Thomas Wright is a principal solutions engineer for SAP America. As a member of SAP’s supply chain planning team, he leverages SAP’s collective expertise to help customers improve efficiencies using technologies for planning and executing lean supply chains. Tom also serves as lead solutions engineer in the automotive community of practice within SAP, and supports multiple industries where discrete manufacturing best practices apply. Tom has become a leading proponent of SAP Integrated Business Planning, blogging and presenting to customers and at SAPPHIRE and ASUG events on SAP IBP in general, and in particular to the automotive, industrial, and engineer-to-order industries. In 2019, Tom became a certified demand-driven planner.