WILMINGTON, DE, USA – August 2, 2017 – Arkieva is delighted to announce Dr. Alfred Degbotse has joined the award-winning senior analytics team at Arkieva. The analytics team at Arkieva focuses on Supply Chain Optimization and Predictive Analytics.
Degbotse is joining Arkieva after almost 20 years with IBM where his contributions covered supply chain planning, factory scheduling, and business predictive analytics. He was a key member of the team which developed and implemented the IBM Central Planning Engine (CPE). The technical and business contribution of CPE has been recognized by IBM and the supply chain community. Additionally, Dr. Degbotse has published several papers and holds numerous patents.
“We are extremely pleased to have Alfred join our team,” said Sujit Singh, COO of Arkieva. “His experience and knowledge are a welcome addition to our existing best-in-class analytics team. We believe his contributions will allow us to continue to provide our best-in-class optimization and predictive analytics services, that do not just meet the needs of our customers, but also, anticipates and often exceeds their expectations.”
Degbotse holds a PhD from Virginia Tech in Industrial and Systems Engineering and his M.S. in statistics from West Virginia University.
Arkieva Supply Chain Software
Arkieva is more than a supply chain software technology company. We are a team of dedicated supply chain consultants helping global and national manufacturers transform supply chain complexities into a competitive advantage — one supply chain link at a time. With over 15,000 users worldwide using Arkieva in 250 unique applications, the Arkieva Supply Chain Planning Software Suite offers a robust solution supporting a full range of needs for Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP). The Advanced S&OP management features of Arkieva include a Collaborative Demand Manager, Inventory Planner, Inventory Analyzer, Supply Planner (full optimization), Replenishment Planner, S&OP Central, and Finite Scheduler. Arkieva is used in some of the world’s largest corporations, including Driscoll’s, Sunsweet Growers, Gates, AkzoNobel, Linde, Owens Corning, Momentive, Continental Foods, SPI Pharma, Cytec, CF Industries, Linxens, Cardone, Federal Mogul, Wonderful brands, and Ontex.