Associate Professor Keith Barrett Carter

Keith Carter’s mission is to “Help others succeed.” through his lecturing, writing, inventing, and mentoring. He also delivers results by leading several Big Data projects in retail, fintech, supply chain, and education. Personally, he leads a men’s bible study and with his wife a family bible study.

He asks, “Why do people with good facts, make bad decisions?”

He is an associate professor at the NUS School of Computing, where he has two mandates: teaching and consulting. He has a passion for engaging and inspiring students to achieve more. He teaches Supply Chain Visualization, and Purchasing and Materials Management and connects students with companies at all levels to bring the theory to life in the business world.

He consults senior business leaders on strategy, actionable intelligence, design thinking, and human capital. He is consultant to the president of Hong Leong Finance, the managing director of Bollore, Non-Exec Director of Datarama a Fintech startup, past Principal Advisor to KPMG and past Non-Exec Director of Mentorica (a mobile Big Data solution provider).

He is invited to speak around the world including prestigious venues TEDx, Gartner, IBM, KPMG, SingHealth, Media & Infocomm Development Authority, Financial Times, The Economist and more.

From 1999 to 2012 Keith worked for the Estee Lauder Companies, Global Supply Chain Center of Excellence, tasked to lead the strategic changes to supply chain to improve the overall performance of the company. Keith established and led Global Supply Chain initiatives:  Supply Chain Intelligence, Knowledge Management, Transformation Governance, and Data Management. All to achieve end-to-end supply chain visibility.

From 1995 to 1998 Keith Carter worked as a consultant for Andersen Consulting in New York, now Accenture. His clients included: Goldman Sachs, St Paul Reinsurance, NY State, and Smith Barney.

Keith holds an MBA from Cornell University and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic and is certified in procurement and counter-terrorism.

Industry Credentials

Accenture • KPMG • DBS • Hong Leong Finance • Citibank • ANZ • China Construction Bank • DSM • Panasonic • Sompo Japan Nipponkoa • P&G • SAP • Qlik • BW Offshore • New York State • Gucci • Bollore • Google • Rio Tinto • Human Capital Leadership Institute