With over twenty years of experience leading design, development and marketing of S&OP and supply chain solutions, Ed launched Valizant to help companies realize greater value from their supply chain planning initiatives through a holistic and agile approach. Prior to Valizant, Ed was VP of Product Marketing with Steelwedge Software and responsible for product positioning and go to market strategy. He was also VP of Solutions Consulting at Steelwedge and led global pre-sales including discovery, needs assessment, and solution design.
Prior to Steelwedge, Ed was CEO and President of Amitive, Inc. (acquired by OpenText) which he founded in 2004 and under his direction grew to a global cloud based supply chain planning provider. Prior to launching Amitive, Ed designed and implemented global SCM solutions for numerous companies, including Mitsui & Co., as a consultant and practitioner. Ed holds a Juris Doctorate from Western State University, College of Law.
George Mulling has over 25 years of global sales and business development management experience. He has held positions as SVP Sales, Marketing and Business Development with companies such as Bertelsmann, RR Donnelley/Modus Media International and Amitive. His primary industry experience includes supply chain services, technology, manufacturing, logistics and customer relationship management. George has taken businesses from start up to over $100 million globally and built complete organizations in North America, Europe and Asia. George has had P&L responsibility for a $125 million business within Modus Media International, a now public, $800 million company, with finance, sales and operations reporting to him. George has a BS in Business from Virginia Tech and post-graduate business studies at both UCLA and the University of Southern California.
With over 20 years of Enterprise Software Development experience, he joins Valizant to spearhead the Engineering Organization, bringing word-class engineering and product management expertise. He has constructed complex, robust and scalable mission-critical systems as well as cloud-based supply chain planning solutions with focus on Demand Planning, Supply-Demand Balancing, Supply Planning, ERP and Logistics. Prior to joining Valizant, he was a Software Development Manager for Prometheus Group where he lead the roadmap execution of EAM products used by Fortune 100 Companies such as British Petroleum, Entergy, Marathon Petroleum, Exelon, AEP and APS. Octavio holds a MSc. in Computer Science.
With a MS degree in Engineering Management from Syracuse University and ten years of Solution Architect experience in different industries, Sushma joined Valizant as Director of Solution Architecture. She leads NA team and her key role is to contribute in cutting edge supply chain solutions and responsible for end to end implementation.
Prior to Valizant, Sushma was Solution Architect in E2Open and Steelwedge Software. She was leading design for Supply Chain Solutions with cross functional teams and gained extensive knowlegde in data integration, documentation, User training and testing in agile software implementation.
Nagendra has over 12 years of experience with professional skills in Business Process & Analysis, Statistical Data Analysis, Performance Management (EPM) and Supply Chain Management (SCM). Prior to Valizant, Nagendra was Manager of Solutions Consulting with Steelwedge Software and responsible for Pre-Sales Activities and Responsible for timely and quality delivery of release deliverables which include Proof of Concept solution, Demo application instance. Nagendra holds a Master’s degree in Statistics from Acharya Nagarjuna University.
Terrie has twenty-five years of experience as a Project Manager and Implementation Consultant with enterprise software firms including Infor Global Solutions, Geac Inc. and Dun & Bradstreet Software. Terrie has managed ERP implementations in the areas of finance, purchasing and inventory for companies such as Apple Inc, Fifth Third Bank and Quest Diagnostics. Her expertise includes managing the full project life cycle; planning, needs assessment, configuration and end user transition. Prior to consulting, Terrie was with Western Digital Corporation in a dual role managing accounts payable as well as business solutions for finance, purchasing and receiving.
Ericka Corrado has over 17 years of Software Development experience. She has held a variety of positions such as Sr. Software Developer, Database Administrator, and IT Manager within government and retail organizations. She also has experience in Finance, R&D, Logistics, and Tech Support. Ericka has managed small to medium scale teams on several projects during her career and understands the current challenges and opportunities in S&OP. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Baja California, with an emphasis in IT and Process Management.
Arely holds a Computer Science Degree from the University of Baja California.
Before she joined the Valizant Team she worked at her alma matters Department of Academic Affairs for 8 years, she also worked as a Business Analyst in the IT Department of CICESE Research Center.
Carla holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business from CETYS University. She also studied a semester in Brno University of Technology in the Czech Republic. During her young career she has worked as Business and Data Analyst creating solutions to provide reliable information for better decision making. She has acquired experience with Business Processes Analysis, Data Reconciliation and User Experience Design.
Tyler holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business with a concentration in Supply Chain Management from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Prior to Valizant, Tyler held several Supply Chain related position at 3M and more recently managed end to end supply chains for Springs Window Fashions. He brings with him a wide variety of experience in manufacturing, operation, and both tactical and strategic planning.
Casey Botts is an Associate Modeling Analyst with a bachelor’s degree from The Evergreen State College. He is results orientated and uses his critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills to collaborate with our production team. He is a valued member of the Valizant Team and we benefit from his contribution to providing innovative supply chain planning solutions and product development.
Germán has a business degree in Business Administration with a minor in finance, as well as a Masters in Logistics from the University of Américas, Puebla. He has impressive experience consulting for corporate finance and top level strategic and structure implementation, along with process improvement by Six Sigma Implementation.
Naveen holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering in Reva institute of Technology and Management. He has professional experience in the Automobile Sector and extensive experience in Anaplan. He has worked in Supply Chain and Revenue Planning domains with extensive skills in Data Analysis, Problem Solving, and Team Coordination.
Fernando Barraza has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Intelligence and innovation, from CETYS University, Mexicali. He developed impressive experience working in Finance Operations Strategy and IT, focused on planning and use of data. He also holds a degree in Business Management from IDE. Additionally, he has the good fortune of recently getting published with his first book of fiction.
Guillermo holds a bachelor’s degree in Logistics Engineering from the University of Américas, Puebla. As a business analyst here at Valizant, he works largely in Operations and Production. He has extensive knowledge and interest in Supply Chain.
Jorge has a Bachelor’s Degree in Electromechanical Engineering from the Ensenada Institute of Technology, with a Minor in Industrial Automation. He has experience in the creation and modification of new part numbers using CAD Software (Autocad, Solidworks) and the development of the Bill of Materials. He also has experience in sales, managing communication with every department involved in order to accomplish the Quality standards in every order.
Fernanda holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Trade and Customs from Xochicalco University, Ensenada. She apprenticed at Hutchison Ports EIT in the commercialization area, where she evaluated and analyzed existing and new data sets to generate quantitative fundamental insights for clients who import and export containers. Fernanda is also a skilled bilingual interpreter who has worked with government agencies and diverse service organizations.
Jonathan holds a bachelor’s degree on Bioengineering from the University of Baja California, with a minor in biotechnology and biomedical science.
He has worked on the development of projects, in the food industry, applying systems such as HACCP, to ensure the safety and quality of the food. Also, he has experience working as Quality Engineer and as Data Analyst on the health field using data driven decision making to upgrade processes and solve problems.
Susha Kallesh has a Masters in Management from the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad and has participated in leadership programs at the Kellogg School of Management and I.E. Business School, Spain. She is Passionate about Brand Creation & Marketing Strategy and has a unique combination of experience in FP&A, data-driven Product Marketing and Managing Cross-Functional Teams in the Manufacturing Industry. Here at Valizant, she brings together her unique skill set to help us tell our brand’s story better.
Nicole is a Web and User Interface Designer who acts as a liaison between the sales and marketing team and our developers to create intuitive web experiences for our clients. She has done extensive user experience work on our project management web app Xentrl, and continues to work on improving our services and anticipating our clients needs. Nicole has studied at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell and Smith College – where she was awarded an Ada Comstock Scholarship. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with an emphasis in Digital Arts.
Luis holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering from the University of Baja California, with a minor in Telecommunications.
He has experience maintaining information systems and networks, managing databases, upgrading and installing new hardware and software, and improvement of network security. Luis joins Valizant to help manage the Valizant’s global Information Technology ecosystem.
Cesar is an experienced Software Development Engineer, with a focus on web development. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Baja California. His interests include DevOps practices such as Cloud Computing and Information Security.
Fer holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Systems Engineering from the Ensenada Institute of Technology, with emphasis in web and mobile development. He is passionate about digital drawing, music and software design.
Daniel holds a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology and Communication from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education. He is an experienced software developer with interests in web development and databases.
René holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering from the University of Baja California, Ensenada. He has experience in Web Development and is passionate about creating applications that provide a rich and engaging User Experience. He also has interest in Software Architecture.
Alejandro is a full stack software developer. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Nanotechnology Engineering from the University of Baja California, Ensenada. He has experience in software development and also in the synthesis of materials. His interests are related to web development, mathematics and cybersecurity.
Lorena is a full stack software development engineer, with a focus on web and mobile development. She has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Systems Engineering from the Ensenada Institute of Technology. She is certified as Data Curator and has participated in development, leadership, management and innovation of projects at the Illinois Institute, the Complutense University of Madrid, the Institute of International Economy, among others, in conjunction with companies such as GlobalShala of India, Google and IBM.
Throughout her professional career, she has managed to direct different projects with small multidisciplinary teams, develop innovative projects with different technologies, develop robust and scalable systems, virtual assistants with AI, payment systems and CRM, and project proposals for various clients.