David (Dave) Food

David (Dave) Food

Chief Officer

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Dave has recently presented thought leadership papers in Supply Chain, Procurement, Marketing and leadership in a variety of events around the world.

Dave brings significant breadth of skill and capability in the use of software to improve supply chains and unlock potential, whether globally or locally, co-operative or enterprise-wide solutions, Dave has delivered and continues deliver significant value. A networker who uses social tools to the max - Google+ / Facebook / Sunzu / Twitter and many others ([email protected]).

This has been achieved in the past with companies like E2open, Diageo, Software AG, Manugistics, Oracle, Kerry Group, Iceland, IBM, Vodaphone, ToolsGroup, IKEA, Abbey National, Kraft Foods, Manugistics, Kone, Cadbury's, Uniq, Unipart, Abbey National, Continental, UNIQ etc....

Dave enjoys working where he adds value in developing business, expanding technology use , explaining tomorrows story.

Specialities: Business and Market Development in the Supply chain and software markets. Strategy skills in team development, vision setting and goal achievement. Particularly in Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Holland, Belgium, Eire and the United Kingdom.

He has a breadth and depth of experience that will add value to any team looking to generate benefit out of supply chain or social media. An evangelist on supply chain and social media he brings a prophetic edge to future thinking. (A Supply Chain Futurologist) By Dave Food

COMPANY NAME: Prophetic Technology

JOB TITLE: Chief Officer

FUNCTION: Procurement

INDUSTRY: Business Services & Consulting

CATEGORY: Freight, Logistics, & Transportation



Work experience

Principal Lecturer

School of Business - Royal Holloway College

August 2015 - Present | Egham, Surrey

Teaching on the Masters in Supply Chain - Global Procurement, Logistics, Supply Chain Strategy and Supply Chain Leadership, Network Design and

Research into Integrated Business Planning, Forecasting and Inventory Optimisation as well as research into Supply Chain Games and Flipped Learning for the Supply Chain Practitioner.

Senior Lecturer

Coventry University Business School

May 2014 - September 2017 ( 3 years, 4 months ) | Coventry, UK

Teaching Supply Chain Strategy, Procurement and Supplier Relationship Management at Masters Level.

Research in Strategic Procurement and Supply Chain Visibility

Strategy Director

Prophetic Technology

September 2002 - Present | Egham, Surrey, UK

Delivering People change, Process improvement and systems adoption in Supply Chain and Procurement, through Education, Training and Consultancy.

A provider of thought leadership and education for change in the areas of Supply Chain, Procurement and Marketing.

Associate Teaching Fellow

WMG, Warwick University

September 2002 - Present | Coventry, UK

Teaching Masters Courses in Supply Chain, Procurement and Marketing.

Research in eProcurement, Supply Chain Strategy and DIsruptive Learning


Business School - Coventry University

MA of Strategic Supply Chain Leadership

2016 - 2017

Coventry University

PGCE (HE) of Education

2015 - 2016

University of Bath

Postgraduate Diploma of Development Studies

1985 - 1986

University of East Anglia

BSc - Environmental Sciences of Geology and Music

1980 - 1982