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John Springer '79

John Springer '79

Vice President of Supply Chain (Retired)

John H. Springer is based in Austin, Texas where after executive supply chain leadership roles at IBM, Dell, and retiring from Nike, Inc. He is focused on continuing to mentor individuals, firms and institutions to help them reach their potential.

At Nike, Inc. Springer was vice president of supply chain with responsibility over Nike Golf’s global supply chain including fulfillment, production, supply and demand planning, as well as corporate responsibility. Additionally, Springer served as chief operating officer over Nike Inc, affiliates which included Nike owned brands such as Converse, Hurley International, Cole Haan and Umbro (both of which have been sold by Nike). Before joining Nike, Springer held supply chain leadership roles at Dell, Inc. and IBM covering both domestic and international expansion roles.

Springer earned his B.S. in supply chain at Syracuse University and his MBA from St. Edwards University in Austin, Texas. Throughout his career Springer has served on boards of both publicly traded companies and non-profits.