In an ever-changing world of frequent disruptions and constantly shifting consumer preferences, supply chains can no longer rely on traditional approaches to predict, plan, and operate. When exceptions become the norm, decision agility trumps planning. Join us for a fireside chat with executive thought leaders that have adopted Decision Intelligence to successfully transform their supply chains.
Will is the Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer for Mars Wrigley and member of the Mars Wrigley Leadership Team. He is accountable for driving the digital transformation agenda in support of the Mars Wrigley enterprise strategy, while continuing to deliver effectiveness and efficiency to existing business and technology platforms. Will is recognized as an innovative, strategic leader with over 25 years’ experience, holding positions in all key disciplines of IT, including business relationship roles, program management, application development as well as technology support. He has built broad perspective through global roles as well as program management for both technology and business change initiatives. He has received awards and been recognized within Mars as a leader for excellence in management of cross-functional teams, empowering and inspiring associates to exceed expected results. He is a trusted partner of senior executive business teams, driving business strategies with the alignment of information technology. Will has been instrumental in defining and executing digital transformations at Mars.
Boston University, Computer Science
An entrepreneur at heart, Fred founded his first company at the age of 23. Prior to launching Aera, Fred was the CEO of Anaplan, which he grew from 20 to 650 employees, and a $1B+ valuation. Before that, he held several executive positions at SAP, Business Objects and ALG software.