Supply Chain Management with GDP

Supply Chain Management with GDP podcast is a show hosted by Gagan Dep Prabhu, where we discuss industry best practices, current affairs, effective leadership, and the latest innovations in the world of Supply Chain.

Aimed at explaining the concepts of Supply Chain in the leanest way possible, comes one of the most efficient shows where you will listen to interviews with various subject matter experts in the Supply Chain domain.

About the host: Gagan is a Supply Chain Advisor for Dell EMC working in their worldwide procurement team. He is a Northeastern University graduate with a Masters in Engineering Management, specializing in Engineering Economic Decision Making and under-grad with a Bachelors in Electrical and Electronics Engineering at National Institute of Technology (NIT), Warangal. He is an enthusiastic business world geek with a keen interest in functional technology impacting companies. Accompanied by a strong urge to make a difference to the lives of others, he continues to forge a career in the corporate world.

Season 1 Episode 1

Today we interview a transportation analyst from Amazon, who has done his undergrad from NIT Warangal and masters from the University of Southern California. With a plethora of experience in Supply Chain, we discuss his career choices, delve further into being a transportation analyst and try to understand the correlation between the subjects we study at school and the concepts we apply at our workplace.

Season 1 Episode 2

Today we interview a senior data scientist from Waters Corp., who has 4+ years of working in the Supply Chain industry in two different countries. Equipped with a master’s degree in industrial engineering from Northeastern, Lingjie knows how to navigate her way through the complex data sets in supply chain. We discuss her career choices, what makes supply chain so unique from a data scientist’s perspective, and the importance of Microsoft Excel.

Season 1 Episode 3

For the 3rd episode of the podcast, we have Bhumika Palesha – a demand planner at Spreetail who deliver end-to-end e-commerce partner solutions for manufacturers. With an experience of growing up watching her dad in the manufacturing domain, Bhumika touches on her early experiences, what drives the demand planning world, best practices, and how the working cultures vary in the Supply Chain domain between India and the United States.

Season 1 Episode 4

Interviews, interviews, and interviews. That is the hottest topic when it comes to new graduates or even Supply Chain professionals who are trying to move in their careers. This week we have with us Chinmay Kulkarni a supply chain expert who has worked with various different companies in the supply chain domain, carrying an immense amount of experience talks about how to crack through interviews, what kind of situations did he face while interviewing for FAANG, and also who are the key factors for success during these rounds.

Season 1 Episode 5

Worried about how will you make it in the Supply Chain World without experience? Not sure how life will be searching for jobs during the MS program? Wondering how to survive as an Intern when your company is going through some turbulent times? Yash Shah, an MS degree holder from Northeastern University answers all these questions and touches upon how to get successful when the circumstances don’t favor you!

Season 1 Episode 6

S01E06 – Prathamesh Zurale is a Supply Chain enthusiast who comes in with immense experience in the Supply Chain domain. We job along what are the best practices for students during their Master’s degree in the United States as well as best practices for young professionals who get comfortable in their jobs. We briefly discuss contract positions and what exactly it entails during your full-time job search. Prathamesh also offers his take on the devastating effect the global pandemic has had and how it has impacted the industry as a whole.

Season 1 Episode 7

S01E07 – Shawna Baker, is the current Head of Partnerships at Tive Inc, which is a company offering in-transit visibility solutions to help shipping and logistics professionals manage their shipments and eliminate preventable delays and damage. In Part 1 of this week’s podcast, we walk through her eclectic experiences in the Supply Chain domain, especially in the supply chain software, discuss the evolution of technology and the importance of supply chain visibility.

Season 1 Episode 8

S01E08 – Shawna Baker, is the current Head of Partnerships at Tive Inc, which is a company offering in-transit visibility solutions to help shipping and logistics professionals manage their shipments and eliminate preventable delays and damage. In Part 2 of this week’s podcast, continuing to discuss her eclectic experiences in the Supply Chain domain, focusing more towards diversity, especially in how to succeed to C-level and VP positions as a woman, and how to tackle a common phenomenon called Imposter Syndrome.

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