Hosts: Chris Gaffney and Mike Ogle
In This Episode:
We speak with Dr. Oliver Hedgepeth, who is a former trucking company business owner and founding director of the Army’s AI Center for Logistics. He is currently a full-time professor at American Public University, an institution focusing on teaching military students. Oliver shares his passion for the growing areas of reverse logistics and artificial intelligence. He encourages companies to hire the military because of all the great soft skill characteristics they bring with them. He closes with a focus on pursuing a career that makes you happy because that makes everyone around you happier and more inspired.
Who is Dr. Oliver Hedgepeth?
Dr. Oliver Hedgepeth is a full-time professor at American Public University (APU). He was program director of three academic programs: Reverse Logistics Management, Transportation and Logistics Management and Government Contracting. He was Chair of the Logistics Department at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Dr. Hedgepeth was the founding Director of the Army’s Artificial Intelligence Center for Logistics from 1985 to 1990, Fort Lee, Virginia.