Gartner Supply Chain Symposium

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Booth: 204
Location: Barcelona

Meet Controlant at the Gartner Supply Chain Symposium

Controlant is the premier provider of digital solutions for pharma supply chains. Our innovative approach is changing the game when it comes to delivering zero-waste supply chains.


We are proud to be at the forefront of this transformational shift, providing pharmaceutical enterprises with the tools and proven expertise needed to thrive in today’s complex and ever-changing market. We invite you to meet our team at the Gartner Symposium and learn more about our cutting-edge platform, services, and advanced IoT devices.

Learn how our collaboration with some of the industry’s biggest names has streamlined processes, reduced costs, and improved sustainability, all while ensuring that life-saving medicines reach more patients than ever before. Don’t miss your chance to connect with Controlant at the Gartner Symposium. Together, we can create a better, more efficient future for pharma supply chains.

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Controlant and Pfizer presentation: How a Culture that Embraces the Impossible Delivers Unimaginable Results

Disclaimer: This session will not be another story about the Covid pandemic! Instead, Controlant and Pfizer will focus on the road ahead and describe how scaling newly realized capabilities, enhanced methodologies, and an evolved partnership culture are already producing results.

Gisli Herjolfsson, the CEO and co-founder of Controlant, and Roger Smith, the strategic VP - EMEA Supply Operations & Customer Support at Pfizer

As we pave the way for real progress in tackling core industry challenges – from billions in product loss to reducing carbon emissions to the need for complete visibility from production to patient – we now know nothing is truly impossible.

Presented by

  • Roger Smith, VP EMEA Supply Operations & Customer Support, Pfizer
  • Gisli Herjolfsson, Co-founder & CEO, Controlant

Time and place

  • Wednesday, June 7th. 13:45 - 14:15
  • Room 116, Level P1, CCIB

Meet the Controlant team at the Gartner Symposium

Gísli Herjólfsson
Co-Founder, CEO, interim CCO
Gísli Herjólfsson co-founded Controlant and has driven the company's strategy and growth for the last 12 years. He has a Master's in Electrical Engineering from the University of Iceland.
Erlingur Brynjúlfsson
Co-Founder, CSO
Mr. Brynjúlfsson co-founded Controlant and serves as its Chief Strategy Officer since 2023. Erlingur previously served as Chief Technology Officer since 2007, and as Chief Product Officer 2022-2023. Mr. Brynjúlfsson holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Iceland.
Adalheidur Palmadóttir
VP of Business Development
Ada leads the global roll-out of Controlant’s real-time supply chain visibility solutions. She is an expert in sales, operations, and marketing, specifically in the areas of product, vertical alliance sales, and partnerships related to pharmaceutical products. She is a licensed pharmacist with an MBA degree.
Brad DeHart
SVP Sales
Brad DeHart joined Controlant with a background in global procurement and supply chain transformation across various industries. With over a decade in managed service and strategic sourcing experience, he has worked for Wyeth and other large global companies.
Carsten Lützhøft
CPO, interim CTO
Carsten Lützhøft has extensive experience of Process Digitalization in the global manufacturing and supply chain sectors. He also serves as board member and advisory board chairman in scale-up companies within the aviation and health tech industries.
Christian Bendix
Director of Customer Success
Christian Bendix has been with Controlant since January 2023 as Director of Customer Success. With +10 years of Bioscience experience and dual master’s degree in business development and Economics & Finance, he support customers through the digital transformation
Ranald Haig
VP of Sales
Ranald Haig helps pharmaceutical companies begin their journey to supply chain transformation and achieve their goals for optimization, automation, and sustainability. He has been with Controlant for nine years and has more than 25 years’ experience in Sales and Business Development.
Menco Bakker
Vice President, Customer Success at Controlant
Menco Bakker has 20+ years of experience in Sales and Operations in global logistics. He’s worked at major Pharma/Life Science shippers, visibility providers, and LSPs, honing a unique perspective on transportation and supply chains. Menco is also an expert in digital transformation, providing insights into the latest logistics tech and trends.
Aslaug Hafsteinsdottir
VP of Implementation
Aslaug S. Hafsteinsdottir leads the teams onboarding customers to Controlant's services enabling digitization and transformation of the supply chain. She has over 20 years of experience in building and leading teams implementing software and services to enterprise organizations.
Matthew Galston
Strategic Marketing Director
Matthew Galston's experience in product strategy, marketing, and management consulting covers a wide range of industries and technologies. He specializes in identifying and driving strategic growth initiatives and leads our overall engagement with Gartner.
Janni Bilenberg
VP of Marketing
Janni Bilenberg comes with 20+ years of international leadership experience across the enterprise Pharma and Software industry. Driving commercial growth and digital transformation through people excellence, based on data, commercial playbooks and integrated systems.
Peter Eichmueller
VP of Sales, Pharma Enterprise
Peter's focus is on enabling the pharma industry to achieve a zero-waste, end-to-end supply chain with the Controlant Aurora Platform, validated re-usable loggers and innovative services, creating value by integrating real-time IoT, visibility, and quality with intelligent automation. He is IMD certified in the “Leading Digital Business Transformation Program".

Unlock the Controlant digital visibility platform

Our digital visibility platform provides 24/7 real-time visibility into temperature and location data, shipment status, and quality and logistics data for all active and past shipments. 

Data-driven automation of your processes with a pharma-validated platform is the best way to maximize efficiency. 

Laptop showing the Controlant platform.

Reach your sustainability goals with lower logistics costs and a circular logistics business model. Our real-time, reusable technology supports corporate sustainability objectives to reduce product waste and carbon footprint.  

Take preventative actions based on real-time alerts to minimize product loss, and use comprehensive insights into your supply chain performance to optimize decision-making and processes.