Sandy Markin has four decades of experience in manufacturing and supply chain management. He began his career in operations management in the consumer products industry and subsequently worked for a several software providers. In 1994, he joined SAP, where he is currently the senior director for the digital supply chain. During his tenure at SAP he has been instrumental in bringing to market several industry-leading supply chain solutions including SAP APO and SAP IBP. Sandy is a lifelong Chicago-area resident and received his B.S. from the University of Illinois and his MBA from Loyola University of Chicago.