David .S Jacoby has been consulting for 30 years in operations strategy and performance improvement. He is the president of Boston Strategies International, which consults to the largest industrial manufacturing, energy, and logistics companies worldwide, as well as lenders, law ﬁrms, and government and international nongovernmental organizations. He is the author of From Bogota to Beijing (Lexington Press, 2018); Trump, Trade and The End of Globalization (Praeger, 2018); Optimal Supply Chain Management in Oil, Gas, and Power Generation (PennWell, 2012); and Guide to Supply Chain Management (The Economist, 2009). Formerly, he taught operations management at Boston University’s graduate school of business. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School, a master’s in international business from the Lauder Institute, and a bachelor of science in economics from the University of Pennsylvania.