Zal Phiroz, PhD

San Diego, California

General Specialty

Products Liability
Supply Chain

Specialty Focus

Best Practices
Business Interruption
Consumer Behavior
Demand Projection
Industry Standards
Personal Injury
Product Defect
Product Design
Product Liability
Product Recall
Product Safety
Product Testing
Quality Assurance
Quality Control
Safety Testing
Stop Sale
Supply Chain
Supply Chain Ownership
Supply Chain Responsibility

Dr. Phiroz provides expert witness testimony on manufacturing vulnerability causing personal injury, product liability, product recall, product defect, quality control, packaging and distribution.

Dr. Phiroz has held a number of academic and executive roles, including appointments at Harvard, USC, UCSD, MSU, Proctor & Gamble (NYSE:PG). He currently holds a fellowship at Harvard University and has published numerous articles and books in the area of supply chain management.

The following are some examples of Dr. Phiroz’s expert and consulting projects:

– Personal injury due to manufacturing design and distribution flaws. Analysis of industry standards for quality and safety within the manufacturing, storage, transportation, packaging and quality control phases of a supply chain.

– Supply chain design, responsibility and liability. Determination of inventory ownership across various channels. Assessment of liability, by way of supply chain functionality and design.

– Inventory and supply chain entity valuation. Inventory depreciation valuation and analysis. Product obsolescence analysis. Physical supply chain entity valuation, in line with international transportation logistics.

In addition to holding a PhD in Supply Chain Management, Dr. Phiroz holds an MBA, and two degrees in Computer Science from the University of Windsor.



  • PhD – Supply Chain Management, University of Cape Town
  • MBA, Wayne State University
  • BS (Honors) – Computer Information Systems, University of Windsor
  • BCS – Computer Science, University of Windsor
  • Inclusive Teaching Fellowship – Harvard University 2023 – 2025



  • CIPM | Certified International Procurement Manager
  • CISCM | Certified International Supply Chain Manager
  • CISCPM | Certified International Supply Chain Planning Manager


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