Sherry Gordon is President of Value Chain Group, a supply management and performance excellence consultancy that helps companies improve their operations by applying continuous improvement methodologies and technology to business transformation initiatives. She is a consultant, industry analyst, teacher, writer, and business adviser. Ms. Gordon was founder and CEO of Valuedge, a supplier evaluation software firm that was acquired by Emptoris, Inc., an supply management software firm, where she was Vice President, Supplier Performance. Before founding Valuedge, she ran the New England Suppliers Institute (NESI), an organization focused on improving customer-supplier business relationships and on using lean enterprise practices to improve supplier performance. Before that, she held positions with several major manufacturing and distribution companies and management consulting firms.
Ms. Gordon's book, Supplier Evaluation and Performance Excellence, is a unique and practical guide to managing supplier performance. Companies from many industries -- large and small, manufacturing and service -- have found the book a valuable tool for implementing successful supplier evaluation and performance management initiatives.