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Re-Inventing Reinvention

Tony Pittman

Originally posted on October 21, 2010

As a business professional, Pittman has spent his 14-year career focused on leadership, consulting, and supply chain management. He currently holds the title of Director, Business Relationship Management, in Hewlett Packard's Global Supply Chain Services organization located in Plano, Texas. Before joining HP (formerly EDS) in 2006, he worked as a supply chain leader and consultant for several firms, including IBM and PriceWaterhouseCoopers.


In 2007, he and his father, Charlie Pittman, published their first book, "Playing for Paterno." The book chronicles their two-generation experience under the leadership of legendary coach Joe Paterno. As starters under Paterno, Tony and Charlie went a combined 45-0-1, posting the best known father / son record in the history of major college football. Combined, the two played on three of Paterno's five undefeated teams. Additionally, both were named First Team Academic All-Americans in their senior years, the only father and son in Penn State's proud history of academic excellence to earn that distinction.


It was after turning down Harvard, Yale, and Princeton that Pittman decided to attend Penn State, following in his father's footsteps. He led the Nittany Lions in interceptions in 1993 and was a starting defensive back for the 1994 undefeated Rose Bowl champion team. He graduated with honors from Penn State in 1995. He received the Oswald award as Penn State's most outstanding scholar athlete and was recognized by the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame as one of college football's most outstanding scholar athletes.
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