Atul Bhandari is the senior director of predictive supply chain analytics at SAP and product owner for SAP Integrated Business Planning for inventory. He has more than a decade of experience in helping companies adopt inventory optimization and demand-sensing capabilities. He has trained expert users, super users, planners, supply chain analysts, and consultants on the fundamentals of inventory planning and hands-on exercises. He acts as the SAP liaison for the SAP User Group for Inventory and Service Optimization. He has a PhD in operations research from Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University.