Paul Lord is a senior director analyst in Gartner's supply chain research organization, where he both creates and coordinates content creation for supply chain cost and inventory optimization. Lord provides insights on inventory excellence and cost optimization through written research, client interactions, and event presentations. He also covers supply and inventory planning, with a focus on orchestration of constrained capacity and material decisions within manufacturing networks across all industries.
Lord joined Gartner following the company's acquisition of AMR Research. He joined AMR Research after a 25-year career in the chemical industry, which included roles in research and development, operations planning, distribution management, and product-line management.