Carol Ptak is currently a partner with the Demand Driven Institute and was most recently at Pacific Lutheran University as Visiting Professor and Distinguished Executive in Residence. Previously, she was vice president and global industry executive for manufacturing and distribution industries at PeopleSoft where she developed the concept of demand driven manufacturing (DDM). Ms. Ptak spent four years at IBM Corporation culminating in the position of global SMB segment executive.
A leading authority in the use of ERP and Supply Chain tools to drive improved bottom line performance, Ms. Ptak's expertise is well grounded in four decades of practical experience as a successful practitioner, consultant and educator in manufacturing operations. Her pragmatic approach to complex issues and dynamic presentation style has her in high demand worldwide on the subject of how to leverage these tools and achieve sustainable success.
主要研究方向包括供应链管理、运营管理、数据驱动决策。在高水平国际期刊上发表论文十余篇，特别是在《Operations Research》,《Manufacturing & Service Operations Management》,《Production and Operations Management》等UT/Dallas24种经济管理类国际公认顶级期刊上发表学术论文多篇。承担多项国家及省部级课题，
现担任《Naval Research Logistics》和JORSC (Journal of the Operations Research Society of China)的Associate Editor、运筹学会随机服务与运作管理分会理事、系统工程学会物流系统工程专业委员会理事、运筹学会智能工业数据解析与优化分会理事等工作。
Gartner Top 25公司供应链专家；
李晓曦先后在Gartner Top 25供应链的二大全球公司推动数字化供应链，目前是国内头部互联网大厂的数字供应链产品专家，工信部认证智能制造成熟度评估师，他负责AI算法在计划决策领域项目入选国家第一批新基建目录，也是公众号“未来供应链”创始人。