We’re delighted to announce that Pontus Stefansson has joined the growing R&D team at Optimity. Pontus will be based in Stockholm and is Product Manager for Demand Forecaster.
Pontus joins us from IT consulting firm Orango, where he was the product owner for ERP system Bison. He brings a wealth of product management and industry expertise, including wholesale and fresh produce.
During the last couple of years, Pontus has focused on the integration of Machine Learning capabilities into the models and algorithms at the core of supply chain optimization and demand planning.
Lars Gimbringer, Optimity Co-founder & Managing Director R&D says, “We’re very excited to have Pontus on board. His sound business approach and Machine Learning technology expertise will add further momentum to our demand planning roadmap.”
Pontus says, “I’m really looking forward to working with the team here at Optimity. I’m extremely passionate about AI and Machine Learning technologies, and Optimity has ongoing, very ambitious development plans in these areas. I can’t wait to get started. We have a great opportunity to add more value for our customers in these areas.”
Optimity Software enables manufacturers to move beyond the world of spreadsheets and outdated legacy systems into a digitized supply chain environment. Optimity is a completely configurable, seamlessly integrated suite of modules that provide exceptional planning and mathematical optimization in every area of the supply chain – from demand forecasting and production scheduling through to customer delivery. Companies such as IKEA, Volvo, Petronas, Vita Coco, ANZCO, Orkla and many more have chosen Optimity to solve their most difficult supply chain challenges.
Optimity Software is headquartered in Sydney, Australia with global offices located in Singapore, Stockholm, Sweden and Boulder, CO, USA.