Carol Ptak, MBA, CFPIM, CIRM, Jonah, CDDP, CDDL

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Carol Ptak, MBA, CFPIM, CIRM, Jonah, CDDP, CDDL

Carol PtakCarol is co-founder of The Demand Driven Institute and co-author of the 3rd edition of the landmark textbook ‘Orlicky’s Material Requirements Planning’, in addition to seven other books in the areas of MRP, Lean, and Theory of Constraints. Her latest book, “DDMRP”, released July 2016, is the definitive work on Demand Driven Adaptive Systems.

A former CEO of APICS, Carol has executive management experience at the IBM Corporation and PeopleSoft, where she was Vice President and also the Global Manufacturing Industry Executive. Carol has extensive consulting experience working with clients such as Microsoft, Global Solar and Starbucks in the areas of system selection, resource management education, and ERP implementation support. Carol is a proven thought leader in high demand worldwide, with the goal of transforming the world of manufacturing.

We are honored to have the legendary Carol Ptak speak at NESCON with C. Dick Ling.

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    Demand Driven Institute, LLC

  • Presentation

    Adaptive S&OP: Surviving, Adapting, and Thriving in the VUCA World