Demand Management, Inc. (DMI) is the leading global provider of the Demand Solutions® software-as-a-service (SaaS) supply chain planning software. These affordable, easy-to-use solutions for manufacturers and distributors are designed to increase forecast accuracy, improve customer service levels, and reduce overall inventory to maximize profits and lower costs. Designed to run on Azure, a cloud service from Microsoft, the Demand Solutions supply chain planning solution offers capabilities for demand optimization, inventory optimization, supply optimization, retail optimization, quality & compliance, product lifecycle management, sourcing management, sales & operations planning, integrated business planning, advanced analytics and supply chain data management.
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Demand Management is a wholly owned subsidiary of Logility, Inc., which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA).
Bill Harrison, President
Mr. Harrison is responsible for the company's corporate strategy and direction as well as its operations including development, sales, marketing, services, customer programs, alliances and channels. His career in supply chain operations began over 25 years ago on the loading dock of a TrueValue warehouse. Mr. Harrison spent over 17 years with True Value Company where he held a number of management positions and personally designed and implemented a market-leading Replenishment Optimization System. He also served as Chief Operating Officer of Atrion/ClearCross, a global trading software corporation where he was instrumental in redefining the company’s product strategy, increasing sales, rationalizing costs and driving profitability. He came to Demand Solutions in 2006 after holding leadership positions at Manugistics and American Software. Since Harrison’s arrival at Demand Solutions, the company has delivered significant market share gains, revenue growth and customer satisfaction improvements.
Harrison graduated from The University of Missouri.
Scott Tillman, Executive Vice President of Research & Development
Scott Tillman has over fifteen years of experience in various consulting and software management roles. His experience has been focused around business process reengineering of supply chain operations and ERP implementations for Fortune 500 companies spanning many different industries, including high-tech, process manufacturing, and healthcare. He has also has taken leadership roles within software companies, focusing on the development of supply chain software specific to inventory replenishment, demand forecasting, and distribution management.
Mr. Tillman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance with a minor in Economics from Truman State University (formerly known as Northeast Missouri State University). He also received his MBA in Finance and Operations from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.
Tom Gielow, Vice President, Architecture and Technology
Mr. Gielow was employee number 5 when he joined Demand Solutions in 1991. His first responsibilities included all of the company’s hardware, software and customer support. He has led the architectural design and development at Demand Solutions including the import/export functionality that provides the integration so valuable to the company’s users. He now has overall responsibility for the design and direction of the suite of Demand Solution products.
Gielow graduated from The University of Missouri.
Randy Bartlett, Vice President, Customer Success
Mr. Bartlett is responsible for the success of the Demand Solutions SaaS product implementations and early adoption. Before joining the Demand Solutions team, Mr. Bartlett held leadership roles in consulting, Information Technology, and business positions in several leading companies including PepsiCo, i2 Technologies, Haggar Apparel Company, and Texas Instruments. With experience in large and small firms, established and startup environments, business and IT roles, Mr. Bartlett brings a broad depth of experience to Demand Solutions Customers. For the last seven plus years at PepsiCo, Mr. Bartlett has focused on Cloud-based commercial platforms and connected solutions for PepsiCo frontline teams across the world.
Mr. Bartlett is a graduate of Iowa State University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science.
Marti Kirsch, Vice President of Marketing
Before joining Demand Management, Inc., Ms. Kirsch served as the Marketing Manager for Cultura – a leading provider of software solutions for the production agriculture industry. In this role, Kirsch was responsible for leading marketing teams in North America and in the United Kingdom. Before joining Cultura, she sold ERP, BI and custom development solutions and services to public and private sector businesses.
She received her Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from the Ohio State University.
Dani Owen, Vice President of Cloud Services
Ms. Owen has been an employee of Demand Solutions since 1995 when she was hired to be a part of the initial development team responsible for the Demand Solutions DOS to Windows 3.1 rewrite. Since joining the company, the largest part of her time has been as the lead developer and product manager for the Demand Solutions Requirements Planning module. She was recently promoted to the position of Vice President of Cloud Services where she is responsible for all SaaS deployments.
Ms. Owen graduated from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville with a BS in Computer Science and Mathematics.
Michael Hines, VP Sales Americas
Mr. Hines is responsible for expanding and managing the DS Partner Channel in the Americas. Prior to joining the Demand Solutions team, he held leadership roles in Channels and Alliances at companies including Dassault Systèmes, InfinityQS International, Icertis and GEP Worldwide. With his extensive experience at building Channels and Alliance organizations for established and startup enterprises, Mr. Hines brings broad depth of expertise to Demand Solutions.
Mr. Hines is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Steve Cobham, Regional Vice President Sales APAC
Responsible for leading the sales efforts for Demand Solutions in APAC, Mr. Cobham is motivated by driving markets, strategy and sales opportunites with clients through challenger selling principles. Known for crafting partnerships and business change / transformation solutions to achieve profitable value for the enterprises, Mr. Cobham has deep experience in the CPG, Retail, Manufacturing, Life Sciences and Fashion/Apparel industries and has worked across Australia, China, Singapore and Malayasia.
Prior to joining Demand Solutions, Mr. Cobham had success at organizations including Demand Solutions Asia, Red Prairie, INFOR; and was GM for Mayne Nickless Logistics.
Mr. Cobham has a Master’s degree from UTS Technology Sydney and is an active member of LAA(Logistics Association Australia) and APICS (Association Supply Chain Management).