Matt Myers, Ph.D.
Executive Director of the Global Business Institute
Matthew B. Myers is the Nestlé Professor and Head, Department of Marketing & Logistics, and the Executive Director of the Global Business Institute at the College of Business Administration, University of Tennessee. He teaches global marketing and business strategy at the MBA, Executive, and doctoral levels.
Dr. Myers earned his Ph.D. in business from the Eli Broad Graduate School of Management, Michigan State University, and his Masters of International Business Studies from Moore College of Business, University of South Carolina. Prior to academia, he worked with both Merrill-Lynch and IBM-Argentina. He has studied, taught, and worked in Central America, South America, Europe, Central and East Asia, and has acted as a consultant to organizations in the global distribution, chemical, insurance, pharmaceutical, and marketing research industries. He recently served as visiting faculty at both the University of St. Andrews, Scotland and the University of Verona, Italy, and has also taught in other locations including Romania, Taiwan, and Uzbekistan.
Dr. Myers’ primary areas of research are in global supply chain networks, foreign market entry strategies, and comparative marketing systems. His research has been published in a number of outlets including the Journal of Marketing, Journal of Operations Management, the Journal of International Business Studies, the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, and Sloan Management Review. He is also co-editor of the Handbook of Global Supply Chain Management (Sage). Dr. Myers is former editor for supply chain and operations research at the Journal of International Business Studies, and is a member of the editorial review boards of the Journal of International Business Studies, the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, the Journal of World Business, the Journal of International Management, and the Journal of International Marketing.
Director of the Global Business Institute
Shay Scott is the Director of the Global Business Institute (GLOBI). Scott brings to UT extensive international experience, most recently as Senior Manager of International Logistics for Dell. Scott has consulted with organizations in the high-tech, transportation, international logistics, and chemical industries. He has studied, worked, and traveled to 33 countries on five continents. Scott has taught in the United States and China.
While at Dell, Scott held positions of increasing responsibility, including a leadership position with Dell’s revolutionary DSi2 project which was featured in publications such as the Wall Street Journal and Business Week. Scott holds a U.S. patent for innovative logistics processes developed as a part of this project. He is a contributing author to the Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management Handbook.
As Director, Scott is responsible for GLOBI operations and the college’s global strategic initiatives and activities, including the global efforts of its graduate and executive education programs.