Masao Nishi

Principal, M. Nishi Strategic Advisory  
Vice President, Supply Chain Management (Retired)
Sysco Corporation

Leadership Council Member
UMSL Business - Supply Chain & Analytics Advisory Board

Masao Nishi

Masao Nishi is a supply chain management, logistics, and transportation professional. He has held management consulting, business development, and operations responsibilities. Currently, he is Principal at M. Nishi Strategic Advisory. Previously he was Vice President, Supply Chain Management and a Corporate Officer at Sysco Corporation, a $50 billion food service distributor.

Before Sysco, he was a senior executive at several technology start-up businesses, Partner at KPMG Consulting, Vice President at Sabre Group and Manugistics, and President of a subsidiary at Leaseway Transportation. He was also with Sedlak Management Consultants and Western Electric Company.

He is an active member of the supply chain community and served on the Executive Committee of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, and on the Science Advisory Board at Manhattan Associates, a supply chain software firm. He has an undergraduate engineering degree in applied mathematics and computer science and an MBA both from Washington University in St. Louis.