Professor Simon P. Greathead is an international business, negotiations, and global supply chain professor at BYU’s Marriott School of Business. Simon earned an MBA from Henley Business School at the University of Reading in the UK and a BS in Business Management from Brigham Young University in Provo, UT. Simon’s current interests focus on international business culture, international negotiations, critical thinking, decision theory, and conflict resolution.
Before entering academia Simon spent 15 years in international business, primarily in supply chain and operations roles in Europe working for major retailers, and distributors. As a native of Great Britain he has extensive international experience throughout Europe. Simon managed European Operations for a major Inc. 10 company and then most recently as President and CEO of SupplyTrix, a software company focused on enhancing buyer-supplier relationships around the world. Simon began teaching at BYU in 2008 as an international business instructor and currently teaches global supply chain, operations, negotiations, and international business courses. Simon has published in Harvard Business Review as well as Ivey Publishing and other notable journals.
Simon is married to Brooke and has four children; Luke (13), Chloe (13), Logan (11), and Lexie (9). He lives in Utah County, Utah and enjoys the outdoors and following England rugby. He also enjoys spending time with his wife and children, and in his limited spare time, reading early Christian literature and British history.