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

Srinivas Devarapalli

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Srinivas Devarapalli is a principal enterprise architect with the business transformation services advisory team at SAP. Srini has more than 15 years of management consulting experience and is regarded as thought leader in supply chain and operations with broad experience in strategy and transformation, process design, and systems implementation. Srini carries deep industry proficiency in industrial, life sciences, automotive, high-tech, consumer, metals and mining, chemicals, and oil and gas sectors. Srini's key focus areas are supply chain-centric, including synchronized planning , smart operations, and dynamic fulfillment functions enabling SAP Digital Supply Chain solutions.

Umesh Kumar Sharma

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Umesh Kumar Sharma is a specialist master in the enterprise performance practice of Deloitte Consulting LLP. He has over 20 years of industry experience managing global supply chain processes in business and management consulting roles. Umesh is an expert in leading supply chain transformation projects enabled by SAP Integrated Business Planning for response and supply, SAP IBP for demand, SAP IBP for sales and operations, SAP IBP for inventory, SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization, SAP ERP, and SAP S4 HANA involving supply chain strategy, business process design, deployment, and team management. He is considered a thought leader in supply chain management and possesses deep industry proficiency across industry verticals such as consumer and industrial products, healthcare and life sciences, retail, oil and gas, technology media and telecommunications, and high technology.