Assistant Professor, Haslam College of Business, The University of Tennessee
Dr. Randy V. Bradley is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management in the Haslam College of Business at The University of Tennessee. He holds a Ph.D. in Management of Information Technology (IT) and Innovation, an M.S. in Management Information Systems, and a B.S. in Computer Engineering, all from Auburn University. As a supply chain and healthcare IT strategist and researcher, Dr. Bradley’s expertise includes digital business transformation, supply chain digitalization, and the strategic application of business analytics and IT in the supply chain, with an emphasis on the healthcare sector. He has 20+ years of experience in the IT space, with at least 15 of those years devoted to healthcare. Some of Dr. Bradley’s business background includes consulting on IT outsourcing transitions, large-scale systems integration projects, and supply chain transformation initiatives as an independent consultant, employee of Camber Operations and Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), and as a Systems Engineer for Southwire Company. He has consulted for a variety of organizations, including General Motors Locomotive Division, Alabama Department of Transportation, Pratt & Whitney, Ford Healthcare, Northwell Health (formerly North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System), and various agencies within the U.S. Department of Defense. Dr. Bradley’s research interests and expertise include the interplay between IT strategy and supply chain performance, strategic application of business analytics, adoption and diffusion of IT in the healthcare domain, IT governance, and enterprise architecture. Dr. Bradley’s research and insights is chronicled in more than 100 articles, book chapters, columns, and proceedings of national and international practitioner and academic meetings and conferences on the strategic application of business analytics and IT in the supply chain. He is a highly sought-after speaker, and he has presented at more than 80 academic, professional, and corporate conferences and events. His research has appeared or is forthcoming in the Production and Operations Management journal, Journal of Business Logistics, Decision Sciences Journal, Journal of Management Information Systems, MIS Quarterly Executive, Information Systems Journal, Journal of Information Technology, Translational Andrology and Urology, and Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics, among others.
Dr. Bradley has been recognized for his excellence in teaching, his leadership in promoting diversity and inclusion in academia, and his impact in industry as evidenced by numerous awards and recognitions, including the National Association of Black Accountants 2017 National Achievement in Education Award, designation as a Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Fellow, and past nomination for the Tennessee HIMSS Emerging Healthcare IT Leader of the Year Award. As a member of the Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM), Association for Information Systems (AIS), Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), and the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA), and several advisory boards, councils, and board of directors he serves as an advocate for health IT and its interplay between other areas of healthcare, such as supply chain, financial/revenue cycle management, and analytics.