Gartner Expert

Joel Knox

Sr Director Analyst

Joel Knox is a Senior Research Director in the Gartner Supply Chain Research Group. Mr. Knox's current research area focuses on sales and operations planning (S&OP), sales and operations execution (S&OE), supply planning and global process design in supply chain planning.

Previous experience

Mr. Knox joined Gartner in 2020 from Ingersoll Rand where he was responsible for global process design and continuous improvement in materials management and S&OP. Prior to that, he held several leadership roles spanning supply chain planning, continuous improvement, materials management, and customer service for both Ingersoll Rand and Danaher.

Professional background

Ingersoll Rand

Global S&OP and Materials Management Process Leader

Hatch Early Learning

VP Operations and Business Process

Danaher

Materials Manager

Areas of coverage

Supply Chain Planning

Education

MBA -- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Kenan-Flagler Business School

B.A -- Supply Chain Management and Economics, Michigan State University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1How to implement and improve sales and operation planning (S&OP) process

2Leveraging sales and operations execution (S&OE) to support S&OP process

3Implementing, sustaining and improving a global process design for supply chain planning

4Connecting the supply plan through the value chain

5Aligning leading supply chain planning frameworks with continuous improvement philosophies