Mark Besser Selected to Join Clear Peak Supply Chain Advisory Council

Group is committed to developing best practices and using new technologies to improve supply chain visibility.

Savigent Software (, a company specializing in event-driven manufacturing operations management software, announced today that Mark Besser, Vice President of Customer Success for Savigent is serving as a founding member of the Clear Peak Supply Chain Advisory Council. The council was recently formed to identify and develop new technologies, data sources and advances in analytics that have the potential to improve overall business outcomes.

The group convened for the first time in October. Over three days, people from the worlds of supply chain management (SCM), logistics, technology, academia and analytics shared knowledge, experiences and evolving insights and data with the goal to: “influence the advancement and deployment of a more connected supply chain through management action, technology and analytics.”

“Its great to be working side by side with industry professionals to focus in on how using data in more meaningful ways can lead to game-changing innovations that offer measurable returns on investments,” says Besser. “We’re exploring transformative technologies and analytics practices that will offer manufacturers greater supply chain visibility leading to direct cost savings.”


The Clear Peak Supply Chain Advisory Council includes:

  • Mark Besser, Vice President of Customer Success for Savigent Software
  • Corbett Foster, Vice President of Procurement for Gates Corporation
  • John Fowler, Motorola professor of international management and SCM at Arizona State University
  • Jim Haddow, Director of the Center for Excellence in SCM at Howard University
  • Jim Heuer,Chief Technology Officer of EVOS SmartTools
  • Melanie “Mel” Miller, Vice President of Supply Chain Management for Barrick Gold
  • Elaine Stephens, Vice President of Technology and Data Science of Breakthrough Fuel
  • John Thong, lead of the SCM services and enablement group at Sprint

About Clear Peak

Clear Peak is a specialized, vendor-neutral team of BI and big data experts. Since 2000, Clear Peak has delivered over $1 Billion USD in bottom-line improvements for Global 5000, Fortune 1000, and Upper-Mid Market clients by transforming data into a strategic asset. For more facts about Clear Peak, visit

About Savigent Software

Savigent Software is a leading provider of event-driven manufacturing operations management software. The company has served manufacturers in a variety of industries including automotive, semiconductor, contract manufacturing, industrial, specialty chemical, food and beverage, energy, consumer packaged goods, plastics and glass manufacturing, and aerospace and defense. Customers served by Savigent Software are seeking increased efficiencies, agile control of manufacturing assets and improved process control and product quality. The company also serves OEMs and independent software vendors by providing value-added software solutions for their products. Its Savigent suite of products provides solutions for workflow automation, manufacturing intelligence and systems integration. For more information, visit


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