How did you get started in supply chain and what attracted you to the field? I got started in supply chain a little bit by accident. Early in my career in Marketing, one of my responsibilities was to forecast the business for financial and operational planning. Little did I know then that I was going to have a 20+ year career in planning. Although I did not consider volume forecasting to be critical to Marketing, I learned that it combined my skills, education, and personality very well. I’m very detail oriented, analytical, communicative, and could turn on the extroverted personality when needed. All those are critical to success in supply chain planning, and I found it fulfilling, challenging, ...

From Issue: Why Aren’t Demand Planners Adopting Machine Learning? Why You Should Take the Leap
(Summer 2023)

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