TJ Tyrrell

Consultant, Global Strategic Accounts
QAD, Inc.
Farmington Hills, MI

TJ TYRRELL has over 35 years’ experience in supply chain management and information systems. Currently, he leads a team of business consultants for QAD’s Global Strategic Accounts. Before joining QAD, he managed consulting operations for Cogniti, a business performance management software firm and provided strategy and industry consulting services for Infor Global Solutions. Also he was Field Sales Manager for Ferguson Enterprises’ Integrated Supply division providing 3rd Party Logistics Services to manufacturing organizations and was Ferguson’s Information Technology Manager responsible to ensure the IT infrastructure is responsive to organizational and customer needs. Earlier, TJ drove ISO 9000 certification while managing materials and production at Johnson Controls Inc., developed and implemented business software solutions as a Senior Manager at Baan and i2 Technologies, and managed information systems, materials and distribution at Magnetek, Inc. where he was also a TQM Program Instructor using the Philip Crosby Quality Education System. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Michigan, a Master of Science in Manufacturing Management from Kettering University, maintains APICS certifications of CPIM and CSCP, and is an instructor for APICS Detroit Chapter.