As the Head of Innovation for CL in Asia Pacific, Dezhan has been running a proactive innovation agenda for DB Schenker. He has put in place a comprehensive portfolio of innovation solutions, covering labor management, re-slotting, digitalization of warehousing processes, route optimization, geo-visualization, goods-to-person, and eco-friendly solutions. In 2016, DB Schenker’s Innovation strategy is rated as the best in the 3PL industry by Gartner.
Prior to heading the innovation team, Dezhan was one of the founding members of the regional Performance Management team, focusing on performance analytics and managing investment applications. In his five years with the team, he leads the efforts of developing and implementing a regional management reporting solution, which has becoming a critical operating system for performance management in Asia Pacific. He also played a leading role in rolling out a global invoicing and business intelligence solution to the region.
He holds double master degrees from Georgia Tech and NUS in Industrial Engineering and Supply Chain Management, and a Computer Science degree from NUS School of Computing. In his time outside work, he enjoys spending time with his kids, bring them to parks and other natural places.