Education and Research Practitioner Board
Founder and Advisor
Peter Schram works as an independent adviser at Breakthrough Advisory, a firm he recently founded. Breakthrough Advisory helps organizations deliver business results by unlocking the full potential of operational, tactical and strategic planning. Breakthrough Advisory provide best-in-class insights for solving planning issue based on deep expertise and external insights. We also provide an objective and fresh view on planning improvement and transformations to deliver tangible results on short, mid and long term.
Until April 2020, Mr. Schram worked as a Senior Research Director in the Gartner Supply Chain Research group. Mr. Schram's research areas focused on Sales and Operations Planning, Demand, Supply and Inventory Planning. He specialized in S&OP Transformation Programs and Event-driven demand management. At Gartner, he worked with > 300 organizations across multiple industries to improve their supply chain maturity.
Prior to joining Gartner in 2018, Mr. Schram worked as Global Program Manager S&OP at Signify, previously Philips Lighting. In that role he deployed S&OP globally for the Professional business. Before that he worked as a Supply Chain consultant for IG&H Consulting and Accenture, where he worked with customers such as APM Terminals, ASML, Philips, Shell and Pon (Dutch importer of Volkswagen). At the start of his career he worked for DAF Trucks, a Paccar company, in factory logistics and as a commodity manager in procurement.