Vice President, Integrated Demand and Supply Planning
Ben YoKell is a Vice President in the Integrated Demand & Supply Planning competency in North America for Chainalytics. In this role, Ben focuses on the delivery of professional services related to S&OP process improvement and implementation, demand-supply balancing, materials management, and inventory optimization. He previously served as a Principal for the Demand Planning Intelligence Consortium at Chainalytics where he managed operations of the Demand Planning Intelligence Consortium (DPIC), an analytics-based approach to benchmarking demand performance.
Ben is passionate about the use of quantitative techniques in supply chain management, and thrives on helping companies leverage optimization and analytics in planning environments with an emphasis on actionable results. In conjunction with the application of analytics, Ben brings to bear significant knowledge of supply chain planning practices and processes for a well-rounded approach to improvement initiatives.
Prior to joining Chainalytics, Ben worked in a variety of roles in the supply chain management services and software industry. At INSIGHT, Inc. Ben was a managing consultant and business development lead for supply chain design and network optimization engagements. In his early career, Ben taught various courses in mathematics at Suffield Academy and Cornell University.
Ben holds a Master of Engineering in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering and a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, both from Cornell University. His primary academic focus was on the modeling and analysis of variability and uncertainty throughout the supply chain.