Catalant LiveCast

Rethinking Supply Chain Resilience: Agile Strategies for Your Business

Originally aired on June 8th, 2022

Get expert advice on how to achieve supply chain resilience during a time of ongoing disruption. Kara Yokley and Benjamin Grant — expert supply chain consultants from RRDS Chicago — guide a discussion with supply chain expert Brian Aoaeh of REFASHIOND Ventures about the following:

  • Why global supply chains have failed in recent years 
  • The common misconceptions around lean supply chain management 
  • How a new and agile way of thinking combined with new technology innovations can boost your supply chain resiliency
  • How skilled external talent can quickly execute high-value strategies that promote supply chain resiliency

Discover actionable solutions that future-proof supply chains against continued uncertainty, and how partnering with Catalant’s experienced consultants enables strategic execution at speed.

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Meet Your Hosts

Kara Yokley, founder of RRDS Chicago, is an analytics strategist who helps established companies draw insights from existing data. With her team of PhD data scientists, she has worked with companies as varied as GE, Tenneco, Kraft Foods, and some of the world’s largest financial services firms.  She is the creator of the MOTO framework, which provides a roadmap for non-technical business managers to direct and successfully navigate complex data science initiatives.  As an analytics translator, she excels at bridging the gap between business use cases and their technical implementation.

Ben Grant is an Assistant Professor at Clemson University’s Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business. He is also Chief Data Scientist at RRDS Chicago — a Data Science and Quantitative Research Company. His specialties include Operations Management, Optimization, Data Science, Computer Programming, Financial Modeling, Risk Analysis, and Applied Statistics.

Brian Aoaeh is a Cofounder and General Partner of REFASHIOND Ventures, an emerging venture capital fund manager that invests in early stage supply chain technology. He co-founded The Worldwide Supply Chain Federation, and is an Adjunct Professor of Supply Chain & Operations Management at the Tandon School of Engineering at New York University.