Joey Foster

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Joey Foster joined IBM Procurement in June 2016 after graduating from Michigan State University with a degree in Supply Chain Management. He joined IBM's Technology Products Sourcing team supporting the Hardware Maintenance category working with Third Party Maintenance Providers (TPM) and Original Equipment Manufactures (OEM). In 2017, he assisted in transforming IBM Procurement into an agile work environment, helping introduce practices such as standup meetings, iteration planning sessions, and retrospectives. In 2018 Joey too the role of Technology Support Services (TSS) Procurement Engagement Lead. Still working in IBM's Procurement Organization, however now working closely with senior members of the TSS team and supporting larger engagement that IBM is involved in.

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Apr 15, 2019    0
Tell us about your career path and how you got into this field – was it purposeful or by accident?
 
My interest in sourcing sparked while studying Supply Chain Management at Michigan State University. Having just finished the introductory course on procurement, I began searching for internship opportunities focused on strategic sourcing. I was offered the opportunity to intern with Logitech’s Global Procurement Team in the...