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John Mervis


John Mervis works in the Innovative Services Group specializing in the Value Chain Planning application. John runs the Edge Solution Center of Excellence where Oracle showcases such processes as Integrated Business Planning, Enterprise Quality Management, and Logistic Network Optimization. He works very closely with partners like Oliver Wight to provide IBP and S&OP education at the Edge Solution Center. John was previously at CAS, where he helped customer develop their business processes for trade promotion and retail distribution and execution. John was involved in such customers as The Coca-Cola Company, Kellogg, RJR and more. Prior that John has spent time a PeopleSoft and EDP of America where worked extensively wholesales distribution customer across many industries, develop business process excellence. When John is not working you can find him at the river or ocean flyfishing!