Head of Supply Chain Consulting at Confederation of Indian Industry, India
Venkatesh Seshadri leads the Technical/ Advisory activities of CII Institute of Logistics. He has more than 27 years of experience in managing end to end Supply Chain across the world. A Mechanical engineer by education, Venkatesh is a Certified Supply Chain Professional from APICS USA, Certified Ethical Procurement Professional from Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS, UK) and CII certified SCM PRO. He also holds a PG Diploma in Foreign Trade Management.
Venkatesh has managed supply chain of leading organizations including Videocon, Godrej, Fujifilm, D-Link, Forever 21, Cotton On and Sanrio. He has been a consultant for supporting the value chain of Kraft Heinz, Baskin Robbins, Under Armour, Liquid Telecom and Marico Industries Group.
He has developed Supply Chain in India, Middle East, Africa, Russia, South East Asia and Australia. He has been an adjunct faculty in various Supply Chain Institutes and also in XLRI’s Dubai Campus.
He has been one of the eminent speakers in The Red Bricks Summit 2019 & AMAETHON 2017 organized by Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Engaged with Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Sriharikota for review of Supply Chain and Federation of Indian Export Organization (FIEO) for Pan India study on EXIM Logistics & Warehousing challenges.
Participants from Venkatesh’s programs currently work for corporates like United Nations (UN) Global Logistics – Italy, Louis Dreyfus, MARS Group, ISRO, Samsung, Boehringer Ingelheim, Sonafis, Pfizer, Hospira, Carrier, UPL, Rallis, Suzlon, L&T, Reliance, Forbes Marshall, Titan, JSW, Daimler, Ford, Maruti Suzuki, General Motors, MAN Diesel, Nissan, TAFE, Adani Logistics, Air Liquide, Petronas, Emirates Airlines, Qantas, Petrofac, Halliburton, Total Lubricants, Indian Oil, HPCL Mittal Energy, Infosys, Saint Gobain, Asahi Glass, Shree Cement, H&M and Schlumberger.
Engaged Logistics Services Providers like DHL, Geodis, CEVA, Kuehne & Nagel, Danzas, Toll Global, Agility, DB Schenker, Hellmann, Expeditors for various requirements.
Session: Supply Chain Management & Fulfillment solutions
Supply Chain Transformation
Peer group benchmarking and best-in class benchmarking necessary to support the transformation. The deployment of technology like Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, 3D Printing, IOT, Analytics will help to achieve sustainable advantage in the marketplace.
- Supply Chain Best Practices
- Technology Adoption in Supply Chain
- Role of Startups in Supply Chain Space
- Importance of Skill
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