Pleasanton, California (EastBayDaily) — Steelwedge, the leader in cloud sales and operations planning (S&OP) and demand planning solutions, today announced that a member of its board of directors, David Anderson, PhD., will speak about investments in supply chain innovation at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ (CSCMP) Annual Global Conference. The event will be held September 21-24, 2014 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio.
Dr. Anderson will present a session entitled “Follow the Money: Where Are Investors Placing Their Supply Chain Bets for the Next Five Years?” with David Beatson, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Ascent Advisors, LLC on Tuesday, September 23 at 10 am. In addition to serving as a member of the Steelwedge board of directors, Dr. Anderson is also an investor in the company. With a 35-year track record of guiding numerous global corporations to transform their supply chains into world-class organizations, he brings significant first-hand expertise to the CSCMP presentation.
Dr. Anderson is a managing director of Supply Chain Ventures, a venture capital and consulting company specializing in SaaS supply chain, marketing and sales software investing, and serves as a senior strategic advisor to leading venture and private equity funds. Previously, he was a managing partner of supply chain consulting at Accenture. At Accenture, Anderson was instrumental in building the company’s multi-billion supply chain management practice in North America, Asia and Europe.
CSCMP Session Overview: Parent Track: Track 16: The Future Supply Chain—Technologies and Strategies Shaping the Next Five Years
Session Date: 09/23/2014
Session Time: 10:00-11:30 am
Venture capital, private equity, and other investors help shape the future of supply chain by funding the innovation that creates new business models and capabilities. This panel discussion will educate attendees on how to understand where investments are being made, factors that drive them, and the potential impact on supply chains in the future.
Session Speakers: David Anderson, Managing Director, Supply Chain Ventures David Beatson, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Ascent Advisors, LLC
About CSCMP’s Annual Global Conference:
CSCMP’s Annual Global Conference provides attendees with up-to-the-minute supply chain research and industry information with the balanced perspective of practitioners, academics, and service providers. Conference content focuses on the customer and the consumer not just the process so attendees have the true end-to-end supply chain knowledge that they and their teams need to think outside of the box.
Steelwedge Software is the leading Integrated Business Planning solution provider. Steelwedge’s cloud sales and operations planning (S&OP) and demand planning software solutions connect people, process and technology to power a single view of a company’s business. In a volatile global business environment, that single line of sight powers reliable “what-if” scenario modeling and mobile analytics to pinpoint the financial impact of supply-demand trade-offs. Some of the world's largest manufacturing companies including HP, Jaguar Land Rover, Lenovo, Monsanto, trust Steelwedge to help them mitigate risk and rapidly adapt to global economic, political and environmental change through best-in-class S&OP.