Jim Tompkins is an international authority on designing and implementing end-to-end supply chains. He has started 15 businesses that have done over $2 billion in worldwide revenue during his 50-year career, has worked with private equity, designed countless industrial facilities and supply chain solutions, and enhanced the profitable growth of numerous companies, giving him an insider’s view into what makes great companies even better.
In 2020, he founded Tompkins Ventures LLC, a global hands-on solutions network that helps companies address the five major factors for business success: Leadership, Capital, Technology, Supply Chain and Facilities. He previously spent 40+ years as founder and chairman of Tompkins International from a backyard startup into an international consulting and implementation firm.
Jim received his Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering in 1969, his Master of Science in Industrial Engineering in 1970, and his Ph.D. in 1972, all from Purdue University.