Meet a Member

March 2019 

Sushil Srivastava

Education: MS Computer Science

 

Company/Title: IBM/Associate Partner & North America Oracle Edge Practice Leader

When and why did you join CSCMP?

To network and share my knowledge.

 

What advice do you have for new CSCMP members on how they can maximize their membership value?

Network, network & network!

 

How did you get into supply chain management?

Any business has supply chain/logistics, so not sure why someone will not get into it?

 

Describe your job in a tweet (i.e. 140 characters or less)

Manage the entire North America Supply Chain Practice for IBM

 

What are your top three job responsibilities?

  1. Sales
  2. Delivery
  3. Practice Management
 

What is the biggest challenge you face on the job, and how are you managing it?

Availability of right resource at the right time. I am somehow able to mitigate the skilled resource issue with networking more & more people.

 

What technology, trends or disruptive forces do you see having the biggest impact on supply chains?

All edge technology like Blockchain, RPA, AI/ML, IoT, BigData etc

 

If you were to start a company from scratch, what values would you build it on?

People first the process then technology

 

What are you proudest of?

Able to adapt as per situation!

 

If you could interview anyone, who would it be and why?

Apple CEO because before Apple life was boring!

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