The Future of Demand Planning & Our Roles In The Age of Big Data
Virtual Best Practices Conference: Business Planning, Forecasting & S&OP/ IBP
The Future of Demand Planning & Our Roles In The Age of Big Data

You will learn:

  • The changes happening right now in supply chain and demand planning
  • How companies are becoming data-driven and how demand planners are the vanguard of this transformation
  • What tools we will be using to harness Big Data and add more value to our organizations
  • New emerging roles and how the demand planning role will change, as well as required skill sets
  • How Coca-Cola is evolving, and lessons learned from our data-driven journey
Sara Park
Vice President, End-to-End Integrated Planning
The Coca-Cola Company
Sara has over 15 years’ experience in various planning roles at Heinz, Georgia-Pacific and now The Coca-Cola Company, where she has spent almost 6 years in Finance, Supply Chain, and Business Transformation. Her latest role is in North America Finance as leader for Volume and Revenue Forecasting. Before taking this position, Sara led teams in the Planning Center of Excellence for Supply Chain & Logistics, Integrated Business Planning, and Product Lifecycle Management, where Product Lifecycle Management processes were tightly integrated with S&OP and Shelf Planning. Having managed teams and developed professionals for over a decade, she is an advocate of mentoring, coaching, and sponsoring talent. Sara holds a degree in English from the University of California and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University.