Ryan Rickard is a director at SCMO2 with nearly two decades of experience in supply chain management. He began his logistics career in various roles at both Philips Consumer Electronics and Newell Rubbermaid, including analyst, planner and supply chain manager. At Newell Rubbermaid, Ryan oversaw the global implementation and integration of APO DP and S&OP across 13 business units, and spearheaded an initiative to adopt the Forecast Value Added metric. He also has extensive experience in S&OP and provides our clients with a wealth of insights for developing effective process and models to achieve the most efficient and precise overall planning system. Ryan is a frequent speaker at SAP and other supply chain conferences around the world. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and management from Mars Hill University, graduating Magna Cum Laude.