Chris Riemann is a partner in IBM's consulting division and leads IBM’s Digital Operations and IoT (Internet of Things) practice for retail, CPG, life sciences and travel/transportation. He has over twenty five years experience in supply chain management for retail and consumer product companies both in consulting and industry and has worked on multiple projects in the following areas: Warehouse Management System (WMS) design and implementation, RFID evaluation and design, supply chain transformation strategy, cognitive analytics and forecasting, logistics cost reduction (distribution and transportation), DC optimization, and import and domestic transportation systems and management. Prior to joining IBM (then Price Waterhouse) in 1995, Chris was the international and domestic transportation manager for Venture Stores and Industrial Engineering Manager for J. Crew. Chris has spoke at more than twenty industry conference on IoT and has contributed to multiple whitepapers on the subject.
Chris graduated with honors from Lehigh University in 1987 with a BS in Industrial Engineering. He was a member of Alpha Pi Mu (IE Honor Society) and Kappa Alpha. He is also a US Licensed Customs Broker and in his free time he enjoys running (10 marathons to date), biking, fishing, and woodworking.