Brad Jackson

EVP Supply Chain and Manufacturing

Brad Jackson

Brad is Executive Vice President, Supply Chain and Manufacturing. In this role, he oversees sales operations and is responsible for leading all elements of the global supply chain, which include forecasting, vendor management, inventory, cost management, distribution, and compliance. He oversees all business processes which will efficiently support Rakuten Kobo’s global expansion and distribution needs, while improving flexibility and reducing costs.

Brad’s career spans some 20 years, with extensive experience in technology, supply chain, product realization and strategic business development. He has broad-based executive leadership expertise spanning design, engineering, manufacturing operations, business development, sales, marketing, strategy and innovation. He is committed to adding customer value and driving exceptional business growth, and ensures organizational success through aligning strategic vision, innovation, insight-based selling and the application of analytical and problem solving skills. 

Brad holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business, and a Bachelor of Science with Honors from Queen’s University, in electrical engineering, computer and microelectronics.