Logility Announces Keynote Speakers for Connections 2015
Supply Chain Industry Experts and Leaders from Simplot and Gartner Step Up to the Mic
ATLANTA — September 8, 2015 — Logility, Inc., a leading provider of collaborative supply chain optimization and advanced retail planning solutions, today announced the keynote lineup for its annual customer conference, Connections 2015: The Voice of Supply Chain Success, at the Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego, CA, September 15 — 17, 2015. The speakers this year will include John Ball, senior director, optimization for JR Simplot Company’s North American Food Group, one of the largest privately held food and agribusiness companies in North America, and Mike Uskert, managing vice president, Gartner.
John Ball is responsible for leading the development and implementation of Simplot’s IT systems road map, managing demand planning and the company’s new product introduction process. Additionally, he oversees several business development and process optimization initiatives. During his keynote presentation, John will share how Simplot deployed Logility Voyager Solutions™ to help support the company’s transformation and growth initiatives in support of their sales and operations planning (S&OP) process.
Mike Uskert is a managing vice president in Gartner’s Supply Chain Research Group where he leads the Gartner cross–industry analyst team covering the plan, source, make, deliver, customer fulfillment, and PLM functions. Following executive roles in industry, Mike joined Gartner in 2010 to help organizations define their strategy vision and implement best practices to help mature their operations. Mike will lead the audience through Gartner’s latest research to identify the trends and share insights to help companies continue their pursuit of supply chain excellence.
Connections 2015 is the forum for Logility customers, industry experts and thought leaders to showcase how businesses can run smarter with Logility’s innovative Voyager Solutions suite to help enhance visibility, drive growth and boost profitability thru supply chain management. Connections 2015 is the best source of insights from the community of users who share the mission to Outplan, Outperform and Outpace their competition.
Attendees at Connections will have the option to attend more than 16 customer led sessions along with 20 training classes led by Logility experts and industry thought leaders. Speakers at Connections 2015 include supply chain experts from: American Hotel Register Company, ASICS, Big Lots!, Continental Mills, Daltile, Glen Raven, Groupe Dynamite Garage, Ingram Micro, Intel, Modell’s Sporting Goods, Moen, Nebraska Furniture Mart, Red Wing Shoes, Snap AV, Starbucks, and Timken. To learn more or to register for Connections 2015 please visit http://www.logilityconnections.com.
With more than 1,250 customers worldwide, Logility is a leading provider of collaborative supply chain optimization and advanced retail planning solutions that help small, medium, large, and Fortune 500 companies realize substantial bottom–line results in record time. Logility Voyager Solutions is a complete supply chain management and retail optimization solution that features a performance monitoring architecture and provides supply chain visibility; demand, inventory and replenishment planning; Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP); supply and inventory optimization; manufacturing planning and scheduling; retail merchandise planning and allocation; and transportation planning and management. Logility customers include Big Lots, Fender Musical Instruments, Parker Hannifin, Verizon Wireless, and VF Corporation. Logility is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA), named one of the 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America by Forbes. For more information about Logility, call 800–762–5207 USA or visit https://logilityinc.wpengine.com.
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