PLEASANTON, Calif., Jan. 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Steelwedge, a provider of cloud-based planning solutions and services that inform better decision-making for global organizations, today announced that Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE:HPE) supply chain executive Trevor Schick has been named to the Steelwedge Strategy Advisory Board. The Steelwedge Strategy Advisory Board serves as a forum in which business planning leaders and researchers identify innovative approaches to solving both present and future challenges facing the business planning solutions industry.
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Schick serves as Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain and Quality for Hewlett Packard Enterprise, the company created on November 1, 2015 following from the separation of Hewlett-Packard Company. HPE is an industry leading Technology Company that enables customers to go further, faster. With the industry's most comprehensive portfolio, spanning the cloud to the data center to workplace applications, their technology and services help customers around the world make IT more efficient, more productive and more secure.
Schick’s prior positions include corporate vice president and chief procurement officer at Motorola Mobility; vice president of supply chain and chief procurement officer for EMC; and management positions at Apple and Sun Microsystems.
“Trevor is a supply chain visionary who has led strategy and execution for some of the largest and most innovative enterprise technology companies in the world,” said Steelwedge Chief Executive Officer Pervinder Johar. “The breadth of challenges he has faced and insights he has developed throughout his career makes him an ideal addition to the think-tank forum we have assembled to ideate practical innovations to advance the discipline of business planning,” he added.
Schick commented, “Enabling technology has advanced far beyond how mainstream companies approach business planning today. I’m looking forward to being part of a team of leaders focused on identifying innovative yet practical ways business planning can evolve to fully utilize modern methods for harnessing speed, data, analytics, and planning expertise to make better decisions and drive more strategic outcomes.”
Organizations use Steelwedge’s cloud planning platform and services to align product, sales, demand, supply, strategy, operations and financial decisions across roles, geographies, products, time horizons, channels, customers and suppliers to improve efficiency and outcomes. Steelwedge’s PlanStreaming cloud combines predictive, prescriptive and responsive analytics and technology to equip organizations to be ready to act in time with opportunity, especially in highly competitive markets where continuous planning is essential and efficiently responding to changing conditions is advantageous. Named a leader in the Gartner 2015 Sales and Operations Planning Magic Quadrant, Steelwedge is headquartered in Pleasanton, California. To view a copy of the report, go to 2015 Magic Quadrant for Sales & Operations Planning System of Differentiation. To learn more about Steelwedge, visit www.steelwedge.com.
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