Upcoming Webinars (2)

Deep Transformation with Smart Supply Chain Digitization

Event Info

icon_calendar.jpg June 17, 2021
icon_clock.jpg12noon ET
icon_stopwatch.jpgDuration: 1 hour 

A networking session will follow the webinar from 1-1:30pm EDT

 

Speaker

Simchi-Levi

David Simchi-Levi is a Professor of Engineering Systems at MIT and serves as the head of the MIT Data Science Lab.  He is considered one of the premier thought leaders in supply chain management and business analytics.

Professor Simchi-Levi is the current Editor-in-Chief of Management Science.  He has won numerous INFORMS awards, and has founded or cofounded three companies -LogicTools,  OPS Rules, and Opalytics - which were acquired by IBM, Accenture, and Accenture Applied Intelligence, respectively.

Abstract

The presentation is focused on a practical supply chain digitization strategy that includes three important components: a unified, single, view of demand; supply chain segmentation; and smart planning and execution, all of which are powered by Digitization, Analytics and Automation.

 

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These webinars are an initiative of the INFORMS Practice Section and are organized by Dr. Rajesh Tyagi (RajeshTyagi@yahoo.com).

Upcoming webinars for this initiative which focuses on the application of OR/Analytics to real world problems:

Date Speaker Topic

August 20

Dr. Natalia Summerville, SAS

Overview of Data4Good Optimization Applications

Driving Business Value at Ford through Analytics

Event Info

icon_calendar.jpg July 16, 2021
icon_clock.jpg12noon ET
icon_stopwatch.jpgDuration: 1 hour


 

Speaker

Erica Klampfl

    Erica Klampfl leads the Global Operations Analytics team for Ford Motor Company including Quality, Material Cost, Purchasing, Product Development, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Sustainability/Compliance, Finance, Human Resources, Office of the General Council, Safety, Reliability, and Consulting and Research. Previously, she was the Director of Greenfield Labs, where she launched a human-centered design organization tasked with building new products and services for Ford Smart Mobility. This builds on her prior role as the Global Mobility Solutions Manager at Ford, defining Ford’s near, mid, and long-term mobility strategy that laid the groundwork for the Ford Smart Mobility initiative. Erica started her career at Ford in Research and Advanced Engineering working over a decade in developing and applying operations research and other analytics techniques to inform business strategy, strengthen environmental sustainability, and improve manufacturing efficiency. She received a Ph.D. in Computational and Applied Mathematics from Rice University and has served on the Industrial and Operations Engineering Department advisory board at the University of Michigan, the Board of Governors for the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, and is a former mentor of Techstars Mobility Detroit, a start-up accelerator program.  Erica has been active in INFORMS including as INFORMS Analytics Conference Chair, INFORMS Prize Committee Chair, and twice as a finalist for the INFORMS Daniel H. Wagner Prize.

    Ford Motor Company and the automotive industry have a long history of applying analytics to solve tough business problems.  New technology, data sources and analytics methodology are unlocking business value and enabling Ford to address some of the most challenging problems facing the industry.  Erica will share her lessons learned from leading an analytics organization at Ford.

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    These webinars are an initiative of the INFORMS Practice Section and are organized by Dr. Arnie Greenland.

    Upcoming webinars for the initiative, "Sustaining Outstanding Analytics Organizations", which focuses on hearing from O/R Managers talk about their organizations, the types/examples of projects that their groups work on, the skill sets of the people in their groups, the types of people they are looking to hire.