Fireside Chat: How Meta Used Algo’s AI Platform to Master CPFR and Demand Planning

  • Learn how Meta leveraged new technologies: Exploring the build vs. buy- to infuse AI into supply chain solutions
  • Exploring the barriers to transformation and how to overcome them for best outcomes and ROI
  • Managing implementation and change management – learn best practices transitioning from spreadsheets to an AI platform

Amy Cooper
Global Account Director

Throughout her career, Amy has been at the forefront of supply chain data and technology, selling for Dun & Bradstreet when they launched their supplier scoring solutions and part of the team that launched Gartner for Supply Chain. Featured as a guest on various supply chain technology podcasts, Amy has supported multiple Fortune 500 companies in their quest to optimize operations and drive innovation. She is the Algo Global Account Director for Microsoft, leading the global CPFR program for XBox and Surface devices. In addition to her role in sales, Amy is deeply involved with Algo’s AI development roadmap and focused on co-creating cutting edge technology solutions that drive continuous improvement for her customers.

Sean Bennett
(Former) Director, Global Channel Operations, Reality Labs

Sean Bennett is an accomplished operations leader with a proven track record of developing and implementing strategic initiatives and unifying cross functional teams to meet company goals in fast-paced, dynamic and unstructured environments. Sean has extensive experience in roles defining and executing the end-to-end supply chain while aligning Company, Customer and Sales objectives. Most recently, Sean has led the Global Channel Operations for Reality Labs at Meta. Sean has over twenty five years of experience working with companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 100s in several industries across Retail, B2B Commercial and Direct to Consumer (DTC) channels.

David Warrick
Chair, Algo’s Advisory Board and Supply Chain Innovation Chair, The Visibility Council

David is a thought leader and industry expert in the field of Global Supply Chain. David spent 23 years with Microsoft Corporation as General Manager of Global Supply Chain and Supply Chain Technology officer, he was involved in every product launch from Windows 2000 through to the most recent Surface and Xbox products. He has built and managed numerous global teams, has led across multiple disciplines including Manufacturing, Strategic Sourcing, Fulfillment and Logistics, Forecasting, Planning and Channel Management. He has played a key role in major acquisitions including Nokia, built world class teams and continuously evolved Microsoft’s Supply Chain capabilities in a multi-channel environment.

As Supply Chain Technology Officer David was additionally responsible for determining the next generation of technologies that could augment and enable Supply Chain capabilities. In this capacity he worked with numerous Private Equity and Venture Capital partners to understand potential opportunities and the overall industry landscape for technology in Supply Chain.

Prior to Microsoft David was as a Management Consultant with Andersen Consulting focused on Supply Chain process and design and early in his career worked as a Project Engineer on the construction of the Hong Kong Airport.

In his current role with Overhaul David is responsible for the strategy and growth of the Enterprise business, as well as being a key member of the Executive Team.

As Chairman of the Advisory Board for Algo David is responsible for supporting and advising the CEO, C-Suite and Executives across all aspects of the business.

David is deeply embedded in the Supply Chain sector, working with numerous early-stage companies, Private Equity and Venture Capital, as well as with the Visibility Council, helping to shape the next generation of Supply Chain thinking.

David is a Manufacturing Engineer (B.Eng (Hons)), a Chartered Engineer with the Institute of Engineering and Technology (C.Eng MIET) and holds a Diploma in Industrial Studies (DIS). David speaks frequently in the industry and mentors many past and potential future employees.