SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cloudleaf, Inc., an emerging leader in digital supply chain solutions, today announced the appointment of Bill Marrin, outstanding World 50 executive, to the company’s Board of Advisors.
Bill is the former director of Supply Chain 50, a leading forum for Chief Supply Chain Officers and Executive Director of World 50, which hosts private communities for global executives to share insights on critical issues and strategic challenges. Bill is highly respected for facilitating the exchange of ideas and best practices across all c-suite functions, including CEOs and expert thinkers.
Bill also served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at MailExpress, a nationwide mail services and parcel expeditor specializing in optimizing supply chain operations and visibility for time- and security-sensitive shipments. Additionally, he was Vice President of Sales for WAM!NET. At WAM!NET, Bill led the highly successful start-up of a full-scale sales operation for the company’s global data delivery network, which enhanced time-to-market for print media distribution by providing end-to-end content networking services. His career also includes leadership roles within Eastman Kodak, multi-national manufacturer Heidelberg and global human resources provider Lee Hecht Harrison (formerly DBM).
Bill noted increasing enterprise adoption of the Cloudleaf Supply Chain Digital Visibility Platform™, which brings unprecedented visibility, efficiency and responsiveness to supply chains in any industry.
“Cloudleaf enables actionable visibility, which is the most critical need of any supply chain,” said Bill. “The company squarely addresses the most acute pain points related to timeliness and security. I am extremely pleased to help Cloudleaf bring the market’s most powerful solutions to supply chains.”
“Bill Marrin is one of the most prominent figures in supply chain management,” said Cloudleaf Chief Executive Officer Mahesh Veerina. “His experience in creating executive communities and executive thought leadership will be invaluable to us as we expand. The entire Cloudleaf team welcomes Bill to our Board of Advisors.”
Bill is the most recent addition to the Cloudleaf Corporate Board of Advisors, which includes a number of internationally recognized supply chain authorities. Advisors include:
- Professor Hau L. Lee, Thoma Professor of Operations, Information and Technology at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. His areas of specialization include global value chain innovations, supply chain management, global logistics, inventory modeling, and environmental and social responsibility.
- Professor (Emeritus) Arogyaswami Paulraj of Stanford University. A successful Silicon Valley entrepreneur and one of the world’s foremost authorities on wireless technologies, Professor Paulraj spearheaded the MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple Output) technology that is key to the 4G cellular and WiFi wireless networks that today serve billions of people throughout the world.
- Bill Read, founder of 21 Merit, LLC, former head of Accenture’s Supply Chain practice in North America, and former senior executive at Capgemini, CSC and Cleveland Consulting Associates.
- Maria Nieradka, founder of Three Lions Consulting, LLC, and former senior executive at Biogen, Merck, Johnson and Johnson, and Bristol Myers Squibb.
Cloudleaf is the developer of the Cloudleaf Visibility Index™, designed to be the industry-standard gauge of visibility, efficiency and responsiveness for supply chains in every industry. The Cloudleaf Visibility Index™ captures real-time product flow data within and between facilities. Combined with cloud-based solutions to pull data from the edge, Cloudleaf has the unrivaled capability to deliver a 100% visible Supply Chain to its enterprise customers.
Cloudleaf’s mission is to create significant value across the end-to-end supply chain network by dramatically increasing visibility of product flow and condition. Cloudleaf customers leverage that improved visibility to increase revenues, reduce material losses and enhance the reliability of operations. Cloudleaf customers achieve improvements in supply chain visibility of as much as 5x; first-year return-on-investment of as much as 70x; and annualized value in the tens of millions of dollars.
The Cloudleaf Supply Chain Digital Visibility Platform™ is a powerful combination of IoT, AI/ML and advanced analytics that delivers comprehensive, real-time, end-to-end insights into supply chain operations — from suppliers, through production and distribution, to customers. Processing billions of events per second, Cloudleaf technology creates a digital twin of the supply chain and enhances Operations and Integrated Business Planning systems with real-time delivery of diagnostic and predictive insights. These insights include location, environmental conditions (such as temperature, humidity and shock), utilization and anomaly detection.
See https://www.cloudleaf.com/about for additional company information.