Neil Thall is EVP, Strategy for LogFire, a software startup that consults in logistics operations and systems, and also provides its proprietary SaaS WMS. Mr. Thall has been an advisor to the founders and has recently joined LogFire to assist in development and implementation of its growth strategy.
Neil is also the chief executive officer of NT2, a supply chain consulting firm specializing in retail and suppliers to retail. He is widely recognized and respected in the retail industry, as well as speaking and writing frequently on supply chain issues.
Thall was previously CEO of Aldata Solution, Inc., with responsibility for North American operations. With more than 22 years of retail and supply chain management experience joining Aldata in January 2004, Thall served as executive vice president for five years at Manhattan Associates. For the last three years of his tenure, Thall was responsible for global operations, including the company’s consulting and implementation practices, which grew over 120% during an over-all slump in the technology and services industries. Prior to Manhattan Associates, Thall was president of Neil Thall Associates (NTA), a software and consulting firm he founded to develop advanced forecasting and replenishment software, using neural network and other sophisticated statistical techniques, to enable Supply Chain integration between manufacturers and retailers.
He was also a principal at Kurt Salmon Associates (KSA), a management consulting firm specializing in the consumer products, retail and healthcare sectors. While at KSA, he led the retail consulting practice and was involved in the original Quick Response pilot studies, which focused on the value of creating a synchronized supply chain.