Co-Founder & Fellow
Duncan Klett 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 supply chain managers, the Kinaxis design team, deployment teams, and executives, Duncan has led the successful fulfillment of customer requirements. In his current role as Fellow, Duncan draws on more than 35 years of experience with analytics and software solutions to design the next generation of Kinaxis product features to help entire supply chain networks — from customers’ customers through to suppliers’ suppliers — gain a 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 a long-time member of APICS (now ASCM) 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.