Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013
FusionOps®, the world’s only provider of cloud-based, pre-built supply chain analytics, today announced the first three members of its Technical Advisory Board. David Ginsberg, VP of Supply Chain Management at Sonic Manufacturing Technologies, Tim Graumann, formerly CIO of Brocade Communications, and Padman Ramankutty, CEO of Intrigo Systems, form the distinguished core group that will provide their expertise, knowledge, and professional networks to support FusionOps’ rapid growth.
The FusionOps Technical Advisory Board (TAB) advises the FusionOps Board of Directors and executive leadership team on matters related to the technical agenda of FusionOps. The TAB focuses on improving the product roadmap, understanding future supply chain analytics requirements, consulting on corporate strategy, and advising on information technology and supply chain market and technical trends.
“I am very honored to welcome these industry luminaries to the FusionOps Technical Advisory Board,” said Gary Meyers, President and CEO of FusionOps. “Each brings a unique and valuable perspective to FusionOps and we are stronger as a result. David is a renowned expert in supply chain operations. As former CIO of leading technology companies, Tim brings the user experience. And Padman, CEO of Intrigo Systems, is an SAP expert and is highly respected within the SAP community.”
David Ginsberg is Vice President of Supply Chain Management at Sonic Manufacturing Technologies, a Silicon Valley-based, turnkey manufacturing firm leveraging world-class logistics and supply chain solutions. David has more than 25 years of experience in both the OEM and EMS industries. He has held supply chain roles at many Silicon Valley technology companies, including: Net Optics, OpVista, Stratalight Communications, Hammerhead Systems, Alantec, and Stanford Telecom. Professionally, David has served on the Inventory Management Committee of APICS National (APICS is a leading professional organization for supply chain and operations management) and as President of APICS Santa Clara Valley. David was instrumental during the startup phase of Sonic in establishing the materials, data, and supply chain processes that have supported the rapid growth of the business.
Tim Graumann has recently retired from Brocade Communications where he was Chief Information Officer (CIO) and VP IT for six years, with global responsibility for all aspects of the company’s IT systems, services and operations. Tim is currently engaged in several endeavors that leverage his enterprise information technology leadership experience including advisory board positions, executive consulting, and graduate education instruction. Tim has over 35 years of experience working in high-growth technology companies. He joined Brocade as part of the acquisition of McDATA, where he also was the CIO. Earlier in his career he served at: Storm Ventures (Executive in Residence), E-Tek (now JDS Uniphase - CIO), Pacific Telesis (Pacific Bell and subsidiaries - CIO), Gupta Technologies (CIO), Sun Microsystems, and National Semiconductor (IT senior leadership positions).
Padman Ramankutty is CEO of Intrigo Systems, an SAP Channel Partner and a leading provider in advisory, implementation, and support services. Padman is a well-known supply chain and enterprise strategist, with deep expertise in new-generation technologies deployment. He has over 20 years experience in the ERP and SCM sectors, serves on the boards of venture-backed companies, and is an advisor to several clients in the SAP space. Prior to Intrigo, Padman was co-founder and CEO of Bristlecone, an IT services company that he lead for over eight years.
FusionOps is the only application that combines supply chain and SAP expertise to deliver a pre-built, supply chain analytics application for business users, in just one day.The fast, easy, and affordable application delivers thousands of tickers, metrics, and reports right out of the box. With a full portfolio of best practice based supply chain analytics as the starting point, global manufacturing supply chain and sales managers have immediate access to real-time data across the supply chain. Founded by a team of SAP supply chain developers, FusionOps’ patented, cloud-based, SaaS platform delivers immediate value. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, FusionOps, a Certified SAP Software Partner and Gartner “Cool Vendor,” is privately held. For additional information, please visit: http://www.fusionops.com.