Brent Beabout was formerly Senior Vice President Integrated eCommerce Supply Chain at Walmart, where he had operating responsibility for all aspects of Walmart.com and Samsclub.com Supply Chain, including Fulfillment Operations, Network Strategy, Transportation, and Inventory Management.
Prior to joining Walmart in 2014, Brent held the position of SVP, Supply Chain at Office Depot where he had operating responsibility for all aspects of the Office Supply Retailer’s Global Supply Chain. Brent previously served in numerous senior leadership roles within DHL Express and Amazon.com. In these roles, Brent led teams in the strategic design and implementation of large-scale, highly optimized supply chain networks that provided unparalleled service to the end customer. He began his professional career as a naval officer while serving over a decade on nuclear-powered sub-marines.
Brent is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. He holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management. He is a member of IIE, INFORMS, and CSCMP and is currently serving on several industry-related advisory boards. Brent frequently speaks on the Intersection of Global Supply Chain Operations, Technology, and Leadership at Industry and Academic Forums.