Pierfrancesco (Pier) Manenti is Research Vice President for the Gartner Supply Chain Strategy team. Mr. Manenti provides insights and advisory support to Chief Supply Chain Officers (CSCOs) and Head of Strategy of global manufacturing and retail corporations into the future trends and key challenges affecting end-to-end supply chain strategy. He focuses on strategic transformation, digitalization, agility and design for profitability. He has over 25 years of experience in supply chain strategy.
Prior to joining Gartner through the SCM World acquisition, Mr. Manenti served as Head of EMEA at IDC Manufacturing Insights, where he led the EMEA research practice and was the global lead for the Operations Technology Strategies advisory service.
He also spent 13 years with TXT e-solutions, a global supply chain planning software vendor - part of which is now called Aptos - where he held roles and responsibilities including Industry Manager for Automotive, Business Development Director for Manufacturing Industries and U.K. Operations Director.
Before that, he spent two years at the Italian Ministry of Defense.
Head of Manufacturing Insights
Supply Chain Strategy, Leadership and Governance (retired)
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Pisa University, Italy
Master's Degree in Computer Science, Pisa University, Italy
1Digital Supply Chain Strategy and Roadmap
2End-to-end Supply Chain Strategy
3Agile Supply Chain
4Design for profitability and NPI
5Automation and the future of work