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Gloves Off: Supply Chain Transformation in The Real World!

How often do you get marketing emails touting transformed supply chains with exponential returns?  How do you separate the hype from the reality all while setting Executive expectations correctly?  Join us as we examine AMD’s Supply Chain Transformation in light of a market downturn.  We’ll share the methods and a bit of the madness that we’ve experienced over the past two years.  Key elements include the industry baselines, change/process control, organizational dynamics and the analytics to understand the value of the effort.

Scott grant
Scott Grant
AMD
Corporate VP, Supply Chain

Mr. Grant joined AMD in 2011 and is currently the Corporate Vice President of Supply Chain. He is an innovative executive based at AMD's Austin office. Over the last 17+ years he has supported product development, supply chain and sales operations for the Semiconductor, Electronics & High Tech industries.

His experience includes supply network optimization, demand/supply planning, customer fulfillment, product development, new product introduction, pricing, procurement, external manufacturing and engineering operations for corporate transformation initiatives. He has managed organizations of 300+ people with capital budgets of $200M+. In addition, Mr. Grant has authored whitepapers and articles in multiple industry journals and publications.

Scott has obtained a BSc in Business, MSc in Systems Engineering & Business and a Masters in International Management.

Specialties: High Tech industry knowledge including: IC Design & Validation, NPI/HVM Readiness, Supply Chain Transformation, Sales & Operations, Demand/Supply Planning, Fulfillment, ERP/PLM/BI implementation and Product Data Management.


Rebecca verette
Rebecca Verette
Director, Supply Chain

Rebecca Verette is a supply chain transformation leader with over 15 years of experience in  high tech and semiconductor industries.  Rebecca has led global teams in transforming supply chains through people, processes and tools realizing more than $500 million in value.  This success resulted from direct experience managing factory planning, capacity management, vendor management, master planning, sales and operations planning and project and supply chain IT systems.  Her strategic vision and passion has extended supply chains into high value regions, globalized regional supply chains, drove supply chain segmentation as necessary and driven migration to advanced planning systems, including, but not limited to SAP.  Rebecca has extensive experience in change management, training, PMO and organizational design.  She has a psychology degree and certification in six sigma.  She has spoken about transformation at the Richmond Logistics Forum and is a Corporate Sponsor of the University of Texas McCombs School Supply Chain Center of Excellence Consortium.

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