suppliers and clients from all over the globe.