The authors of »Introducing Operational Planning with SAP IBP for Response and Supply«

Srinivas Devarapalli

Srinivas Devarapalli is a specialist leader in the enterprise performance practice of Deloitte Consulting. Srini has more than 15 years of consulting experience and is regarded as a thought leader in supply chain and operations transformation using SAP applications. Srini has broad experience in strategy and transformation, process design, and systems implementation, and deep industry proficiency in industrial, life sciences, automotive, metals and mining, chemicals, and oil and gas sectors. Srini’s key focus areas are supply chain-centric, including synchronized planning (SAP Integrated Business Planning for response and supply), smart operations (manufacturing execution systems and production planning and detailed scheduling with SAP S/4HANA), and dynamic fulfillment (SAP Extended Warehouse Management).

Umesh Kumar Sharma

Umesh Kumar Sharma is a specialist master in the enterprise performance practice of Deloitte Consulting. Umesh has more than 20 years of experience in supply chain planning and technology consulting. Umesh has led multiple end-to-end implementations, global roll-outs, upgrades, advisory services, and application maintenance projects that leverage SAP Integrated Business Planning for response and supply, SAP IBP for demand, SAP IBP for sales and operations, and SAP IBP for inventory, as well as SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization, SAP S/4HANA (production planning and detailed scheduling), and SAP ERP production planning functionalities across industry sectors such as consumer and industrial products, healthcare and life sciences, retail, oil and gas, technology media and telecommunications and high technology. He also has extensive industry experience in shop floor control, production planning, procurement, and warehousing functions.