SOUTH BEND, Ind., Jan. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — After 33 years of high-level provide chain and logistics roles with the U.S. Division of Protection (DOD) and Protection Logistics Company and a 12 months as a personal marketing consultant, Jeffrey Curtis has joined SIMBA Chain as vp of Protection and Provide Chain. Curtis had served as an unbiased marketing consultant to the blockchain firm since February 2020 after retiring from the federal authorities.
On this newly created function, Curtis will advise SIMBA Chain on its technique concerning the DOD and federal authorities and function an envoy in navigating varied departments. Moreover, he can be concerned with business enterprise, which share the identical challenges managing the growing complexities, disruptions and cyber threats confronted by the DOD. Study extra about Curtis and his new function at SIMBA Chain right here> https://blog.simbachain.com/blog/meet-jeff-curtis-simbas-logistics-power-player
SIMBA Chain CEO Joel Neidig says that Curtis selected to affix a startup validates the great alternatives for blockchain as a vital enterprise degree know-how. “We couldn’t be extra happy to have Jeff on our staff. He began his profession at age 22 with the DOD and rose via the ranks to turn into a senior govt service member generally known as each a provide chain skilled main coverage and technique for multi-billion greenback entities and a talented analyst in leveraging analytical methods. We wish to Jeff to proceed SIMBA’s development in private and non-private provide chains, particularly within the areas of demand sensing, provide chain safety and auditability.”
Over the course of Curtis’ profession with the DOD and Protection Logistics Company, he led coverage and technique of the $35 billion group; developed and utilized logistics insurance policies, plans, packages, and operations for greater than 5.2 million navy spare components together with all meals, clothes, medication and vitality; eliminated over $3 billion within the Company’s stock whereas mitigating efficiency danger; and created a single stock level for 90 p.c of inventory that generated instant financial savings of $200 million and one other $35 million in annual recurring financial savings.
Curtis, who discovered of SIMBA Chain by probability at a provide chain convention, says what attracted him to affix the corporate was that its blockchain platform is a real, market-proven product. “That SIMBA negotiated via the wickets of DARPA and secured a number of Small Enterprise Innovation Analysis (SBIR) awards of their early days is greater than spectacular. Being a younger firm with restricted forms, SIMBA has the benefit of being nimble. That is extremely essential to each authorities and trade which were pressured to navigate unprecedented disruptions over the past 12 months and wish actual options to a litany of threats. Blockchain positively has a job in mitigating danger.”
Curtis earned a bachelor of science in Enterprise Administration from Ohio State College. He earned Stage III DAWIA Contracting from the Protection Acquisition College and accomplished superior programs on the Federal Govt Institute and Institute for Protection and Enterprise.
About SIMBA Chain, Inc.
SIMBA Chain’s cloud-based enterprise platform allows academia, trade, and governments to shortly develop and deploy Net 3.0 distributed purposes (dApps) throughout many blockchain platforms. SIMBA Chain was born in 2017 via a DARPA grant awarded to the College of Notre Dame and ITAMCO. SIMBA Chain is the recipient of TechPoint’s 2019 Mira Award for New Product of the 12 months and 1st Supply Financial institution’s 2019 Commercialization Award. The SIMBA Chain platform helps Ethereum, Quorum, Binance Good Chain, RSK, Stellar, Hyperledger, and different blockchain protocols. Learn more.