Edward Lewis President & CEO
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With over twenty years of experience leading design, development and marketing of S&OP and supply chain solutions, Ed launched Valizant to help companies realize greater value from their supply chain planning initiatives through a holistic and agile approach. Prior to Valizant, Ed was VP of Product Marketing with Steelwedge Software and responsible for product positioning and go to market strategy. He was also VP of Solutions Consulting at Steelwedge and led global pre-sales including discovery, needs assessment, and solution design. Prior to Steelwedge, Ed was CEO and President of Amitive, Inc. (acquired by OpenText) which he founded in 2004 and under his direction grew to a global cloud based supply chain planning provider. Prior to launching Amitive, Ed designed and implemented global SCM solutions for numerous companies, including Mitsui & Co., as a consultant and practitioner. Ed holds a Juris Doctorate from Western State University, College of Law.

George Mulling VP, Business Development
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George Mulling has over 25 years of global sales and business development management experience.  He has held positions as SVP Sales, Marketing and Business Development with companies such as Bertelsmann, RR Donnelley/Modus Media International and Amitive.  His primary industry experience includes supply chain services, technology, manufacturing, logistics and customer relationship management.  George has taken businesses from start up to over $100 million globally and built complete organizations in North America, Europe and Asia. George has had P&L responsibility for a $125 million business within Modus Media International, a now public, $800 million company, with finance, sales and operations reporting to him. George has a BS in Business from Virginia Tech and post-graduate business studies at both UCLA and the University of Southern California.

David Stephens Director, North America Sales
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David Stephens has over thirty years of finance, consulting, and sales experience including Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Hyperion (Oracle) and SAP. At Ernst & Young Dave served as a Sr. Mgr. in the consulting division focused on assisting companies with operational efficiency and profitability. He served over ten years at Hyperion and SAP in sales roles associated with promoting software designed to improve the planning process, business intelligence, and financial consolidation. Prior to joining the Valizant team, Dave managed Southern Regional Sales for Steelwedge Software which specialized in Supply Chain and Sales and Operational Planning. Dave is a CPA and graduate of the University of Illinois.

Rick Blair VP, Value Creation
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Rick Blair has over 25 years of experience in supply chain planning leadership and software implementation.  As VP, Value Creation, Rick is focused on adding value through improved customer planning and collaboration.  Prior to Valizant, Rick served as VP, IBP Solutions Consulting for One Network and VP, Professional Services and VP, Solution Design & Analytics for Steelwedge Software.  Prior to software consulting, Rick held multiple manufacturing leadership roles including Operations Manager, Materials Manager and Production Planning Manager for manufacturers in steel, aluminum and aerospace industries.  Rick maintains a strong foundation in disciplines of S&OP, IBP, Demand Planning, Supply Planning, Forecasting, Statistical Forecasting, Production Planning, Procurement and Materials Management.  Rick is a graduate of UC Berkeley School of Business.

Octavio Garcia Director of Product Innovation
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With over 20 years of Enterprise Software Development experience, he joins Valizant to spearhead the Engineering Organization, bringing word-class engineering and product management expertise. He has constructed complex, robust and scalable mission-critical systems as well as cloud-based supply chain planning solutions with focus on Demand Planning, Supply-Demand Balancing, Supply Planning, ERP and Logistics. Prior to joining Valizant, he was a Software Development Manager for Prometheus Group where he lead the roadmap execution of EAM products used by Fortune 100 Companies such as British Petroleum, Entergy, Marathon Petroleum, Exelon, AEP and APS. Holds a MSc. in Computer Science.

Nayeem Abdul Lead Consultant, Anaplan Practice
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Nayeem has over 8 years of experience in pre-sales, business analysis, solutions consulting, ERP implementation and design in S&OP, demand planning, integrated business planning and supply chain solutions. He holds a Master’s degree in International Business and HR.

Nagendra Prasad Vaddadhi Lead Consultant, Anaplan Practice
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Nagendra has over 12 years of experience with professional skills in Business Process & Analysis, Statistical Data Analysis, Performance Management (EPM) and Supply Chain Management (SCM). Prior to Valizant, Nagendra was Manager of Solutions Consulting with Steelwedge Software and responsible for Pre-Sales Activities and Responsible for timely and quality delivery of release deliverables which include Proof of Concept solution, Demo application instance. Nagendra holds a Master’s degree in Statistics from Acharya Nagarjuna University.

Ramana Pothireddy Sr. Anaplan Consultant
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Ramana is a fresh bud in our family. He has a Bachelor's degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering. He is good at data analysis and problem solving. Ramana is a great team player.

Terrie Vent Business Partner
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Terrie has twenty-five years of experience as a Project Manager and Implementation Consultant with enterprise software firms including Infor Global Solutions, Geac Inc. and Dun & Bradstreet Software.  Terrie has managed ERP implementations in the areas of finance, purchasing and inventory for companies such as Apple Inc, Fifth Third Bank and Quest Diagnostics.  Her expertise includes managing the full project life cycle; planning, needs assessment, configuration and end user transition.   Prior to consulting, Terrie was with Western Digital Corporation in a dual role managing accounts payable as well as business solutions for finance, purchasing and receiving.

Ericka Corrado Solutions Consultant
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Ericka Corrado has over 15 years of Software Development experience. She has held positions as Sr. Software Developer, Database administrator and IT Manager at government and retail. Ericka experience includes Finance, R&D, Logistics, and Tech Support. Ericka has been working in several projects during her career managing small to medium size teams. Ericka understand todays S&OP challenges and opportunities. She holds a Bachelor in Computer Science from the University of Baja California, and several courses on IT and Process Management.

Melany Mendoza Solutions Consultant
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Hi, my name is Melany Mendoza. My job consists in creating software applications. I have a Computer Science background. I've worked in web development as well as in software development for scientific equipment.

VinayKumar Gajjala Solutions Consultant
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VinayKumar Gajjala is the Anaplan Consultant at Valizant and graduated from JNTUH in Computer Science. His interests are in the areas of Data Connectivity and Problem Solving.

Sourabh Kulkarni Solutions Consultant
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Sourabh has more than 10 years of experience in the areas of Supply Chain Software and Supply Chain Operations. He has background in implementation and support projects using Infor Advance Planning and Scheduling Software, Baan ERP and Anaplan. He completed Post Graduate Program in Operations Management from S.P.Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai, India.

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