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About Demand Planning LLC

Demand Planning LLC, based in Boston MA, is a consulting boutique comprised of seasoned experts with real-world supply chain experience and subject-matter expertise in demand forecasting, S&OP, Customer planning, and supply chain strategy.

We provide process and solutions consulting, as well as customized training across a variety of industries.

Through our knowledge portal DemandPlanning.Net, we offer a full menu of training programs through in-person and online courses, as well as a variety of informational articles, downloadable calculation templates, and a unique Demand Planning discussion forum.

Dr. Mark Chockalingam is Managing Principal, Demand Planning LLC, a Business Process and Strategy Consultancy helping clients across industries Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Products, Chemicals and Fashion ApparelHis specialty consulting areas include Sales forecasting, Supply Chain Analytics, and Sales and Operations Planning. He has conducted numerous training and strategy facilitation workshops for a variety of clients in the US and abroad. Mark has worked with a variety of companies from the Fortune 500 such as Wyeth, Miller SAB, FMC, Colgate-Palmolive, Teva to the small and medium size companies such as Au Bon pain, Multy Industries, Ticona, a divison of Celanese AG

With significant expertise in business forecasting and modeling, he is a frequent speaker at major supply chain events on topics ranging from demand management to sales and operations planning.

Prior to establishing his consulting practice, Mark has worked with manufacturing companies in important supply chain positions. Mark was Director of Market Analysis and Demand Planning for the Gillette Company, now part of Procter and Gamble. Before Gillette, Mark led the Suncare, Footcare and OTC forecasting processes for Schering-Plough Consumer HealthCare in Memphis

Mark has a Ph. D. in Finance from Arizona State University, an MBA from the University of Toledo and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.