Don Klock is a senior global procurement and supply chain executive with over 30 years of international and domestic experience with major multinational consumer products corporations, such as Colgate Palmolive, Mars, Inc. and Reckitt and Benckiser. After retiring from Colgate Palmolive, he decided to pursue a second career in teaching. He currently is an adjunct professor of Supply Chain Management at the Rutgers University Business School. In 2008, Don completed an 11- year career at Colgate Palmolive where most recently he was Vice President-Chief Procurement Officer. During his tenure, he completed a 4-year global procurement transformation, achieving saving in excess of $1 billion. Professor Klock’s areas of expertise are global procurement & sourcing, cost saving identification, supplier innovation, supply chain systems and processes, customer service improvement, talent management and change management. In 2014, he received Procurement Leaders Lifetime Achievement award recognizing him for both his business and academic contributions. In 2020, Don launched a course in Coursera, a massive open on-line course provider, entitled, “Global Procurement and Sourcing Specialization”. There are now over 30,000 enrolled students. Don holds an MBA from University of Rochester in Operations Management and BS from Clarkson University in Engineering and Management. He resides with his wife in New York City.