ParkourSC Appoints Mark Talens as Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy & Solution Officer

SAN JOSE, CA, June 5, 2024 - ParkourSC, a leader in digital supply chain operations solutions, announced Mark Talens will be joining the company as Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy & Solutions Officer. Mark will be responsible for accelerating the company’s growth in key areas including developing and executing product strategy, product marketing, and unlocking customer value.

Mark Talens comes to ParkourSC with a wealth of experience in all aspects of supply chain management (i.e. distribution and logistics, demand and supply planning and inventory management, and more). Previously, he was an Associate Vice President of Global Supply Chain Operations at Organon where he was a founding member. He was responsible for the de-merger of Merck and Organon, including all global supply chain operations in addition to system disentanglement across the two organizations. Previously he also was globally responsible at Merck & Co for Deploying an Advanced Planning System. 

Mark Talens has a Master of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering and Business Administration from Eindhoven University of Technology. For the last several years, he has been a pioneer in the digitization of the supply chain to connect technology with business outcomes and generate immediate value for customers.

“With Mark onboard, we are expanding our supply chain and pharma domain expertise by tenfold. He is an incredible complement to our comprehensive platform with the right expertise to translate our product into value and return-on-investment for our customers. We couldn’t be happier to welcome him to the team,” said ParkourSC President and CEO, Mahesh Veerina. 

“I am seeing the next frontier with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning within the supply chain, including a significant opportunity to drive transformational change for ParkourSC and its customers,” said Talens. “ParkourSC is a premier SaaS company with an established track record. I’m extremely excited and honored to be part of this team to evolve the company’s leadership in decision intelligence by shaping the next generation of supply chain solutions.”

"Mark's impressive background in supply chain strategy and solutions makes him an outstanding addition to the ParkourSC leadership team," said John Chambers, CEO of JC2 Ventures, investor and executive advisor at ParkourSC. "His expertise driving digital transformation and unlocking value through AI and machine learning will be invaluable as ParkourSC enters this next phase of growth. We are confident Mark is the right person to help guide the company's product vision and accelerate the delivery of innovative solutions that meet evolving customer needs in the supply chain space."

For more information on Mark’s appointment, read his blog post here.

Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo™ 2024

Today’s announcement was made a week ahead of the Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo™ 2024 in Barcelona where Mark is speaking and ParkourSC is exhibiting. Mark’s session, titled “Unlocking Value through ‘noise cancellation’: The rise of AI/ML augmented Decision Intelligence,” will be in Room 114 on June 11th at 11:00am (GMT+2). 

To visit with ParkourSC at the conference, find them at booth #426 in the Expo Hall.

About ParkourSC

ParkourSC digitizes supply chain operations to unlock value for customers by improving resilience, increasing agility, and driving strategic innovation. ParkourSC’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) enhanced Decision Intelligence platform is powered by next-generation technologies such as hyper-scale graph modeling, AI/ML, and massive real-time data ingestion from IoT and other enterprise systems and signals. Customers use ParkourSC to create intelligent digital twins of their supply chain, continuously align planning and execution, foster collaboration across the extended enterprise, increase profitability by delivering new technology-enabled products, ensure quality, compliance, and sustainability, and eliminate millions of dollars of waste. For more information, visit:

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