Karin L. Bursa, Vice President of Marketing, Logility
With more than 25 years of experience in the development, support and marketing of enterprise software solutions, Karin is able to provide The Voyager Blog several provoking perspectives including market-shaping events, end-user perspectives and technical reviews. She is a widely quoted source on the evolution of the supply chain, frequent author to many leading publications, and can be found speaking at many of the industry’s leading conferences.
John Brewer, Director of Marketing, Logility
John has more than 20 years experience working in high tech companies, creating and executing marketing communications strategies, product marketing programs, ROI models, and more. John brings his expertise in writing educational papers to The Voyager Blog and helps identify best practices for supply chain practitioners in the areas of inventory optimization, demand planning, manufacturing, and related supply chain optimization topics.
Sean P. Willems, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Operations and Technology Management, Boston University School of Management
Dr. Willems’ pioneered the development of model-driven supply chain management software. In 2002 he co-founded Optiant, a provider of multi-echelon inventory optimization tools, which was later acquired by Logility, Inc. His highly recognized work with companies such as Hewlett Packard and Proctor & Gamble has led to prestigious finalist selections for the 2003 and 2010 Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research and the Management Sciences as well as a finalist in 2006 and 2008 for the Daniel H. Wagner Prize for Excellence in Operations Research Practice.
Chris Russell, Vice President Inventory Optimization, Logility
Chris brings his experience of 20 plus years working with enterprise software to The Voyager Blog and is ready to bring his “no nonsense” approach to this forum and provide practical advice to help you optimize the supply chain. As he says, “I love my job. I get to go to new places and meet great people and help them solve problems. I see the inner workings of some of the best organizations in the world and talk with the people who run the supply chains that run the world.”
Ed Thompson, Senior Vice President of Global Services, Logility
Ed has more than 20 years' experience delivering exceptional service to customers. Prior to joining Logility, Ed held several key positions in IT and operations, including IT systems management for retail and distribution at Sara Lee Direct (now Hanesbrands, Inc.), and as part of the start-up team for the Hanes Her Way footwear business. His background also includes management consulting services with Price Waterhouse and serving as vice president of consumer goods and retail at i2 Technologies.