#25 – Global Supply Chain Transformation with David Warrick

In Algo Podcast Episode 25, David Warrick and Amjad Hussain discuss Global Supply Chain Transformation.

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0:00 Episode Preview
0:30 Introduction
2:49 David’s Journey
5:03 Project Engineer for Hong Kong Airport
7:01 Journey to Microsoft
9:00 Microsoft’s Supply Chain Vision
11:13 Supply Chain Transformation
14:50 Visibility, Transparency & Trust in Supply Chains
19:45 Supply Chain Consistency & Mutual Trust
23:22 Visibility helps, but is not a solution
26:42 Algo Actionable Insights
27:29 Capabilities needed to optimize Supply Chains
29:02 Predictive Supply Chains
35:38 IT & Business Partnerships
40:55 Experimentation, Iteration & Failing Fast
44:44 OTIF Fines & Impactful SC KPIs
49:12 ML & Blockchain Supply Chain Use Cases
56:26 Importance of Forecast Accuracy
1:03:07 Setting Up Digital Twins
1:05:15 Process Twin
1:07:07 How to define winning
1:09:06 Closing Thoughts

About the host

Amjad Hussain

Amjad Hussain is an entrepreneur at heart. He founded Algo where he is the CEO during the day and AI lego blocks designer at night. He has built an intrinsically motivated global team of deep business domain experts, AI architects, computer scientists and software engineers. Algo is an always on full stack platform with deep learning, augmented reality and workflow automation woven at its core. The platform has a conversational virtual business analyst persona as its primary user interface. The company is enjoying sustainable growth creating tremendous net new value for its customers world-wide.

Amjad completed his Bachelors in Electrical Engineering with Honors from UET Lahore. He earned his Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science from UMIST, in the United Kingdom and an Advanced Analytics MBA from MIT. He has completed general management programs at Harvard and Stanford business schools. Amjad deeply cares about ethical issues surrounding AI and its societal impact.

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