Robert A. Davis is a Principal Product Manager in the Supply Chain Management Solutions group at SAS Institute. Prior to joining SAS,
Davis worked for over 20 years with Nestle and ConAgra in their Grocery Products divisions. During that time, he helped develop best
practices in account management, trade spending analysis, and replenishment planning. He received national awards for excellence in
sales and business management.
While at SAS, Davis has helped SAS develop expertise in supply chain cost analysis in the fast-moving consumer products industry,
inventory optimization, service parts optimization, and sales and operations planning. He is a recognized global expert in multi-echelon
inventory and replenishment optimization. He has been featured as a speaker and writer on the topics of demand-driven supply chains
and service chain processes at such events as the Council of Logistics Management, Logicon, BetterManagement Live, and Frontline's
Supply Chain Week.