Dan Dershem

Board Member, Transplace

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Dan brings a broad view of the global supply chain industry having worked as a member of a management team at a leading 3PL, had responsibility for a multi-billion dollar global supply chain, been a founder of a SaaS technology company, and an investor and advisor in numerous supply chain companies.

Dan is the Managing General Partner for Supply Chain Ventures (SCV) where he has served as an investor and advisor since 2008.  SCV invests and mentors early stage supply chain technology companies focusing on networks that are enabled by big data, artificial intelligence, and predictive analytics.  Previously he was the CEO and co-founder of LeanLogistics (BluJay Solutions), Senior Vice President of Global Logistics for Brambles/CHEP, and Vice-President of Operations for Total Logistic Control (Ryder).

Dan served as the Chairman of the Board of Transporeon from 2016-2019 and continued as a Non-Executive Director post the acquisition by Hg Capital.  He also serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of LLamasoft, a non-executive Director for Transplace and Sandymount Technologies, and stepped down from the Board of MacroPoint upon the sale to Descartes.  He serves as an Advisor/Investor to Supply.ai, Foxtrot.io, Work Truck Solutions, Resilinc, Sixfold, Levadata, Lineage Logistics, Leaf Logistics, Shipmonk, Lumina Analytics, and LoadSmart. Dan graduated from Ferris State University with a BS in Business Management, Highest Distinction.