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Christian Piller

Academic Degrees

MBA, Finance, Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, DePaul University​
BS, Industrial Management, Purdue University


Christian Piller is vice president of research and sustainability at project44, one of the world's leading advanced visibility platforms for shippers and logistics service providers. In his role, Piller is responsible for research with leading supply chain universities and building project44’s sustainability initiatives.

Prior to his current role role, Piller was vice president of value engineering at project44, where he was responsible for building customer relationships while helping them understand project44's Return on Investment and unique value proposition. He joined project44 after four years with Amazon Transportation Services where his responsibilities included execution and optimization roles for NA Inbound, WePay as a Product, Amazon Freight, and working with colleagues in Luxemburg and Tokyo.

Piller is a leader of the Digital LTL Council; a member of United Nations Sustainable Ocean and Sustainable Finance Action Platforms; an instructor for the University of Tennessee’s Executive Education for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); and vice president of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Chicago Roundtable. Piller has been quoted in several publications, including Forbes, Inbound Logistics, Supply Chain Brain and Food Logistics.

Piller earned a bachelor's degree in industrial management from Purdue University where he was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity, and an MBA in finance and investment management from the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University.

Piller teaches MGT 511 Transportation and Logistics where he enjoys helping students bridge the gap between the textbook and the real world.