Analyst Profile

Michael Uskert

Michael Uskert

MVP, Product Management

11 years at Gartner ,  18 years industry experience
IN USA


Roles and Responsibilities

Mike Uskert is Chief of Research and Managing Vice President in Gartner's Supply Chain Research practice. As Chief of Research, Mr. Uskert ensures that Gartner meets the needs of the Chief Supply Chain Officer and other senior supply chain executives by delivering research, advice and tools that address the business problems of top priority. He joined Gartner in June 2010, focusing on research and advisory assistance in supply chain strategy and planning; becoming demand-driven; supply planning and inventory management; sales and operations planning; supply chain segmentation and complexity management; collaboration; metrics and scorecards and driving supply chain excellence.

Background

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner Research, Mr. Uskert served as a Senior Manager in the Supply Chain Technology consulting practice of Capgemini. In this role, he served as a Supply Chain Expert with a specialty in supply chain planning and general supply chain processes. Prior to joining Capgemini, Mr. Uskert served as the Vice President of Supply Chain Planning at Pinnacle Foods Corp. His major areas of focus included supply chain planning (S&OP, demand, inventory, and manufacturing planning), cash-flow improvement and corporate supply chain processes. Prior to joining Pinnacle Foods, he held various supply chain product management, consulting and presales positions in the software industry.

Professional Background

Capgemini, Senior Manager, 2 years
Pinnacle Foods Group, Vice President, Supply Chain Planning, 4 years
SSA Global, Senior Product Manager, Supply Chain Applications, 5 years

Education

B.S., cum laude, Business Administration, Valparaiso University
B.S., cum laude, Psychology, Valparaiso University
M.B.A, Finance, Indiana University

Languages

English

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