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"Driving Global Operational Transformation: Jonathon Karelse with NorthFind Management"
20th October 2020 • Supply Chain Now • Supply Chain Now
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Today's episode of Supply Chain Now features Jonathon Karelse.  Jonathon is the CEO of NorthFind Management, and is a global leader in forecasting, operations, predictive analytics and S&OP. He combines extensive experience with the latest best practices to improve supply chain operations, optimally leveraging people, processes and tools. Jonathon is leading the conversation that Behavioral Economics represents the next big idea for decision making and planning in most companies. He believes that by understanding the causes of biases and heuristics in planning, organizations can make rapid improvements in real-world performance. As a frequent contributor to the Institute of Business Forecasting (IBF), APICS, the Association for Supply Chain Management, and the International Institute of Forecasters (IIF), Jonathon tracks trends and directly influences best practices in Demand Planning and Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP). He has been cited for his work on Forecast Value Add (FVA) analysis; the integration of Judgement and Business Intelligence into statistical forecasting; and Conflict Resolution in consensus forecasting. Jonathon is a Director of the Eagle Ridge Hospital Foundation where he is Chair of the Governance and Strategic Action Planning Committees. He is a graduate of the MIT Sloan School of Management, a member of the 2019 Management Excellence cohort at Harvard Business School, and is a member of the Harvard Business Review’s Advisory Council. 

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