Robert A. Davis
Retired Principal Product Manager, SAS Institute
Before his retirement, Robert A. Davis was a Principal Product Manager in the Supply Chain Management Solutions group at SAS Institute. Prior to joining SAS, Davis worked for over twenty 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 was recognized with national awards for excellence in sales and business management. At SAS, he helped 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.
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- Douglas E. Faries is Senior Research Advisor at Lilly USA, where he oversees statistical design and analysis support for Health Outcomes Research.
- Michele M. Burlew designs and programs SAS applications for data management, data analysis, report writing, and graphics for academic and corporate clients.
- Kevin D. Smith has been a software developer at SAS since 1997.