Dean Wise joined BNSF as vice president, Network Strategy, in February 2010. BNSF Railway, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is one of North America’s leading freight transportation companies operating on 32,500 route miles of track in 28 states and three Canadian provinces, integral to the global supply chains of mining, utility, agricultural, industrial, and consumer products industries. Dean was previously President and managing partner at Norbridge, Inc., a management a consulting firm focusing on the freight transport and logistics industry. Prior to joining Norbridge, he was vice president of Mercer Management Consulting, now Oliver Wyman. Dean’s prior experience also includes management positions at Temple Barker & Sloane, Inc., Conrail and Southern Pacific Transportation Company. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geography from Colgate University and a Master’s degree from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University.