Gartner Expert

Pia Orup Lund

Sr Director Analyst

Pia Orup Lund is a Senior Research Director in the Strategy and Planning Technologies team. Pia covers Supply Chain Planning Technology and Supply Chain Technology Strategy. Pia advises CSCOs and supply chain leaders focused on technology on best practices and trends within supply chain planning technologies, including roadmap development, provider selection and technology implementation strategies.

Her current research areas focus on several aspects of supply chain planning technology including supply chain design, S&OP/IBP, demand planning, inventory planning and optimization, replenishment planning, manufacturing planning and scheduling, and order promising.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Lund worked within IT and supply chain management for more than 12 years. During that time, she worked as Process Owner and Solution Architect within global Demand Planning processes as well as global Supply Planning Processes (S&OP, Production planning and Purchase planning). Furthermore, she led several system and process optimization programs, including supply chain planning technology implementations.

Professional background

Novo Nordisk

Senior Manager and Lead Solution Architect


Global Project Manager & Supply Chain Management Consultant

Fertin Pharma

Project Manager & IT Consultant

Areas of coverage

Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Technology Strategy and Selection


M.Sc., Business Administration and Logistics (SCM)

B.Sc., Manufacturing Engineering and Management

Bachelor of Business Administration

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1How to select the right supply chain planning technologies

2How to support supply chain planning strategy with the right technology

3How to achieve best practices in all levels of supply chain planning

4How to implement SCP processes and systems to improve business performance

5How to take leverage key trends and new technologies within SCM