AUSTIN, TX – October 20, 2022 - John Galt Solutions, automating supply chain planning to empower business leaders to make better decisions faster, is pleased to announce its very own Founder & CEO, Anne Omrod, was presented the Lifetime Achievement Award in Business Forecasting & Planning by the Institute of Business Forecasting (IBF) today at the 2022 Business Planning, Forecasting & S&OP/ IBP: Best Practices Conference in Orlando, FL. 

This award recognizes individuals who demonstrate long-term commitment to advancing the field of forecasting and business planning, and who seek to develop the next generation of supply chain leaders. 

Omrod was accredited for her continuous contributions to the IBF and Business Forecasting & Planning community.  

“Anne Omrod’s support has been relentless in terms of helping IBF maintain its mission to foster the growth of demand planning, forecasting, S&OP, Analytics and the careers of those in the field,” said Anish Jain, Managing Director Institute of Business Forecasting & Planning, IBF. 

Omrod’s continuous support for the next generation of supply chain leaders is demonstrated through her impact to those around her as well as to college students every year who pursue a career in supply chain. She founded the John Galt Scholarship for Future Supply Chain Leaders which awards multiple USD$10,000 scholarships to students to ensure they can focus on their studies. Today, the company Omrod founded in 1996, is a recognized leader in supply chain planning trusted by many of the world’s leading brands to optimize and transform their supply chains. She is also a co-author of the book Forecasting with Predictive Analytics with ForecastX, a staple in many university supply chain programs. 

“I am honored to receive this award. I have great respect for the IBF and the work they do to help supply chain practitioners advance in their careers and drive the critical role supply chain plays in the success of organizations around the world,” said Omrod, Founder and CEO, John Galt Solutions.  “I am thankful to the IBF for allowing me to be part of its success and look forward to our continued, close collaboration to shape the future of supply chain.” 

About IBF

The Institute of Business Forecasting & Planning – IBF is a membership organization recognized worldwide as the premier full-service provider of demand planning, forecasting, business analytics, S&OP (Sales & Operations Planning)/ IBP (Integrated Business Planning) education, benchmarking research, corporate training, e-Learning, professional certification, world-class conferences, and advisory services. The IBF is known for two levels of certification: Certified Professional Forecaster (CPF®) and Advanced Certified Professional Forecaster (ACPF®).

About John Galt Solutions

More than ever, companies must be able to sense and respond to the dynamics of complex global supply chain performance, seize new opportunities, reduce costs, and drive profitability. John Galt Solutions' Atlas Planning Platform provides a comprehensive end-to-end supply chain planning solution with advanced analytics and machine learning to automate planning, break down business silos and deliver greater visibility. Atlas Planning, a SaaS-based platform, transforms S&OP processes; demand, inventory, and replenishment; manufacturing planning and scheduling; distribution, allocation, and transportation planning; financial budget and sales forecasting. We partner closely with companies such as MARS, Continental Tire, Milwaukee Tool, Deschutes Brewery, Organic Valley, Netgear, and American Red Cross to empower planners to make better and faster decisions with greater confidence. To learn how John Galt Solutions can help you improve supply chain performance, visit