Eric Peters, President and CEO of Procurant, brings extensive experience and vision in supply chain technology to a series of successful software companies he has founded and led. He has been featured and quoted in hundreds of articles on supply chain, retail and the food industry, and is a contributing author to 5 books.
Peters was previously CEO of SensorThink, the first digital platform built to support the digital warehouse, and Foodlink, acquired by Roper Technologies in 2014. Foodlink, the leading network for fresh food and a pioneer in perishables supply chain solutions, was twice named to the JMP Securities Hot 100 Private Software Companies list.
Prior to joining Foodlink Peters co-founded TrueDemand Software, one of the first IoT technology companies to use predictive analytics to help the largest retailers in the world reduce lost sales due to out-of-stock inventory at the shelf. He continued to lead TrueDemand following its acquisition by Acosta Sales & Marketing, a full‐service sales and marketing agency to the consumer-packaged goods industry.
Peters has also served as Executive Vice President of Strategy and Business Development at Manhattan Associates and Senior Executive in Accenture’s Global Supply Chain Strategy Practice. He started his career at Tompkins Associates, a supply chain consulting firm, serving as a Vice President and General Manager. He speaks regularly at industry events around the world and serves as a board advisor to a number of startup companies.