Supply Chain Now Radio, Episode 63
“Market Disruption, Data Analytics and Change Management”
Live broadcast from Velocity 2019
Learn more here: https://velocity-conference.com/
Mark Balte serves as Executive Vice President of Research and Development at Logility. Mr. Balte is responsible for all product development and technology strategies for the Logility Voyager Solutions™ suite. His leadership and creativity are crucial to driving innovation in Logility’s cloud strategy, product architecture, advanced analytics, and mobility. Mr. Balte has more than 30 years of experience in development, implementation and support of supply chain software solutions.
Prior to leading the research and development organization, Mr. Balte helped customers configure and deploy Logility Voyager Solutions. Mr. Balte holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from The University of the South (Sewanee) and a Master of Science degree in Operations Research from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a frequent guest lecturer for the supply chain management graduate program at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Connect with Mark Balte on LinkedIn, follow Logility on Twitter and learn more about the company here: https://www.logility.com/
Mark Burstein serves as President of NGC, where he leads all of the company’s sales, marketing and research and development operations. Mark joined NGC in 2002 and has served in numerous executive sales and marketing positions, including Vice President of PLM and Global Sourcing Solutions. Mark has many years of experience working with design and sourcing professionals at major U.S. retailers on the production of private-label apparel. Prior to joining NGC, Mark was president of Caribbean Apparel Associates (CAA), overseeing all operations for a clothing manufacturer with factories in Colombia and Mexico.
Mark was also executive vice-president of sales for Miami-based PIBA Industries, a vertical manufacturer of intimate apparel and sportswear. Mark began his career as a systems analyst for Accenture. Mark is active in industry organizations including the National Retail Federation (NRF), the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA), and the American Apparel Producers Network (AAPN). He earned a MBA from Emory University and a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Florida. Connect with Mark Burstein on LinkedIn, follow NGC on Twitter and learn more about the company here: https://www.ngcsoftware.com/
Glenn Pascrell is the Senior Vice President of Merchandise Planning and Market Analytics at CITIZEN WATCH AMERICA. He is responsible for merchandise planning, inventory management, purchasing, and product pricing for the US market. Competitive market research and analytics is his newest area of responsibility.
Glenn has been with CITIZEN WATCH AMERICA since 2005. Prior to CITIZEN, Glenn contributed in key merchandising and planning positions with Pfizer, VF Corporation and Cambridge Information Group. Celebrating 100 years, CITIZEN, a pioneer in watchmaking and innovative technology, promotes excellence and creativity with a deep-rooted respect for craftsmanship.
For over 40 years, CITIZEN’s Eco-Drive technology has served as the prime example of how the brand is dedicated to making the world and its environment a better place. CITIZEN WATCH AMERICA is a subsidiary of CITIZEN WATCH GROUP, encompassing four major brands: the eponymous CITIZEN brand, the number one mid-market watch Brand in America; Bulova, Frederique Constant, and Alpina; and four major markets: US, UK, Canada and Mexico. Connect with Glenn Pascrell on LinkedIn and learn more about Citizen Watch America here: https://www.citizenwatch.com/
Scott W. Luton is the founder of Supply Chain Now Radio and also serves as Managing Partner for TalentStream. He has worked extensively in the end-to-end Supply Chain industry for more than 15 years, appearing in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Dice and Quality Progress Magazine.
Scott currently serves as Executive Vice President of APICS Atlanta, was recently named a 2019 Pro to Know in Supply Chain by Supply & Demand Executive. He served on the 2018 Georgia Logistics Summit Executive Committee and currently serves as Chair of the 2019 Atlanta Supply Chain Awards Planning Committee. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and holds the APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) credential.
As a Veteran of the United States Air Force, Scott also volunteers on the Business Pillar for VETLANTA, and maintains active membership in the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance & CSCMP Atlanta Roundtable. Connect with Scott Luton on LinkedIn and follow him on Twitter at @ScottWLuton. Learn more about TalentStream, a leading recruiting & staffing firm that helps companies find top talent in the Engineering, Manufacturing and Supply Chain space, by visiting their website here: www.talentstreamstaffing.com
Upcoming Events & Resources Mentioned in this Episode
APICS Atlanta CSCP and CLTD Boot Camps at Georgia Tech: click here
eCommerce Operations Summit: https://www.operationssummit.com/
MRO Americas: https://mroamericas.aviationweek.com/en/home.html
Velocity 2019 Conference: https://velocity-conference.com/
AME Atlanta 2019 Lean Summit: https://www.ame.org/ame-atlanta-2019-lean-summit
EFT 3PL & Supply Chain Summit: click here
Gartner Supply Chain Leadership Conference in Phoenix: https://www.gartner.com/en/conferences/na/supply-chain-us