Pamelyn Lindsey

Pamelyn Lindsey, an Oliver Wight principal, is a consultant and educator providing organizations with guidance on the design and implementation of effective and sustainable business processes. Pam has over 28 years of specialized industry experience in Integrated Business Planning implementations, Demand Planning, Financial Integration, Scenario Planning, and the Oliver Wight IBP Accelerator software tool. She has a proven track record in Supply Chain process improvement, hands-on implementation, and delivery of related coaching, training, and education for senior management as well as multi-level teams with a solution-oriented approach.

Pam is formerly the Director of Global Supply Chain Operations and global leader of Executive S&OP and Integrated Business Planning for Ciena Corporation, a $2.8B global telecommunications and network strategy company. She led the implementation of best practices to improve revenue predictability, profitability, and working capital. Pam was responsible for creating the Global Product Review to align demand, supply chain, and product management to drive long-term planning. As well, she matured demand planning in all regions with a multi-view, General Manager accountability model based on Oliver Wight Demand Management Best Practices.

Most of her career, Pam worked for The DuPont Company as an internal consultant and continuous improvement leader with roles in project management, manufacturing, process safety and risk management, training, and development. She led continuous improvement of the Global Integrated Reconciliation process to support financial evaluations of monthly business plans for the $3.5B Crop Protection business. Pam was a Process Design Leader on the One DuPont Global SAP ERP Supply Chain Improvement and Transformation Project, coaching, training, and leading DuPont Global Leadership Teams in the implementation of DuPont Integrated Business Management (DIBM), Integrated Financial Reconciliation, and Scenario Planning. Pam was also Program Manager for the DIBM Second Party Assessment process and Corporate ESOPT Network leader. Pam leveraged Six Sigma methodologies and directed development of training and education for DuPont Crop Protection Brazil Supply Planning using SAP APO and SNP tools as part of a $2B corporate inventory reduction effort. Pam has worked in pharmaceutical, chemical, fluoroproducts, and agricultural product lines at U.S.-based sites with global experience in all regions.

Pam has volunteered for many business and community organizations with leadership roles on the Chemical Operators Industry Advisory Committee. Pam currently serves on the Corporate Board of Directors for the Association of Supply Chain Management, ASCM (formerly APICS) and Project Lead the Way, a STEM program at the local level. She is a regular speaker at international industry conferences and has authored or co-authored several articles and papers, hosted webinars and participated in panel discussions. Pam holds certifications as a Six Sigma Black Belt and APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional. Pam is an Oliver Wight Certified IBP Overview instructor, ESOPT/IBP-A lead instructor, and Associate APICS Instructor. Pam received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and Master of Science in Project Management from Morgan State University.