The intricacies of global value chains have led to the localization of variability and risk, causing an array of unforeseen consequences. Each week join Jonathon Karelse, an expert in demand planning, sales, and operations planning, and predictive analytics, as he speaks with innovators and creative thinkers who have successfully and strategically transformed their teams. If you’re looking for best practices and pitfalls to avoid in global value chain planning, from AI to the use of computer-based forecasting to the role of human judgment, this is the podcast for you: Histories of the Future, Conversations on 100 Years of Business Forecasting & Planning, with Jonathon Karelse, a production of Forbes Books.
e8 p2 : Hugo Fuentes
In the conclusion of Jonathon's talk with Hugo Fuentes, the Co-founder and CEO of The Owl Solutions, Hugo discusses the catalyst for starting his own business, and he also shares some soft skills needed to succeed in supply chain management.
e8 p1 : Hugo Fuentes
Jonathon is joined by Hugo Fuentes this week. Hugo is the Co-founder and CEO of The Owl Solutions, a company that is helping supply chain pros make better business decisions using data. In part one, Hugo shares the 20-year journey that took him from Chile to Canada, the key lessons he's learned working across multiple industries, and how he remains an optimist despite the challenges in global supply chain management.
e7 p2 : André Teixeira
In the conclusion of Jonathon's conversation with André Teixeira, the VP of Global Supply Chain at Jamieson Wellness, André shares his views on the future of integrated business planning and the impact of Jamieson's Climate Pledge on supply chain management.
e7 p1 : André Teixeira
Jonathon welcomes André Teixeira to the podcast! Andre has over 20 years of experience in operations & supply chain management and is the Vice President of Global Supply Chain at Jamieson Wellness, Canada’s #1 consumer health brand. In part one, André talks about Jamieson's entrepreneurial mindset, the difference between supply chain management in Brazil and Canada, and the impact the 'Great resignation” has had on the supply chain.
e6 p2 : Hugh Lawson
In the conclusion of Jonathon's conversation with Hugh Lawson, the Director of Business Development at Staples, Hugh talks about his work with the black talent initiative and why he was inspired to found The Hugh & Ilene Lawson Charitable Organization.
e6 p1 : Hugh Lawson
Jonathon welcomes Hugh Lawson to the podcast. Hugh is the Director of Business Development for Staples Promotional Products, and he's also the Chief Development Officer of HILCO, The Hugh & Ilene Lawson Charitable Organization. Over the course of Hugh's career, he has worked for large global organizations and has led strategic teams for new business prospecting, competitive intelligence, future-trends identification, and business enhancement initiatives. In part one, Hugh shares his journey from professional football player to entrepreneur and the secret sauce for identifying future trends.