About Sheri Hinish,


SupplyChainQueen ® | Executive Advisor and Thought Leader | IBM Futurist | Influencer in Supply Chain, Sustainability, Innovation, and Leadership


Meet Sheri Hinish. To colleagues and clients, she’s known as the “Supply Chain Queen.” Recognized as an IBM Futurist, a 2019 Supply & Demand Chain Executive "Pro to Know," and among LinkedIn's Top 1% SSI in Supply Chain, she has a strong presence across social and professional networks. She calls herself an "eternal student" who is passionate about adding value to others and is an advocate for women in science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. 


Sheri has made a career rethinking supply chain strategy, sales and operations planning, and talent management. She helps executives and professionals reimagine their approach to supply chain management by: 1) leveraging new ways of thinking using circular economy and sustainability, 2) helping leaders guide and inspire organizations through complex transformations and bridging workforce generations, and 3) using next-gen leading practice to develop the right supply chain and solution strategy for ecosystem orchestration and stewardship. 

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Leading Influencer  

Recent media engagements include: highlight in Industrious Magazine (January 2019), featured Guest on Building Business Acumen Podcast with Nathaniel Schooler (March 2019), feature is ISM magazine (April 2019), featured Guest Panelist on webinar discussing the Future of AI, Edge, and Analytics in Supply Chain Technology hosted by Frost & Sullivan (May 2019), feature in Supply Chain Dive's Augmented Tech Playbook (August 2019), and named the #1 Supply Chain Professional to know in 2019 by Supply & Demand Chain Executive (August 2019). 


She has presented to Gartner's Special Interest Group on Sourcing & Procurement leading practice and was a guest speaker at the Chinese Association of Science & Technology (August 2018), where she discussed the future of blockchain and supply chain technology.


She is a Masters Candidate at Harvard University in Sustainability with emphasis in Industrial Ecology (Circular Economy) and Product Life Cycle Management. Sheri holds two credentials from Rutgers Business School with highest distinction (Beta Gamma Sigma), a Master of Science in Supply Chain Management, and a Mini-MBA, with focus in Digital Supply Chain. She is certified in Organizational Behavior and Change Leadership from Cornell University. She also has a Bachelor of Science in Business, Supply Chain Management (Summa Cum Laude) from the University of Maryland. Additionally, Sheri is a certified IBM Design Thinking Co-Creator, a licensed Project Management Professional (PMP), and Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt. 




"Sheri demonstrated strong leadership skills during several complex projects...She is an effective communicator and influencer who also embraces ideas and perspectives that may differ from hers. She eagerly collaborated with diverse ideas...Sheri is well regarded by her peers...and is a Supply Chain industry leader...Sheri certainly lives up to her moniker of Supply Chain Queen! She is top Supply Chain talent bar none."


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Industry Leader


"I wanted to personally thank you...it really made a difference in how I think about my reach to customers...you helped me realize that people connect with me because of my personality, not in spite of it. But even more than that your kind words have given me the incentive to show more of my true passion in face to face meetings. Thank you again for being so bold. Coming from anyone else, it wouldn't have had the same impact."


Executive Advisory, 

Client Feedback


"Sheri demonstrated a unique set of skills that drove project deliverable's and outstanding outcomes. Her personality made it very easy to work with. Specifically, Sheri excels in strategic planning and architecture design, her determination of overcoming obstacles and disrupting the norm is contagious. I highly recommend Sheri..."




Lean Six Sigma

Industry Leader

Watch Sheri demonstrate 'The Next Age of Industry' as Panasonic's Integrated Supply Chain Expert & Influencer

The Next Age of Industry

CES 2018

Watch Sheri describe the Top 10 Trends and Innovation in Supply Chain as an IBM Futurist at Gartner ITExpo & Symposium

The Top 10 Trends and Innovation in Supply Chain 

Gartner ITExpo, October 2018

Watch Sheri describe the supply chain of 2025 that personalizes the way things are made, shipped, and sold.

Personalized Omni-Channel Customer Experience of the Future

CES 2018

SupplyChainQueen ® | Executive Advisor and Thought Leader| IBM Futurist | Influencer in Supply Chain, Sustainability, Innovation, and Leadership


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