Watch this Virtual Town Hall to learn how you can better forecast and plan during the chaos of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. IBF has put together this online event with veteran Demand Planning Directors and Heads of Supply Chain at global companies who share how they are managing their demand (or lack thereof) and supply planning during this time. They discuss the impact of Covid-19 on business planning, and draw from their experience in managing other crises and economic turndowns to reveal how to react. This interactive panel discussion is designed to mitigate risk and protect your company’s bottom line.
Dustin Deal is the Director of Business Planning & Operations at Motorola. Over the past 20+ years he has held various functions at Motorola including Global Inventory Planning, Global Demand Planning and North American Fulfillment Operations. Dustin earned a BBA in Operations Management from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and his MBA from Texas Christian University.
Patrick Bower has a wide area of expertise, including S&OP, Demand Planning, Inventory, Network Optimization, and Production Scheduling. A recognized expert on demand planning and S&OP, and a self-professed “S&OP geek” - Patrick was previously Practice Manager of Supply Chain Planning at the consulting firm, Plan4Demand where his client list included Diageo, Bayer, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Foster Farms, Cabot Industries and American Girl. Patrick’s experience encompasses tenures with Cadbury, Kraft Foods, Unisys, and Snapple. Patrick also worked for the supply chain software company - Numetrix, and was Vice President of R&D at Atrion International. He was also the recipient of IBF’s 2012 award for Excellence in Business Forecasting & Planning.
Andrew Schneider is an award-winning Integrated Business Planning and Supply Chain Management professional. He currently works as Supply Chain Manager for Viega LLC. Prior to this, he was employed with Ball Corporation, the world’s largest sustainable & innovative beverage packaging company. Andrew is also on the Board of Advisors for the Institute for Business Forecasting & Planning (IBF), a triple-fellow with the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) , and a regular international speaker at industry events. He is a hands-on data scientist & practitioner, while also an inspirational industry leader with a passion for innovating & advancing the fields of demand planning, S&OP, and enterprise risk management. He is an IBF Advanced Certified Professional Forecaster (ACPF).