DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–o9, a leading enterprise AI software platform provider for transforming planning and decision-making, today announced that three of its experts have been recognized as 2024 Pros to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive – an annual award program that honors outstanding innovators whose accomplishments offer a roadmap for other supply chain leaders.

This year’s o9 Pros to Know honorees include:

  • Karolina Tuttle, o9’s Global Supplier Relationship Management Go-to-Market Lead: Karolina received the Pros to Know Rising Star distinction for consistently demonstrating an unparalleled work ethic in the supply chain space. It has been exemplified through her dedication to successfully support critical global projects in all key markets for o9 . In 2023, she was promoted to Supplier Relationship Management Go-to-Market Lead. Karolina’s commitment to promoting the transformative power of collaboration can be seen in her pivotal role launching o9 Supplier Collaboration.
  • Lizzie Lee, o9’s Senior Director, Presales: Lizzie also received the Pros to Know Rising Star distinction. She is honored for successfully applying her career experience in supply chain consulting and software delivery to a new career path in Presales at o9. During Lizzie’s tenure at o9, she was promoted from an individual contributor to a team lead overseeing the Company’s North American Presales teams across CPG and Retail industries. As a growing leader within o9, she is dedicated to mentoring and developing the up-and-coming talent on the team and in the supply chain SaaS industry.
  • Stanton Thomas, o9’s Senior Vice President, Sustainability: Thomas is a winner of the Pros to Know Lifetime Achievement distinction. Thomas began his career in supply chain and logistics in 1985 when he joined Electronic Data Systems (EDS). He has also taken on roles at Oracle and i2 Technologies, and in 2002, he focused his efforts on the commercialization of emerging green technologies. At o9, Thomas’ role involves engaging with a broad range of stakeholders in the supply chain community, including clients, consulting service providers, analysts, investors, and media outlets. Additionally, he led o9’s strategic initiative to create a new class of ESG solutions to facilitate sustainable supply chain transformation for its clients, representing many of the world’s largest and most iconic brands.

“I’m incredibly proud to congratulate Karolina, Lizzie, and Stanton for the industry recognition they’ve each received from Supply & Demand Chain Executive for their career accomplishments,” said Chakri Gottemukkala, Co-Founder and CEO of o9 Solutions. “Each of them exemplifies o9’s values, and they are role models across our workforce. I’m very excited to see how they each continue to excel in their respective careers.”

Recipients of this year’s award will be profiled in Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s March 2024 issue, which will be distributed at MODEX 2024 and at www.SDCExec.com. Go to https://sdce.me/9nuat3bs to view the full list of winners.

To learn more about the future of integrated business planning and decision-making and other companies’ digital transformation journey, consider joining aim10x Digital 2024 on March 19th and March 20th. At o9’s premier online event, gain insights from more than 40-plus thought leaders and executives shaping the future of enterprise planning and decision-making to create better outcomes for the planet, people, and companies. Register here for free today.

Learn more about o9 at www.o9solutions.com.

About o9 o9 is a leading AI-powered platform for integrated business planning and decision-making for the enterprise. Whether it is driving demand, aligning demand and supply, or optimizing commercial initiatives, any planning process can be made faster and smarter with o9’s AI-powered digital solutions. o9 brings together technology innovations—such as graph-based enterprise modeling, big data analytics, advanced algorithms for scenario planning, collaborative portals, easy-to-use interfaces and cloud-based delivery—into one platform. For more information, please visit www.o9solutions.com.


Katie Fanuko

PR team o9 Solutions