Randy V. Bradley is an Associate Professor of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management in the Haslam College of Business at The University of Tennessee. He holds a Ph.D. in Management of Information Technology (IT) and Innovation, an M.S. in Management Information Systems, and a B.S. in Computer Engineering, all from Auburn University. As a supply chain and IT strategist and researcher, Bradley’s expertise includes digital business transformation, supply chain digitalization, and the strategic application of business analytics and IT in the supply chain.
Bradley is a preeminent global thought leader and highly sought-after speaker for professional and corporate conferences and events. As a supply chain and an IT strategist, he offers keen insights and practical guidance on leveraging emerging tech, digital business transformation, supply chain digitalization, and the strategic application of analytics. Bradley’s insights have been chronicled in Bloomberg Law, Thrive Global, Business Wire, MarketWatch, SupplyChain247, Supply Chain Dive, DC Velocity, MHI Solutions, Healthcare Purchasing News, and HealthPRO News, among others. He has 20+ years of industry experience and his business background includes IT consulting, IT, supply chain, analytics strategy design, digital supply chain roadmap development, supply chain transformation initiatives, IT outsourcing transitions, and large-scale systems evaluation, selection, and integration projects. He has consulted for and advised federal, state, and multinational organizations and companies both domestically and abroad.
As a prolific researcher, his research and insights are published in more than 100 articles, book chapters, columns, and proceedings of national and international practitioner and academic meetings and conferences. His research has appeared or is forthcoming in the Production and Operations Management Journal, Journal of Business Logistics, Decision Sciences Journal, Journal of Management Information Systems, MIS Quarterly Executive, Information Systems Journal, Journal of Information Technology, Translational Andrology and Urology, and Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics, among others.
Bradley has been recognized for his excellence in teaching, his leadership in promoting diversity and inclusion in academia, and his impact in industry, as evidenced by numerous awards and recognitions, including the 2019 Richard Sanders Faculty Leadership Award (Graduate and Executive Education), 2017 National Association of Black Accountants National Achievement in Education Award, designation as a Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Fellow, and past nominee for the Tennessee HIMSS Emerging Healthcare IT Leader of the Year Award. As a member of HIMSS, the Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM), Association for Information Systems (AIS), Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), and the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA), and several advisory boards, councils, and board of directors, Bradley serves as an advocate for health IT and its interplay between other areas of healthcare, such as supply chain, financial/revenue cycle management, and analytics.