Date & Time: September 26 2:30pm – 4:00pm
Location: Virtual

Join a panel of experts for an in-depth understanding of how to manage risk and uncertainty to create resilient, flexible and agile supply chains.

Sponsored by the Elizabeth and Allen Don Center for Innovative Technologies and Decision Sciences, Robert B. Willumstad School of Business at Adelphi University.

Speaker Bios

Thomas Sproat

Thomas Sproat

Senior Director, Tradelens / GTD Solutions at Tradelens GTD Solutions

Tom has worked for the A.P. Moller group since 2006, and prior with P&O Nedlloyd. Tom has a varied background in our Industry having sailed as an officer on merchant vessels, worked on terminals, managed operations, as well as a significant amount of time on the commercial side. Most recently Tom was President of Safmarine, one of the individual brands under the Maersk Line umbrella, with end-to-end responsibility for sales and service. Prior to that role, Tom was

Duncan Klett

Duncan Klett

Co-Founder & Fellow, Kinaxis

Since co-founding Kinaxis in 1984, Duncan has focused on product innovation and matching RapidResponse functionality to customer needs. Acting as the interface between manufacturers, the Kinaxis design team, and executives, Duncan has led the successful fulfillment of several customer requirements.

In his current role as Fellow, Duncan draws on almost 40 years of experience with analytics and software solutions to design next-generation Kinaxis product features to help companies balance supply and demand of everything to drive greater competitive advantage. Prior to starting Kinaxis, Duncan held various positions with Bell Northern Research and Mitel Corporation.

Duncan has been involved with several professional and community organizations and regularly gives lectures at universities and industry events. Duncan holds a Bachelor of Applied Science and a Masters of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. He is also a certified Professional Engineer and a Kinaxis Certified RapidResponse Master.

Eunji Lim, PhD

Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences and Marketing at Adelphi University

Eunji Lim received a BS in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics from KAIST in 2001 and a PhD in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University in 2008. She worked as an assistant professor of Industrial Engineering at the University of Miami from 2008 to 2013. From 2013 to 2018, she was an assistant professor in the School of Business at Kean University. In 2018, she joined the faculty of the Department of Decision Sciences and Marketing at Adelphi University as an assistant professor. Since she began her career in academia, she has conducted research in simulation-based decision making and simulation-based optimization, and has published numerous papers in journals such as Operations Research, Mathematics of Operations Research, INFORMS Journal on Computing, IISE Transactions, ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation, Electronic Journal of Statistics, and Journal of Modelling in Management.

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