Duncan Klett, Kinaxis

Duncan co-founded Kinaxis in 1984, at the time called Cadence Computer Corporation. Throughout his time at Kinaxis, Duncan has focused on product innovation. Acting as the interface between manufacturers, the Kinaxis design team, and executives, Duncan has led the successful fulfillment of several customer requirements.

In his current role as Fellow & Co-founder, Duncan draws on more than 30 years of experience with analytics and software solutions to design the next generation of Kinaxis product features to help companies balance supply and demand of everything, including helping them balance their entire supply chain network — from customers through to suppliers — to drive greater competitive advantage.

Prior to starting Kinaxis, Duncan held various positions with Bell Northern Research, where he worked in the development of real-time software, and Mitel Corporation, where he was Manager of IC Computer Aided Design.

Duncan has been involved with several professional and community organizations and regularly gives lectures at universities and industry events. Duncan holds a Bachelor of Applied Science and a Masters of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. He is also a certified Professional Engineer.

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Duncan Klett The Limitations of Supply Chain Planning Optimization

Duncan Klett - The Limitations of Supply Chain Planning Optimization

Duncan Klett What Makes Kinaxis Different?

Duncan Klett - What Makes Kinaxis Different?

My top two priorities for the company are simple: make sure that customers see real value from RapidResponse, and ensure those responsible for customer satisfaction - our employees - are treated with respect. I believe that focusing on these priorities has led to our success and this makes me proud to be a part of this team.