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Abhishek Kumar

Assoc Principal Analyst

Abhishek Kumar is an Associate Principal Analyst in the Gartner Supply Chain Research & Advisory group focusing on Supply Chain Planning. Mr. Kumar specializes in Demand Planning, Demand Forecasting, Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP), and Sales and Operations Execution (S&OE).

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Abhishek was a Senior Supply Chain Advisory Analyst with Accenture, where he was responsible for managing Demand and Supply, Inventory Optimization, Sales and Operations Execution and Driving continuous improvement projects in the area of Supply Chain Planning for his clients.

Previous roles included:

- Demand Planning, Forecasting and Inventory Optimization - Accenture

- Data Analytics and Automation opportunities - Accenture

- Continuous Improvement and Lean Six Sigma - Accenture

- Production In charge - Blue Chip Energy Solutions

Professional background

Accenture

Senior Supply Chain Advisory Analyst

Blue Chip Energy Solutions

Production Engineer

Areas of coverage

Supply Chain Planning

Education

Bachelor of Technology in Electronics in Communications

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1How does mature and resilient demand planning looks like?

2How to improve forecast accuracy?

3Why need S&OE and how can implement an effective one?

4How to improve my demand planning process?

5What are the best practices to conduct a successful S&OP?

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