Rosemary Coates

Author; President
Blue Silk Consulting

ROSEMARYCOATES isthe President of Blue Silk Consulting, a Global Supply Chain consultancy. Sheis an Best Selling author with 5 books:  “42 Rules for Sourcing and Manufacturing inChina,”  “42 Rules for Superior FieldService,”  “Negotiation Blueprinting forBuyers,” “The Reshoring Guidebook,” and “Legal Blacksmith – How to Avoid andDefend Supply Chain Disputes.”  Ms.Coates earned an MBA from University of San Diego and a BS in BusinessLogistics from Arizona State University. She has been a management consultant for 25 years, with an impressivelist of over 80 global supply chain clients. She serves on the Board of Directors of the University of San DiegoSupply Chain Management Institute and teaches Global Supply Chain Strategy atUC Berkeley.  She is an Expert Witnessfor cases involving supply chains.