The authors of »Inventory Planning and Optimization with SAP IBP«
Lei Wang is the director of product management, supply chain, at SAP and the product owner for the underlying supply chain algorithm library beneath SAP Integrated Business Planning for inventory and SAP Integrated Business Planning for demand. He has more than a decade of experience in the research and development of enterprise inventory and service optimization solutions. He has also worked with expert users, planners, supply chain analysts, and consultants on various SAP Integrated Business Planning for inventory implementations. Lei Wang has a Ph.D. in industrial and systems engineering from the University of Minnesota.
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. Atul acts as the SAP liaison for the SAP User Group for inventory and service optimization.
Sanchit Chandna is a manager for Deloitte Consulting LLP with more than nine years of experience in the design and implementation of SAP supply chain solutions. He has focused on demand management, master production scheduling, rough cut capacity planning, inventory planning and optimization, and sales and operations planning (S&OP). He has deep knowledge of SCOR processes and is an expert in SAP IBP and SAP APO. He has implemented supply chain planning and optimization technology solutions in the chemical, food, life sciences and medical consumer products, auto, high-tech, and semiconductor industries. Currently, he is working with multiple SAP IBP customers as a subject matter expert.
Jeroen Kusters is a senior manager for Deloitte Consulting LLP with more than 10 years of supply chain planning experience. Jeroen started his career implementing SAP APO environments, with a focus on demand planning and service parts planning. Since 2013, his focus has been on SAP Integrated Business Planning; he works closely with SAP to drive new functionality enabling best-practice supply chain planning business processes.