With a unique background in scientific research and problem solving, Fan brings new perspectives to business challenges. Past work involves R&D of new materials, and data analytics in supply chain, operations, and finance. Fan is particularly passionate about gaining insights from data and translating them into actionable items to solve business problems. Prior to joining INSIGHT2PROFIT, Fan spent three years optimizing inventory levels to improve cash conversion cycles and leading business intelligence and strategic projects that resulted in substantial SG&A savings at A. Schulman and Cardinal Health. Fan has published 30 papers in peer-reviewed academic journals and has been cited more than 600 times since 2012. Fan has a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, as well as an MBA, from The Ohio State University.