Jack Schmidt started his career at Johnson and Johnson (J&J) and he has spent his entire career of over 25 years in the Life Science Industry working in Pharmaceuticals, Biotech and Medical devices. At J&J, he worked in Strategic Planning and developed optimization algorithms to improve Supply Chain planning metrics and developed a Supply Chain Performance Management model. He also lead the greenfield start-up of a pharmaceutical manufacturing and packaging plant which employed a lean production philosophy and high performance work team concepts. At SAP, Jack is responsible for identifying emerging industry trends and guiding SAP solution investments in these innovation areas. This includes automating & extending enterprise business processes through new capabilities such Pharma Supply Chain serialization, Patient Engagement solutions and Predictive Analytics for actionable insight.