Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> December 17, 2001

Supply Chain Strategies: John Fontanella – Amr Research

JOHN FONTANELLA is a Service Director, Supply Chain Strategies, at AMR Research. Prior to joining AMR Research, Mr. Fontanella was Director of Worldwide Logistics for Microsoft Corporation, responsible for developing global strategies for manufacturing, distribution and program management in support of Microsoft's OEM, retail and solution-provider channels. While at Microsoft, he participated in the implementation of SAP and Manugistics software. Mr. Fontanella's previous experience also includes 15 years with Digital Equipment Corporation, where he held a variety of positions in Operations and Marketing, including U.S. Distribution Manager and Head of Supply Chain Consulting Practice. ADWEEK Magazine selected Mr. Fontanella as one of the top 15 most influential Technology Analysts in 2001. He also writes a monthly column for InternetWeek on supply chain technologies. He is a member of the Council of Logistics Management and chaired the Integrating Supply Chain Systems Track at its 2000 Annual Conference. He is also on the Board for the Center for Logistics Leadership at the University of Nevada, Reno, and a member of Penn State's Center for Logistics Management. Mr. Fontanella holds an MBA from Suffolk University, Boston, and a Bachelor's degree from Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH. Profile
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