Plan better with Arkieva.

Nice to meet you. We are Arkieva.

Driving business transformation through better supply chain planning processes.

Who we are

We live in a dynamic market where speed, accuracy and efficiency are critical for corporate development and scale. And we believe that leveraging the power of supply chain technology drives business transformation.

Everything we do is aimed at solving complex planning challenges, and creating cutting-edge technology that enables you to run your business at peak performance. At Arkieva, we are change agents at the core, and because of our problem-solving mindset, we keep challenging ourselves to create solutions that not only solve today’s challenges, but the ones of tomorrow. In the simplest and most intuitive way possible. For you.

This is no easy task. And for close to 30 years we have put the brightest minds in the business together and have analyzed, developed, pivoted, tested and retested the best solutions to the greatest of challenges. Our software and competence today mirrors both our experience and our desire to innovate and create. And to be on the forefront of supply chain planning.

We are the ones that solve problems others cannot. And we live and breathe for your business to benefit and thrive because of the way our solutions unlock the true value of your supply chain.

No fluff. Just real solutions.

Our mission

Talent:

As we adapt to changing technologies, industries and processes we will always keep a relentless focus on who we are at the core: customer-obsessed change agents and problem-solvers.

Through everything we do, this attitude will always be deeply embedded in our culture, technology and through our customer’s success.

We want to be perceived as the most advanced, and most relevant supply chain planning technology company in the space, and with that attract top talent that would only consider working with benchmark firms.

Tech:

Being able to solve unique problems, means that we must always be enabled by the best technology that fits precisely to the customers we serve. From a highly configureable approach for the most complex supply chains, to simple plug and play solutions.

We strive to deliver scalable, intuitive, and secure technology that enables our customers to translate business pains into actual business value. Faster, more focused and cutting-edge.

We don’t do fluff – we enable critical data and complex analytics to help our clients make the right strategic and tactical decisions.

Transformation:

We are change agents. Which means we will never just provide our customers a technology alone – always striving to be their transformation partner and long-term trusted supply chain planning advisor.

Whether it is a hands-on multi-team collaboration or digital advisory through our knowledge platform – we will recognize and understand each and every customer’s challenge and level of complexity. Which enables us to implement the right solutions and (always) change their business for the better.

Leveraging our deep domain knowledge and experience, and combining it with our customers’ unique challenges – we will work together to increase supply chain planning efficiency and elevate our customer’s competitiveness in the market.

Our Team

CEO – Harpal Singh, PhD

Harpal Singh is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Arkieva. He is recognized as a thought leader, teacher, writer, software designer, and consultant for process change.

In addition to years of industry and consulting experience, he has taught graduate and undergraduate courses and run numerous executive management seminars. He holds a Ph.D. in Operations Research from Cornell University.

COO – Sujit Singh

Sujit Singh is responsible for managing the delivery of software and implementation services, customer relationships and the day-to-day operations of Arkieva. His industry experience includes work in the semiconductor, chemicals, and glass (industrial and commercial) industries.

Sujit is a recognized subject matter expert in both forecasting and Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP). Sujit received a Bachelor of Technology degree in Civil Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and an M.S. in Transportation Engineering from the University of Massachusetts. He is also certified in production and inventory management and a certified supply chain professional by APICS, the Association for Operations Management.

CTO – Georgi Genov

Since joining the company in 1999, Georgi Genov has been instrumental in the design of core modules of the Arkieva product suite. He has also worked directly with clients in Europe, Russia and the US. Currently, Georgi leads the Arkieva development team and is responsible for the development and delivery of all Arkieva products.

Before joining Arkieva, Georgi worked as a software developer at the Fox Chase Cancer Center. He has been involved with software design and delivery since being first introduced to an Apple II clone in 1987.

Georgi holds a B.S. in physics from the University of Sofia.

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT Dhiran Singh

Dhiran Singh is the Executive Vice President of Arkieva. He joined the management team in 2018 and is responsible for overall strategic and financial planning.

Dhiran has a consulting background in supply chain advisory and software implementation. Prior to joining management, Dhiran worked in all main departments of Arkieva including Product Development, Sales, and HR. He continues to be actively involved in all areas of the company. Dhiran holds a B.A. in economics from Cornell University.

MANAGING DIRECTOR, EUROPE Edward Smith

Edward Smith directs Arkieva’s European Office. He brings leadership experience in managing product engineering, process engineering, marketing, and customer service teams for global enterprises.

Edward holds an M.S. in Electrical Engineering, cum laude, from the University of Brussels and attended Management School at the Institute for Postgraduate Education.

MANAGING DIRECTOR, ASIA PACIFIC REGION, Ashith Hegde

Ashith Hegde was appointed managing director for the Asia-Pacific Region in September 2013. Prior to heading the office in Mangalore, India, he worked at the Arkieva headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware.

Hegde’s areas of expertise include demand management, inventory planning, inventory structural and investment analysis, as well as working with business executives and supporting their needs for performance management and KPI reporting using the Arkieva software. His most recent assignment was managing one of Arkieva’s key multinational chemical accounts.

Hegde has a Master of Engineering Degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering and a Master of Science Degree in Supply Chains and Operations Management from the University at Buffalo, New York. He received his Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from Manipal University, India. He is also certified in Production and Inventory Management.

DIRECTOR, OPTIMIZATION, Farah Marasigan, PhD

Dr. Marasigan joined the Arkieva team in 1999. She has more than 20 years of experience building a full range of decision support applications for manufacturing supply chain management, for both chemicals and CPG customers globally.

She currently leads Arkieva’s Operations Research and Optimization Practice which is responsible for identifying and integrating new supply chain technology into the Arkieva suite of tools. Prior to joining Arkieva, Farah was a consultant at Talus Solutions, Inc., which later became an integral part of Manugistics.

Farah received an M.S. in Mathematics from the University of South Carolina as well as a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from the University of the Philippines. She completed her doctoral work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she earned a Ph.D. in Operations Research.

PRACTICE DIRECTOR, Shankara Gurumurthy

Shankara Gurumurthy is a Practice Director at Arkieva. Joining the Arkieva team in 2008, Shankara has worked with various clients such as Corning Life Sciences, TNK, Hexion Chemicals, Invista, Driscoll’s, Unilever, and AkzoNobel.

Shankara received his M.S in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo and his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Anna University. As an APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) he has presented several forecasting seminars across the country. He is also a certified Six Sigma Greenbelt.

PRACTICE DIRECTOR, Peter Murphy

Peter Murphy joined the consulting team at Arkieva in 2000. Over the years, his focus has been primarily in the chemical and CPG industries. He brings a pragmatic mindset to supply chain planning projects, recognizing the need of consistent, supportable solutions.

In his current role as Practice Director, he leads a team of project consultants helping clients with their advanced planning and scheduling challenges. He also leads the global support organization at Arkieva.

Murphy’s education consists of a B.S. in Mathematics from SUNY College at Buffalo, 1996, and an MS in Operations Research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1998. He also has attained APICS certifications of CPIM and CSPC.

PRACTICE DIRECTOR, Jelle Clement

Jelle joined Arkieva in 2004 and works out of Arkieva’s Belgium office. As a consultant, he has experience overseeing and implementing demand management and supply balancing projects for various clients.

Since 2016, he has been a Practice Director, managing an international team of 8 consultants. He is also the product sponsor for the RCCP application. Jelle has studied at Ghent University and the Vlerick Business School. He also holds a CPIM certification from APICS.

PRACTICE DIRECTOR, Quinn Freeman

Quinn Freeman joined the Arkieva consulting team in 2001. As Practice Director, Quinn manages a global consulting team in the implementation of supply chain decision support tools. Quinn and his team have worked with clients in the chemicals, glass, food, and sporting goods industries.

Prior to working for Arkieva Quinn held a variety of positions in Engineering, R&D, and Supply Chain Planning for DuPont. Quinn received a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

PRACTICE DIRECTOR, Chris Richards

Chris joined Arkieva with over 20 years of supply chain leadership experience in the consumer, food /beverage and flexible packaging industries. She has worked for Unilever, Kimberly-Clark, and most recently, Grande Cheese as the Director of Supply Chain where she partnered with Arkieva to implement a planning and scheduling supply chain solution.

Chris earned her BBA in Operations Management and Information Systems and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. She is a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and holds 2 US Patents for Supply Chain processes.

PRACTICE DIRECTOR, Jennifer Izaguirre

Jennifer Izaguirre started her career in Arkieva in 2013, joining the consulting team. She has previous experience working in the chemical industry in South America, having different roles within Supply Chain, including sourcing and logistics.

In Arkieva she has been leading and working alongside experienced consultants, implementing planning solutions within S&OP suite for clients in the chemical industry. Jennifer received a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad Jose Antonio Paez in Venezuela.

Partnerships

Arkieva’s deep domain skills in collaborative sales and operations planning support our core competencies of software development, and we are now targeting strategic alliances to support Arkieva solutions in the marketplace.

Solventure

Solventure helps manufacturers achieve excellence in supply chain management and optimization. Solventure is committed to providing software solutions that add measurable value through substantially higher performance for its customers in the areas of Supply Chain Management and Business Process Management.

The software selected and distributed by Solventure is user-friendly, scalable and proven in optimization and quantitative techniques.

FICO (NYSE: FICO)

FICO (NYSE: FICO) develops and markets Xpress-MP, the world’s leading software product for modeling and optimization.

Xpress-MP solves large-scale optimization problems and enables better business decisions and resulting financial benefits in areas such as supply chain management, operations, logistics and asset management.

Microsoft Partner

Microsoft certifications ensure the highest quality of services. Earning a Microsoft Gold Competency requires partners to demonstrate expertise through rigorous exams and customer references for successful implementation and customer satisfaction.

“By achieving a gold competency, organizations have proven their expertise in specific technology areas, placing them among the top 5 percent of Microsoft partners worldwide,” said Phil Sorgen, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. “When customers look for an IT partner to meet their business challenges, choosing a company that has attained Microsoft competencies is a smart move. These are highly qualified professionals with access to Microsoft technical support and product teams.”

The Microsoft Partner Network helps partners strengthen their capabilities to showcase leadership in the marketplace on the latest technology, to better serve customers, and to easily connect with one of the most active, diverse networks in the world.

General Notice of Privacy Practices

Arkieva Inc. (Arkieva) provides decision-support solutions to global clients that are data intensive. These solutions contain sensitive client data, as well as descriptions of planning processes that are proprietary to our Customers. It is the policy of Arkieva to protect as confidential any and all client-related material. In addition, Arkieva uses computers to deliver and support software applications to Clients. These systems, servers, related data files, and the information derived from them are important assets of Arkieva and clients. Information is to be processed in a secure environment, and all employees share the responsibility for the security, integrity, and confidentiality of information.

Arkieva will maintain appropriate administrative, physical, and technical safeguards for protection of the security, confidentiality, and integrity of Customer Data, as described in the Documentation. Those safeguards will include, but will not be limited to, measures designed to prevent unauthorized access to or disclosure of Customer Data (other than by Customer or Users).

This is only a general overview of privacy practices; each business unit and product will have more detailed policies in the respective agreements.


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