Hank Lin - NorthFind Management

Hank Lin | Sr. Associate, Asia Pacific

Hank Lin

Sr. Associate, Asia Pacific

Hank Lin

Sr. Associate, Asia Pacific

Hank Lin - NorthFind Management

Hank Lin is NorthFind’s advisor on Strategic Alliances in Asia Pacific for NorthFind Management and in particular advises on business development partnerships in China and Taiwan.

Hank  held a concurrent role as the channel business development manager responsible for the development of key accounts and alliance partnerships in China for eBizprise, a leading demand-driven supply chain solution provider in Asia Pacific.  He has rich AsiaPacific experience and over the years he has worked closely with global partners to localize their services and best practices that bridge the domestic practices of China’s businesses.  Hank previously held a product management role for a consumer electronics company that supplied computer peripheral products to a billion dollar global IT firm. He was part of the three person core team that worked closely with Asia’s top contract manufacturers and successfully launched from over 100 SKUs globally and grew the business tenfold over 3 years.  

Hank holds an M.B.A. from USC Marshall School of Business and a M.S. degree in Computer Science from USC Viterbi School of Engineering.


Robert Sanders | Sr. Associate

Robert Sanders

Sr. Associate

Robert Sanders

Sr. Associate

Bob Sanders has more than 15 years of experience advising senior executives across a range of corporate functions, including: supply chain, operations, business development, and corporate finance; and has done so in North America, EMEA and APAC.

While at Carlisle FoodService., Mr. Sanders developed and led the company’s strategic plan and process to integrate the Sales, Inventory, and Operations functions. As manager of the forecasting team, he led the transformation to a statistically-focused demand planning process. Mr. Sanders also developed the firm’s operational reporting process, which includes weekly and daily scorecards focused on sales, shipments, fill rates, and available to promise accuracy.

During his time at CEB now Gartner, he worked directly with Fortune 500 executives, to identify and implement best demonstrated practices. In addition, Mr. Sanders managed an international team of research associates and helped to create the Finance Quantitative Analysis team. He has experience creating and administrating surveys and synthesizing results for use in best practices publications and implementation.

Mr. Sanders has an MBA from Penn State University and a BA from Union College, where he majored in Managerial Economics, and is a graduate of the Harvard Business Analytics Program.


Jonathon Karelse - NorthFind Management

Jonathon Karelse | CEO

Jonathon Karelse

CEO

Jonathon Karelse

CEO, NorthFind Management

Jonathon Karelse - NorthFind Management

Jonathon Karelse is a global leader in forecastingpredictive analytics, and S&OP. He combines extensive experience with leading-edge theory to improve supply chain operations, optimally leveraging people, processes, and tools.

Jonathon is leading the conversation that Behavioral Economics represents the next big idea for decision making and planning in many companies. He believes that by understanding the causes of biases and heuristics in planning, organizations can make rapid improvements in real-world performance.

As a frequent contributor to the Institute of Business Forecasting (IBF) and APICS, the Association for Supply Chain Management, Jonathon tracks trends and directly influences best practices in Demand Planning and S&OP. He has been cited for his work on Forecast Value Add (FVA) analysis; the integration of Judgement and Business Intelligence into statistical forecasting; and Conflict Resolution in consensus forecasting.

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Podcasts:

Histories of the Future:
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Frank Russell - NorthFind Management

Frank Russell | Sr. Associate & Practice Lead, Project Management

Frank Russell

Sr. Associate

Frank Russell

Sr. Associate

Frank Russell - NorthFind Management

Frank Russell is a senior consulting professional who has played a leading role implementing the systems, processes and infrastructure to support the growth of a diverse group of companies including Electronic Arts, Lululemon, British Columbian Safety Authority, Pacific BioEnergy, Canfor, Rocky Mountaineer and the Factors Group of Companies. As an IT leader Frank has led initiatives for privacy compliance, business continuity, IT security, and enterprise resource planning (ERP).

Frank has built Project Management Offices (PMO) from the ground up which included the establishment of project governance and the adoption of best practices for project management. He has also restructured failing PMOs for a large manufacturers, greatly increasing the company’s capacity to implement major systems and process improvement initiatives.

In recent years Frank has developed expertise in the implementation of privacy programs and led a major initiative for an international retailer to ensure its compliance with European privacy regulations (GDPR).

Frank has earned certifications including: Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Project Management Professional (PMP).

Frank majored in Finance (B.Comm) at Concordia University and earned his MBA from Queen’s University.


NorthFind Management - Our Team

Our Team

Our Team


NorthFind Management are global change and innovation leaders, each of whom has first established themselves as a practitioner. In addition to our core consultancy team, we have access to the top experts and specialists in a many other verticals and disciplines.

Junior Associate


NorthFind Management Team

Sammi Heard | Jr. Associate


General Management


Tiffany Choy - Executive Assistant

Tiffany Choy | Manager, Client Relations and Administrative Services


Melissa Esposito - Business Development Manager

Melissa Esposito | Business Development Manager


NorthFind Management Team

Zenab Adan | Executive Assistant