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We often celebrate the 40 under 40 entrepreneurs in every community, but how often do you see anyone praising the 70 over 70 business leaders who are making things happen in the world of business. Paul Tasner's TED Talk on "How I Became an Entrepreneur at 66" is a must watch TED Talk (TED, not TEDx).
Paul Tasner is the co-founder and CEO of PulpWorks, and his story about career and entrepreneurship is one that everyone should hear. Thom Singer ran across his TED Talk online and immediately knew he had to interview Paul on the "Making Waves at C-Level Podcast".
About Paul Tasner and PulpWorks
PulpWorks is the capstone in a 40-year career in supply chain management for Paul. Earlier, he held leadership positions in procurement, manufacturing, and logistics in ventures ranging from start-up to Fortune 100. Included among them are: The Clorox Company (consumer packaged goods), California Closet Company (home furnishings), Method Products (consumer packaged goods), Hepagen (vaccines), OM2 (supply chain consultancy), and the Reclipse Group (supply chain consultancy). His clients have included: Clif Bar, Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis Consumer Health, Borden Chemical, Dial Corporation, Unilever, and Industrial Light+Magic.
In 2008, Paul founded and continues to lead the San Francisco Bay Area Green Supply Chain Forum – the first such assembly of supply chain executives anywhere. He has authored many papers and presentations on supply chain sustainability and currently lectures on this timely topic in the MBA Programs at San Francisco State University and Golden Gate University as well as the Packaging Engineering Department at San Jose State University.
He is an Industrial Engineering graduate of the New Jersey Institute of Technology and holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Boston University.
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