Predictive Analytics for Demand Planning webinar

August 10, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm America/New_York
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Buyers Meeting Point - Kelly Barner - Twitter


E2Open - Josh Lash


Blue Ridge Global - Greg White


Quintiq - Dr. Edwin de Jong


John Galt - Anne Omrod

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The wealth of real-time data available today can help determine future demand for your organization’s products and services. In global supply chain management, the application of predictive analytics is key to creating flexible and nimble supply chains that are as responsive as they are intuitive. Get up to speed on the latest tools and what advantages they hold for your organization.

Why attend this webinar:

1. Learn how to apply real time data

2. Get up to date on the latest tools

3. Hear about the advantages they could hold for your organization

More information about the speakers:

E2Open - Josh Lash - Vice President Product Marketing - Twitter

John Lash is part of E2open’s product marketing team and manages the company’s Forecasting Benchmark Study, a proprietary demand planning performance report for the consumer products industry. Prior to joining E2open, John led marketing at Terra Technology and held leadership positions in the environmental sustainability and high tech industries, with 30 years of experience in marketing, business development, strategy, sales and mergers and acquisitions. John holds an Honors Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toronto.

Blue Ridge Global - Greg White - CEO

Greg White is founder and CEO of Blue Ridge and has more than 20 years of supply chain experience. Under Greg’s leadership, Blue Ridge helps companies achieve the most precise and profitable supply chains. Prior to Blue Ridge, Greg served in leadership roles at prominent supply-chain solution organizations, including Servigistics and E3 Corporation (now JDA Software). He has successfully transformed supply chains at more than 100 companies, including Fortune 500 companies Henry Schein, Best Buy, Dell Computer, Staples, Newell Rubbermaid, Graybar Electric, and International Paper.

Quintiq - Dr. Edwin de Jong - Head of Predictive Analytics Technology

Edwin de Jong is an innovator, researcher and technology architect. He develops new ideas and realizes the creation and development of new machine learning, artificial intelligence technology and products. After completing his MSc in Technical Computer Science from Delft University of Technology and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the VUB AI Lab, he started his work in machine learning research as a Fulbright Scholar at Brandeis University in Boston. He subsequently published over 60 technical articles in the field and co-founded data mining company Adapticon, focused on developing and deploying innovative forecasting technology. Since 2012 he led the development of Quintiq's Demand Planner into a mature product that forms a core part of Quintiq's current S&OP offering. As of 2016, Edwin is heading Predictive Analytics Technology within Quintiq.

John Galt - Anne Omrod - President & CEO

Anne Omrod, the founder of John Galt Solutions, Annemarie currently serves as its President and CEO. She ensures the daily operations and strategic vision of the company closely align with our customers’ needs. She has helped thousands of customers build their forecasting and demand planning processes. Annemarie was one of the chief designers of John Galt’s award-winning ForecastX Wizard software.Annemarie earned her BS and Masters from Drexel University, and is also a Certified Professional Forecaster.

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Information about the Organizer:

Kelly Barner owns, manages, and edits Buyers Meeting Point. She has a unique perspective on procurement from the numerous roles she has held during her 15 years in procurement. Kelly worked for Ahold USA (parent company of grocery chains Stop & Shop, Hannaford, Giant Landover, and more) on their not for resale sourcing team, specializing in systems implementation and hired services category sourcing. She spent three years as the Associate Director of consulting services at Emptoris before it was acquired by IBM in 2011.

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