|2010 New England Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition - Mark
Mark Chockalingam, MBA, Ph.D.
President, Demand Planning LLC
Dr. Mark Chockalingam is President,
DemandPlanning.Net, a Business Process and Strategy Consultancy helping
clients across industries: Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Products, Retail, Chemicals
and Fashion Apparel. His consulting areas include Demand forecasting, Supply
Chain Analytics, and Sales and Operations Planning. Dr. Chockalingam has
consulted for a variety of clients including Teva Pharmaceuticals, FMC, Celanese
AG, Colgate-Palmolive, Eastman Kodak, Abbot Labs, Miller Breweries, Au Bon Pain
and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals.
With significant expertise in business forecasting and modeling, he is a
frequent speaker at major supply chain events on topics ranging from demand
management to sales and operations planning. He has presented at the North East
Supply Chain Conference, the Boston APICS, The Forecasting Summit, Lnoppen and
various IBF forecasting conferences. He has conducted numerous training and
strategy facilitation workshops for a variety of clients in the US and abroad.
He has also presented numerous Webinars and published columns and articles on
the internet and through the website
Prior to establishing Demand Planning LLC, Mark has worked with manufacturing
companies in important supply chain positions. Mark was Director of Market
Analysis and Demand Planning for the Gillette Company, now a division of Proctor
& Gamble. During his corporate career, Mark has worked in the Automotive, Health
Care and Transportation sectors including such Fortune 500 companies such as
Schering-Plough and Federal Express.
Mark holds a Ph.D. in Financial Economics from Arizona State University and is a
member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and currently serves
on the Board of the Boston APICS as the President of the Chapter.
Demand Planning for the Service Industries