Demand Planning Drives Revenue Growth

Wednesday, June 1st, 2022
11:30am - 12pm US Eastern Time

Learn how collaborative demand planning drives revenue growth for Springs Window Fashions.

Join Mickey Klicka, Manager Financial Systems from Springs Window Fashions, in conversation with Edward Lewis, CEO Valizant, and Bryan Baum, Head of Solutions, Sourcing and Procurement at Anaplan, to learn about how Valizant’s Demand Planning Solution on the Anaplan platform helped transform Springs Forecast Accuracy and Planning Cycle.

In this Webinar, you will learn how Valizant solutions on Anaplan:

  • Rapidly deployed Demand Planning.
  • Enabled 30% improvement in Demand Forecast Accuracy by increasing demand planning frequency by 4x.
  • Provide navigation through ongoing Supply Chain challenges.


Mickey Klicka

Manager, Financial Systems at Springs Window Fashions
Mickey currently manages Springs' demand planning & financial forecasting systems, and has over a decade of tenure spanning various forecasting, analytical, and technical roles. The implementation of Anaplan as the end-to-end Supply Chain solution was his third (and most successful) large scale demand planning implementation. Mickey, through partnership with Valizant, led the development and ongoing enhancement of Springs' demand planning landscape. Prior to his current role at Springs, Mickey held positions as Manager of Demand Planning, Demand Planner, and Sales Analyst with a perpetual skew toward systems, big data, and analytics.

Edward Lewis

CEO at Valizant, Inc.
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.​

Bryan Baum

Head of Solutions, Sourcing & Procurement at Anaplan, Inc.​
Bryan is Anaplan’s Global Head of Supply Chain Solutions for Sourcing and Procurement Planning, bringing more than 20 years of hands-on experience within supply chain management, source-to-procure-to-pay, and supplier collaboration system best practices across a range of industries. He is responsible for working with customers to define solutions that address industry challenges and connecting execution to top- and bottom-line impacts within the business. Bryan is on a mission to help organizations align technology with behavioral economics, machine learning and data science in order to maximize supplier performance.​