Christopher J. Smith

University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business: MBA class of 2010
Drexel University College of Computing & Informatics: BS Information Systems class of 2000

20 years industry experience in the SAP space in a variety of roles both consulting and customer side. 10 years as a data warehouse practitioner specializing in SAP’s data warehouse Business Intelligence toolset. 10 years as a Supply Chain systems modeler and designer using SAP APO and IBP.  Specialties in systems modeling and design and my sweet spot is in turning data into actionable information.

Family man living in the Pittsburgh region since 2004, originally from San Francisco, CA Bay Area region by way of Philadelphia, PA where I finished High School and completed undergraduate studies.

Current Role & Responsibilities:
Support the global Sales & Operations Planning groups within PPG SBUs with regards to processes and tools within the SAP tool set, specifically SAP APO and IBP
Responsible for managing SAP business process change and configuration within SAP APO & IBP
Provide business consultancy, subject matter expertise, change leadership and support for SAP processes and tools as well as integration with ancillary applications and processes
Represent SAP product stewardship for Supply Chain Planning groups globally, Tier 3 support and governance within PPG's global ERP Center of Excellence & SAP competency center for Planning; liaise between the business functions, executive leadership and various IT groups and departments

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