The authors of »Configuring and Running Demand Sensing with SAP IBP«

Ravi Patwardhan

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Ravi Patwardhan currently leads the supply chain planning practice at Westernacher Consulting and has more than 14 years of experience delivering global, complex supply chain transformation initiatives. An expert in planning (SAP APO, after-market service parts, integrated business planning, and S&OP), Ravi has worked across a broad range of industry verticals including automotive, wholesale and distribution, manufacturing, and high tech. Ravi holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and a master’s degree in Computer Engineering and Information Systems and is an active APICs-certified supply chain professional.

Shashikanth Sammiti

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Shashikanth Sammiti is a supply chain architect at Westernacher Consulting. He has more than 10 years of consulting experience in supply chain planning and business transformation projects across the globe. He has successfully led the design, development, and implementation of multiple full lifecycle projects in SAP APO (DP, SNP, and SPP) and all modules of SAP IBP, particularly in automotive, oil and gas, wholesale and distribution, and CPG industries.