Meet the Speakers

During the Customer Conference 2019, attend to conferences hosted by supply chain experts. Trendy and innovative topics will be covered, from processes and technologies to solutions that take you to the next level.


Ariel Weil, QAD DynaSys


Ariel oversees all aspects of QAD DynaSys. He is responsible for shaping its vision, strategic direction, and steering the company’s global research and development efforts as well as operations and market expansion. Ariel joined QAD DynaSys in 1996 as R&D Director. He brings 10 years of experience in the development of specific technologies in planning and optimization. He has directly managed the project to redesign and redevelop the new QAD DynaSys solution based on the latest technologies. In addition to R&D, Ariel has been managing QAD DynaSys’ key accounts for several years. Ariel was promoted as Deputy Managing Director in 2002 and was made CEO in 2006. After the acquisition of DynaSys by QAD Inc, Ariel has been named President of QAD’s DynaSys Division. Ariel is very active within several charitable and educational associations. He has been married 27 years and has five children.




Catherine Schmitt-Weber, Oliver Wight


Catherine has over 20 years experience across a diverse range of business disciplines. Her extensive career has seen her fulfil significant change management programmes, including implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning and Advanced Planning and Scheduling information systems as well as Demand Management, Supply Chain and Strategy Management processes. As an Oliver Wight Associate, Catherine provides support for companies on their journey to business excellence. Whether the introduction of an Integrated Business Planning (IBP) process, or optimising the extended supply chain, Catherine builds in-house expertise to enhance business performance.



Flavio Pietrocola, Oliver Wight

Managing Associate

Flavio joined Oliver Wight from SSL International Plc  where he was  Managing Director of its Iberian BU which had  launched a Class A  project to drive substantial improvements in company performance. Previously, Flavio held the role of European Manufacturing Director at LIG Plc , managing all its European healthcare plants and playing a key role during its operations restructuring program aided by Oliver Wight who had helped the Group design one of first so called S and OP ( now IBP) matrix processes. 
Flavio holds a First Class Honours Degree in Polymer Technology and speaks fluently 5 European languages.



Gary Shaw, QAD DynaSys

Business Consultant

Gary joined QAD DynaSys in 2014 as a Business Consultant. He is passionate about enabling organisations to unlock the potential of supply chain planning solutions to support their Integrated Business Planning processes. Prior to joining QAD DynaSys he spent 7 years in system implementation and 10 years in operational planning for various UK manufacturers and retailers. In his spare time Gary spends his weekends in wet and muddy fields watching his two sons play football and the occasional round of golf. He has promised his colleagues that one day he will learn French.




Guillaume de Montangon, Ales Groupe

Chief Information Officer 

Guillaume de Montangon has more than 25 years of experience in Information Systems and Supply Chain, and has successfully completed many change management projects, including the implementation of ERP and APS tools. Guillaume was a consultant for 10 years and then Logistics and IT Director of an SME before taking the lead for Supply Chain projects at Dior Couture for 8 years. He took charge of the digital transformation of the Presstalis Group as CIO before taking over the Ales Group's Information Systems Department in September 2018.



Jean-Luc Rominger, QAD DynaSys

VP R&D and Support

Jean-Luc has worked at QAD DynaSys since the late 90s and is responsible for R&D and Support teams with the aim of creating an overall excellent customer experience. He defines himself as a problem solver and places customer satisfaction as top priority. His focus is to deliver added values through the new features of the QAD DynaSys solutions. Married and the happy father of 2 daughters, he enjoys running in nature, participates in competitions and is involved in the local tennis team championship.




Julien Tanneveau, Deloitte


With 18 years in consultancy, Julien Tanneveau is Director Strategy and Operations in the Deloitte Paris Office and in charge of Manufacturing/ Supply Chain activities. 
Coordinating capability teams in multi countries, Julien has undertaken a wide range of transformation and change management programs covering the entire value chain.
Specialized in Operational Excellence and Lean approach (LSS Black Belt), Julien drives the Industry 4.0 offer within Deloitte Consulting.



Laurent Penard, Citwell


First consultant for international firms, Laurent founded Citwell in 2003. Alongside his position of Chairman of the firm, he runs diagnostic missions and transformation projects Supply Chain in Middle Market and large groups in industry, distribution and service sector. He carries values of professionalism, ethics and empathy that apply to operations of the firm and employees. He also develops innovation services with concepts such as Demand Driven, Industry and Supply Chain 4.0 or Change Management.



Ludovic Lezenven, QAD DynaSys

Business Consultant

Ludovic is passionate about Supply Chain Planning. After studying Applied Mathematics, Ludovic joined the APS solution development and integration market. His experiences, which are both technical and close to the professional services, allowed him to work with S&OP and IBP process implementation issues in various fields of activity and organizations. Ludovic is now Business Consultant at QAD DynaSys and helps customers and prospects with this expertise.




Michael Tisserant, Neovia

Corporate Supply Chain Manager 

Michael has more than 13 years of experience in Supply Chain. After 7 years at Viseo as Supply Chain Planning Manager,  2 years at Brico Depot as Procurement Manager, Michael has joined Neovia Group in 2016. He is now Corporate Supply Chain Manager (Supply Chain Planning and Supply Chain Design Manager) and he is in charge of Brazil Region. Franco-Brazilian, Michael is a 35 years old and dad of 2 children.



Olivier Descamps, Solvay

Global IS Supply Chain Planning Manager

In 1996, 5 years after academic work in operational research, Olivier joined REYNOLDS ALUMINUM group as a Project Leader in the IT department where he contributed to the digitalisation of a Supply Chain end-to-end European.
In 2001, Olivier led the implementation of APS within ARJO WIGGINS APPLETON and SMURFITKAPPA. After 4 years of supply chain consulting as a Project Manager for ARCELORMITTAL, he joined the SOLVAY Group in 2015 as a Project Leader in the Corporate Supply Chain structure. Olivier is Excellence Business Process Owner in the S&OP implementation program and also Demand and Planning domain Manager in the organization SBS IS Applications.



Patrick Dolé, QAD DynaSys

Principal Business Consultant

Patrick has 25 years of experience in Supply Chain. After studying mechanics, Patrick moved very quickly towards the supply chain with a DESS of "Management of Production and Operations" and the CPIM of the APICS in 1999. After 12 years of IT and Supply Chain consulting, he joined QAD DynaSys, where he is Principal Business Consultant.



Romain Ropitault, Citwell

Industry and Supply Chain 4.0 Expert

After 10 years in industrial performance and supply chain consulting in various sectors, Romain works at Citwell on diagnostic phase as well as operational implementation. Expert in industrial and supply chain performance, Romain is knowledgeable on all the current standards of the industry (lean manufacturing, BSM APICS, CCDP DDMRP). Due to his expertise on Supply Chain 4.0 subjects, he is responsible for industry and supply chain 4.0 offer (big data, augmented reality, cobotic, internet of things…).



Shaun Phillips, QAD DynaSys

Global Product & Market Manager

Shaun joined QAD DynaSys in 2017 and brings with him an extensive career in Supply Chain technology. As global product & market manager, Shaun is responsible for the strategic direction of the QAD DynaSys DSCP product as well as the go-to-market enablement and market development. Shaun has an international focus having started his career in Australia spending many years serving the APAC region. He then spent several years in Germany and since 2012 has called Paris home. Outside the office, Shaun often sneaks a shocking game of golf in between the adventures of raising two young boys. He is very passionate about Australian Rules football.




Stéphane Oudet, Deloitte

Manager Strategy & Operations

Stéphane is Manager with 7 years of experience, working with C-suite through to front-line teams.First working at Century Yuasa in 2011, Stéphane joined Deloitte in 2012, and has since then led more than 17 transformation projects in Supply Chain, Sourcing & Procurement, with a FMCG focus. APICS Certified (CSCP), CDDP (Demand Driven institute) and LSS Black Belt (Centrale Supélec), Stéphane has a rich expertise in Operations Management and in Digital transformations.



Stéphane Weishard, QAD DynaSys

VP Global Services 

Stéphane joined QAD DynaSys in 2016. He brings over 25+ years’ experience with implementing and consulting services in large scale supply chain management and IS transformation projects in multi-cultural environments. He has also had significant exposure to executive stakeholder management and influencing Board level decisions. Stephane is president of his local football club, where his wife and his two sons spend as well some time. He also acts as referee and coach. When not at work or on the field, he appreciates local wine and likes to walk with his Chocolate Labrador in the vineyards.




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QAD DynaSys Customer Conference 2020
October 1st | Online Event
Whether you are a key-user, end-user, supply chain director or from finance
and you want to bring your supply chain to the next level with the QAD DynaSys solution.
This event is for you!

Your contacts:
US: Robert Drew
+1 630.719.4941

EMEA: Marin Shipe
+33 (0) 6 35 14 42 06