Amber Salley is a Research Director on the SC Technology Research team. Ms. Salley's research focus covers supply chain planning technologies and is cross-industry. She is responsible for guiding supply chain leaders through SCP technology roadmap development and provider selection.
Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Salley held positions as a management consultant. Her first management consulting role was with Booz & Co.(now Strategy&), where she was aligned with the firm's IT strategy groups. She then joined Accenture's Supply Chain Planning Services group. She has worked with clients in many industries, including CPG, retail, healthcare, business equipment and chemical. Her management consulting project experience includes large-scale cost and culture transformations, business process re-engineering, shared-services development, and large-scale ERP implementations. She has also worked within IBM's integrated supply chain organization, where she provided technical support to the laptop and desktop manufacturing process.
Booz & Co.
Engineer/Scientist of Manufacturing
Supply Chain Planning
Supply Chain Technology Strategy and Selection
Direct Material Sourcing and Supply Chain Services (retired)
M.B.A., Economics, Accounting, Managerial & Organizational Behavior, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
B.S.B.A., Supply Chain Management and Information Technology, Duquesne University
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3Best practices to implement supply chain planning technologies
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