Steve Ellet is Senior Vice President of the Supply Chain Design practice at Chainalytics where he focuses on applying large-scale optimization and simulation models to strategic and tactical network planning. His work supports such planning issues as mergers/acquisitions, facility site selection, capacity planning, network/facility rationalization, capital expense justification, and manufacturing planning. Steve’s experience spans many industries including food and beverage, retail, high-tech, chemicals, and bulk materials.
Prior to joining Chainalytics, Steve served as a Product Manager for i2 Technologies where he managed its strategic planning product, Supply Chain Strategist. In this role, he worked with clients to further their successful adoption through enhancement of i2’s strategic planning services and product capabilities. Steve was responsible for the design and introduction of Supply Chain Strategist’s multi-time-period optimization and discrete-event simulation modules. Prior to, and in conjunction with, his product management responsibilities, Steve was a member of i2’s Professional Services Practice where he led the delivery of strategic supply chain analysis on over 20 large-scale strategic planning projects across a wide range of industries. Prior to i2, Steve served as a Logistics & Manufacturing Analyst for Blue Circle North America, a division of one of the world’s largest manufacturers of building materials.
Steve holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.