San Francisco 05/21/19 – Cloudleaf, Inc., an emerging leader in digital supply chain solutions, today announced the appointment of Professor Hau L. Lee of Stanford University, to the company’s recently established corporate Board of Advisors.
Among the industry’s most prominent experts on enterprise operations and supply chains, Professor Lee is an internationally esteemed academic and a successful founder of technology companies. He will serve the company primarily as a strategic business advisor concentrating on next-generation supply chain and operations applications, with a focus on creating advanced Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning models, as well as developing new business cases for location, condition and workflow visibility. Ongoing industry-leading innovation in these areas will ensure that Cloudleaf extends its lead in IoT technology and continues to introduce the industry’s most impactful supply-chain solutions.
Professor Lee is the Thoma Professor of Operations, Information and Technology at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. His areas of specialization include global value chain innovations, supply chain management, global logistics, inventory modeling, and environmental and social responsibility. He is also the faculty advisor for the Stanford Institute for Innovations in Developing Economies, and is a co-director of the Stanford Value Chain Innovation Initiative.
Co-founder of DemandTec, which went public in 2007, he is on the board and advisory board of several logistics services and supply chain software companies.
Professor Lee obtained his B.Soc.Sc. degree in Economics and Statistics from the University of Hong Kong in 1974, his M.Sc. degree in Operational Research from the London School of Economics in 1975, and his MS and PhD degrees in Operations Research from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1983.
“Cloudleaf is bringing the most innovative and powerful technologies in today’s marketplace to supply-chain and logistics managers,” said Professor Lee. “I am extremely pleased to play a role in the development of innovations designed to redefine the digital supply chain for virtually every industry.”
“Professor Lee is among the world’s foremost experts on supply chains and logistics, and we are extremely gratified to bring him to the Cloudleaf Advisory Board,” said Cloudleaf CEO Mahesh Veerina. “As an internationally recognized industry leader with a vast network of the most accomplished figures in the sector, Professor Lee brings an unsurpassed breadth and depth of industry knowledge to our company.”
Professor Lee was instrumental in the development of the Cloudleaf Visibility Index™, designed to be the industry-standard gauge of visibility, efficiency and responsiveness for supply chains in every industry.
The Cloudleaf Visibility Index™ captures real-time product flow data within and between facilities. Combined with cloud-based solutions to pull data from the Edge, Cloudleaf has the unrivaled capability to deliver a 100% visible Supply Chain to its enterprise customers.