Jonathan Byrnes

Senior Lecturer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Jonathan Byrnes

Jonathan Byrnes

Senior Lecturer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Biography

Founder of Swift Rivers, Inc., Jonathan L. S. Byrnes presently occupies the position of Chairman for Profit Isle, Inc. and President of Jonathan Byrnes & Co. He is also on the board of MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. and Harvard Magazine, Inc. He previously held the position of Chairman at Swift Rivers, Inc. and President of Harvard Alumni Association. Dr. Byrnes received an MBA from Columbia University and a doctorate from Harvard University.

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Jonathan Byrnes & Co.
Swift Rivers, Inc.

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Number of Boards

5

Birthday

1948

Age

72

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President & Chief Executive Officer at MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc.

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Senior Vice President at SAP SE

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Former Vice President, Global Quality at Ford Motor Company

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Co-Founder at Jacobson Family Investments, Inc.

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Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Board of Directors at Henry Schein, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer, Automation Andcontrol Solutions at Honeywell International, Inc.

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Former Audit Partner at Arthur Andersen LLP

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Managing Partner at Scura Paley & Co. LLC

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Chief Executive Officer at Cardinal Health, Inc.

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Director, Center for Transportation & Logistics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology - School of Engineering

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Jonathan Byrnes
Senior Lecturer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Education
Class of 1974

Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.

Doctorate

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

MBA

Columbia Business School (CBS) is the business school of Columbia University in Manhattan, New York City. It was established in 1916 to provide business training and professional preparation for undergraduate and graduate Columbia University students. It is one of six Ivy League business schools and its admission process is among the most selective of top business schools.

Memberships
President
Prior

The Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) maintains and enhances a highly engaged, vibrant community of alumni and friends worldwide. The HAA, with offices on the 6th floor of 124 Mt. Auburn Street in Cambridge, is the official association of all alumni of Harvard University. Its regular members include recipients of all degrees granted by the University and Radcliffe College, as well as the members of all University Faculties. Others whose names appear on the alumni records of the University, but who have not received degrees, are associate members. They may attend any meetings and take part in any activities of the Association but may not vote for Overseers of the University or Directors of the HAA. The purpose of the HAA as stated in its Constitution is to promote the welfare of Harvard University and to establish a mutually beneficial relationship between Harvard University and its alumni. The HAA helps alumni connect with the University and with fellow graduates through a wealth of Club activities, continuing education programs, online services, and alumni events around the world.

Career History
Senior Lecturer
Current

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

President
1976 - Current

Jonathan Byrnes & Co. is a private company headquartered in Lexington, MA. The firm operates consulting company.

Chairman
1999 - 2012

Swift Rivers, Inc. provides enterprise software for return management systems. The firm provides services to the direct retail, leasing, manufacturing, and industrial distribution companies. Its software enables comprehensive management of the product returns process from customer interaction, through logistics, to final product disposition. The company was founded by John Wass, Jonathan L. S. Byrnes, and Joel Butler in 1999 and is headquartered in Woburn, MA.

Boards & Committees
Director
Current

Harvard Magazine, Inc. is an American private company that publishes news through online and offline.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior

The Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) maintains and enhances a highly engaged, vibrant community of alumni and friends worldwide. The Harvard Alumni Association was previously known as the Associated Harvard Alumni. The latter was formed on July 1, 1965, as an amalgamation of the Harvard Alumni Association (est. 1840) and the Associated Harvard Clubs (est. 1897). The HAA, with offices on the 6th floor of 124 Mt. Auburn Street in Cambridge, is the official association of all alumni of Harvard University. Its regular members include recipients of all degrees granted by the University and Radcliffe College, as well as the members of all University Faculties. Others whose names appear on the alumni records of the University, but who have not received degrees, are associate members. They may attend any meetings and take part in any activities of the Association but may not vote for Overseers of the University or Directors of the HAA. The purpose of the HAA as stated in its Constitution is to promote the welfare of Harvard University and to establish a mutually beneficial relationship between Harvard University and its alumni. The HAA helps alumni connect with the University and with fellow graduates through a wealth of Club activities, continuing education programs, online services, and alumni events around the world.

Political Donations
$500
2001

Former Chairman at Massachusetts Democratic Party

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Swift Rivers, Inc. provides enterprise software for return management systems. The firm provides services to the direct retail, leasing, manufacturing, and industrial distribution companies. Its software enables comprehensive management of the product returns process from customer interaction, through logistics, to final product disposition. The company was founded by John Wass, Jonathan L. S. Byrnes, and Joel Butler in 1999 and is headquartered in Woburn, MA.

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