SAS Days at CSU

2018 Panelists


Cameron AmigoCameron Amigo

Cameron Amigo is a Graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy where he majored in Logistics and Intermodal Transportation. After his graduation he was a Tug Boat Captain in the Port of Cleveland while earning his MBA with a concentration in Supply Chain from Cleveland State.

In 2013, Cameron deployed overseas as a Logistics Officer with the Ohio Army National Guard, where he led as the Sea Mobility Team for the 371st Sustainment Brigade at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Cameron is currently the Global IT and Data Management Lead for an international logistics company who specializes in maritime transportation of bulk liquids.  Additionally, he is currently working on his Masters in Business Analytics from Indiana University.

Marc BlubaughMarc Blubaugh

Marc is a partner at the law firm of Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff, where he serves as the Co-Chair of the firm’s nationally recognized Transportation & Logistics Practice Group, which was recognized yet again in 2017 by U.S. News & World Report as the “Transportation Law Firm of the Year” out of all law firms in the United States.  Marc represents commercial shippers, carriers of all modes and third-party logistics providers of all kinds in state and federal courts around the country.  He also regularly advises these businesses regarding contracting and regulatory issues and provides strategic advice to minimize liability. 

Marc is a Past President of the Transportation Lawyers Association and is an active leader in a number of other transportation and logistics-related trade associations, such as the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (where he was a two-term President of the Columbus Roundtable), the Intermodal Association of North America (where he serves as outside General Counsel), the American Trucking Associations, the Transportation Intermediaries Association, the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council, the International Warehousing Logistics Association and the Transportation Logistics Council.  He frequently presents on the subject of transportation and logistics at industry events throughout North America.

Dr. Jen-Yi (Jay) ChenDr. Jay Chen

Dr. Jen-Yi (Jay) Chen is Associate Professor of Operations & Supply Chain Management at the Monte Ahuja College of Business at Cleveland State University. His recent research lies at the interface of marketing and operations management with a focus on sustainability issues. At CSU, he teaches spreadsheet modeling and business analytics, and advises regional medical centers and manufacturing companies. He earned his M.S.E. in Industrial & Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan, and his Ph.D. in Operations Management from Purdue University.

Dan ConwayDr. Daniel Conway

Daniel Conway currently serves on the faculty at USF in Tampa, Florida, where he teaches and researches blockchain, IoT (Internet of Things), Artificial Intelligence and analytics.  Over the past 20 years, he has also served on faculty at Indiana University, Notre Dame, Northwestern, Florida, Virginia Tech and Iowa.  He is on the SAE IoT program committee, a columnist for CognitiveWorld and was the first Professor in Residence at Cisco Systems.  He is Chief Operating Officer of the blockchain startup The Apollo Group, Chief Data Officer at QLytix, and serves as an advisor to several blockchain startup companies.  He can be reached anytime at, as his boat has wifi.

Roger ThomasRoger Thomas

Roger Thomas, Manufacturing Industry Principal with SAS, has spent twenty years advising and delivering on supply chain solutions for the manufacturing industry. He has a specialty focus in leveraging analytics within IBP processes and brings a wealth of experience in understanding both the technology and change management aspects critical for success.


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