Moore's Lobby Podcast

Ep. 15 | The Emergence of the Virtual Supply Chain in a COVID-19 World

Episode #15 / 1:19:02 / December 17, 2020 by Dave Finch
Episode Sponsors: AVXMouser

What happens when supply chains are required to adapt? What will electronics distribution look like post COVID-19? Hear the experts discuss how the world of distribution is changing.

In this Industry Tech Days keynote panel, you'll hear the voices of three industry distribution experts: Mark Burr-Lonnon of Mouser Electronics, Dave Doherty of Digi-Key Electronics, and Frank McKay of Jabil, Inc. They join Dave to discuss how changes to the global supply chain affect the way practicing electrical engineers design circuits and bring products to market. A live Q&A followed the panel discussion at the time of recording.


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About Our Panelists

Mark Burr-Lonnon, Senior Vice President of Global Service & EMEA and APAC Business at Mouser Electronics



Mark Burr-Lonnon, Senior Vice President of Global Service & EMEA and APAC Business, helps guide and lead Mouser Electronics’ global service strategy as well as day-to-day international efforts. Today, with the help of his vision, Mouser has 27 Customer Service Centers strategically positioned around the globe, providing local language, currency, and same time-zone support. He brings a wealth of global electronics distribution experience, totaling over 35 years.


Dave Doherty, President and Chief Operating Officer at Digi-Key Electronics



Dave Doherty, President and Chief Operating Officer at Digi-Key Electronics, brings over 30 years of professional experience between the semiconductor manufacturing and electronics distribution industries, the last 10+ with Digi-Key. His experience and knowledge enables him to provide great insight and innovative leadership within Digi-Key and the electronics industry. Dave holds a BSEE from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, an MBA from Babson College, and has served as President of the Educational Foundation Board for the Electronics Component Industry Association as well as the chairperson for their Executive Conference.


Frank McKay, Senior Vice President & Chief Procurement Officer at Jabil, Inc.



Frank McKay is the Sr. Vice President & Chief Procurement Officer for Jabil, Inc., a global manufacturing solutions company with revenue of more than $25B. He leads an organization of approximately 600 employees located in the Americas, Europe, and Asia that are responsible for the company’s procurement and supply chain activities.