DALLAS, TX – February 11, 2022 – o9 Solutions, the leading AI-powered integrated business planning platform, adds a new member to its aim10x Executive Council. We are adding a highly respected voice in the Apparel supply chain.
Vishal Mankotia is a professional supply chain leader and business strategist with almost 30 years of experience, who has demonstrated continuous growth, achievements, and impressive leadership in the management of complex supply chain activities within diversified industry internationally.
Vishal has spent 30 years in Commercial, Supply Chain Planning, Vendor Management, Procurement & Sourcing and Quality Management in several countries and in different industries.
“With the apparel industry-shifting all the time, adding Vishal to the Executive Council is excellent news. He has continually challenged the paradigms and pushed for positive change across industries,” said Chakri Gottemukkala, CEO at o9 Solutions and active member of the aim10x Executive Council. “Welcome Vishal, I cannot wait to discuss the everyday issues we can tackle together in the world of the global supply chain.”
Presently, he is working at Levi Strauss & Co., as Vice President of Global Supply Management. Before joining Levis, Vishal was head of Availability in NOKIA managing Planning, Production Scheduling, Logistics, Customer Collaboration, Order Fulfillment, Product Life Cycle Management, and Trade Compliance. He has completed his Masters in Business Administration, Commerce & Supply Chain from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and he is interested in continuous learning and contributing to the industry.
Vishal is dedicated to keeping the Council flourishing, and he says: “To be in touch with best of the best, to have a networking opportunity where not only I can learn what has been tried from the different industries but also share some of the experience that I had in the last two years in the Apparel Supply chain is quite unique.”
About the aim10x Executive Council
The aim10x Executive Council is a network of visionary leaders who have built significant operating experience at some of the world’s largest companies. Together they will set the vision for all aspects of an integrated enterprise—from supply chain to finance, sales, and product development, which will lead to global enterprises that are more efficient, sustainable, and profitable. It is part of the broader ‘aim10x’ initiative sponsored by o9 Solutions, which aims to empower a global community of professionals who are dedicated to digitally transforming planning and decision-making capabilities. The aim10x Executive Council members are sharing their insights about leadership, strategy, change management, and Digital Transformation journeys through the aim10x Webinars, aim10x Podcasts, and aim10x Innovators Network.