Donald Shobrys

Director, MIT Venture Mentoring Service

Don Shobrys is a Co Director of the MIT Venture Mentoring Service.  Don has engineering degrees from MIT and Northwestern and a PhD in Operations Research from Johns Hopkins. His career focused on helping organizations make decisions more quickly and more effectively.  His career began at Exxon, which he left to help start Chesapeake Decision Sciences, a pioneer in developing analytical tools for supply chain operations management.  He worked with over 100 Fortune 1000 companies in North America and Europe, and ran Chesapeake’s operations prior to the sale of the company. He is a past President of the MIT Alumni Association, past Chair of the MIT Annual Fund Board, and served on the MIT Corporation.