In this episode we talk to Michael DeLuca.
Michael DeLuca has been involved in supply chain systems and e-business integrations in the healthcare, manufacturing, software and consulting services sectors for the last 17 years. He is currently an Executive Vice President at Prodigo Solutions Inc. In this role, DeLuca leads the Operations side of the business responsible for software engineering, product development, quality assurance and client services (implementation and support).
Prior to joining Prodigo, DeLuca was Senior Director of Supply Chain Systems & Consulting Services at UPMC (a $17 billion world-renowned health care provider and insurer based in Pittsburgh, PA). He also held roles in operations and procurement at Alcoa, Motorola, Commerce One and Traco (acquired by Alcoa in 2010).
In February 2009, DeLuca was recognized as a “Pro to Know” by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine, honoring supply chain leaders demonstrating leadership during times of economic crisis. In 2010 he was selected by UPMC Talent Management to represent the 500+ Supply Chain Management organization in the inaugural 2010 Leadership Development Intensive. As a member of that group he satisfied all requirements necessary for completion by the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Executive Education, Katz Graduate School of Business.
DeLuca earned a bachelor’s degree in Operations Management, Marketing and Distribution Management from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business which has continually received the BusinessWeek top 10 ranking for Undergraduate Business Schools in the nation.