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Lora cecere
Works at Supply Chain Insights
Attended University of Tennessee
Lives in Baltimore
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Occupation
Industry Analyst
Skills
Research, supply chain management, writer, author
Employment
  • Supply Chain Insights
    Founder, 2 - present
    Founder and CEO. Author of the Supply Chain Shaman's blog, the Shaman's Journal, and an author of Bricks Matter (publication in December 2011) and Metrics that Matter (publication in September 2014).
  • Altimeter Group
    Partner, 2011 - 2012
    Partner at Altimeter Group focused on disruptive technologies and the impact on building effective relationships in value networks.
  • AMR Research
    VP of Research, 2006 - 2011
    Coordination of the Value Chain team and coordination of research for industries.
  • Descartes Systems Group
    VP of Marketing, 2003 - 2006
    Marketing coordination and development of marketing programs
  • Gartner Group
    Research Director, 2001 - 2003
    Research director for supply chain technologies
  • Manugistics
    Vice President of Marketing and Sales Operations, 1994 - 2001
    Development of product requirements, branding of products and product launches, orchestration of customer conferences and management of sales strategy.
  • Dreyers Grand Ice Cream
    Assistant Plant Manger, 1992 - 1994
    Management of manufacturing and distribution for ice cream in the California area.
  • Clorox
    Assistant Plant Manager, 1989 - 1992
    Managed warehouse distribution at the Clorox facility in Atlanta.
  • General Foods
    Engineering Manager, 1979 - 1989
    Worked for ten years in the integration of new product launch with plant execution. Managed a team of engineers and plant maintenance employees at the General Foods plant in Dover, DE.
  • Procter & Gamble
    Production Engineer, 1977 - 1979
    Entry level positions in manufacturing and research and development.
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Currently
Baltimore
Previously
Princeton, WV
Story
Tagline
Founder, author and mother
Introduction
Founder of Supply Chain Insights. Author of Bricks Matter. Currently writing the book Metrics that Matter. Proud mother and grandmother and avid quilter and gardener. Currently working on competing in four tri events. Would love to do an Ironman by the time I am 65.
Bragging rights
Never tire of learning
Education
  • University of Tennessee
    Chemical Engineering, 1976 - 1978
    Tau Beta Pi, Self-funded college through scholarships, work and co-op experiences.
  • University of Pennsylvania
    MBA, 1986 - 1989
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Gender
Female
Other names
Meador