One More Year Since – More lessons learned in progress of building a Resilient Supply Chains
A Panel discussion with SAP Experts
- Darcy MacClaren, SVP, Digital Supply Chain, North America for SAP
- Jeff Brown is the Vice President – Strategic Initiatives, SAP Digital Supply Chain & Industry 4.0 CoE, SAP America, Inc.
SVP, Digital Supply Chain, North America for SAP
Darcy is currently responsible for leading the North American Team driving SAP’s Customer’s business success around innovating their Supply Chain and Manufacturing processes. Since joining SAP in 2012, Darcy has also held several management and executive leadership roles. Most recently she served as a Regional VP in the Eastern US focused on consumer and process industries. As an expert in the area of Supply Chain Management for the Process Industries, Darcy has over twenty-five years of experience working with companies in transforming their digital supply chains. Before joining SAP, Darcy held several senior supply chain leadership positions at companies such as JDA, Infor, G-Log, (acquired by Oracle), and Hewlett Packard. Darcy graduated from St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY, with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She has an MBA from SUNY at Buffalo.
SAP Digital Supply Chain & Industry 4.0 CoE, SAP America, Inc.
Jeff Brown is the Vice President – Strategic Initiatives, SAP Digital Supply Chain & Industry 4.0 CoE, SAP America, Inc. and has over 30 years of Supply Chain and Operations experience helping to drive continuous improvement in supply chain and manufacturing performance. He has worked in industry as a supply chain and manufacturing planner for Siemens Energy and Automation, before transitioning to consulting with KPMG.
Jeff joined SAP in 2006, first focusing on Supply Chain and Operations in presales, followed by roles in the S/4HANA CoE and most recently the DSC CoE. He has broad industry experience, working with customers such as Boston Scientific, Delta Air Lines, Louisiana-Pacific, Microsoft, Flowers Bakery, and Coca Cola. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science in Management from Georgia Tech. He lives in the Atlanta area with wife Lynn where they enjoy playing tennis and following their favorite local sports teams.
SAP Industrial Manufacturing
Joseph Palomba is the Industry Advisor at SAP for the Industrial Manufacturing industry residing in Palm Beach Gardens, Fl. He has greater than 20 years of consulting experience covering many industries, technologies, and solutions. Areas of focus have been manufacturing, supply chain, and service. Joseph held senior leadership positions in industry focusing on digital transformation, ERP rationalization, and Enterprise Architecture. In total, these +20 years of consulting and industry experience plus SAP’s comprehensive portfolio of solutions, enables him to help clients successfully transform their organizations.
Joeseph holds an MBA, MIS from McCallum Graduate School of Business and is an avid sports enthusiast. He is a long time hockey player, coach, association board member and President.