Natalya Rowland, Founder and Principal at LogicFlow Solutions LLC, earned her BS in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a MS in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech. For over 12 years Natalya held positions in multiple functional areas within Caterpillar, Inc., developing expertise in:
• Project Leadership. Certified 6-Sigma Black Belt with portfolio of completed projects spanning multiple functional areas: supply chain efficiency, business data analytics, engineering data management. Projects delivered a measured impact of over $10 million in savings through improved operational efficiency and cost reductions. Natalya also served as business lead in a large-scale global implementation of SAP SPP (Service Parts Planning) software for forecasting and business modeling.
• Logistics/Supply Chain. Held various roles within parts distribution organization managing a complex, global, multi-node supply chain. Developed advanced knowledge of SAP SPP software. Start-to-finish development and implementation of international facility start-up strategy. In-depth experience with warehouse operations, transportation, supplier management, demand forecasting, and inventory management.
• Business Analytics, Forecasting, and Strategy. Development of data-driven decision making processes to structure and optimize product and business strategy. Led research programs to identify key factors to ensure effective sales growth strategy. Designed, managed, and documented data mining activities to improve business understanding of product markets, competition, and leading trends. Coordinated global capacity planning for products.