Speaker Profiles: Doug Jones, Remsoft & David Gilluly, Weyerhaeuser

As Senior Vice President of Remsoft, Doug Jones leads the Solutions & Innovations Team in pursuit of Remsoft’s expanded offerings through product and solution development. Over the past 15 years with Remsoft, Doug has traveled the world to work closely with Remsoft clients, speak at conferences and meet many people in the forestry community. He is seen as a thought leader in Remsoft’s planning space and brings this deep understanding of forest industry trends and direction to overseeing the Solutions and Innovation Team, as well as strategic direction and corporate growth.

Prior to joining Remsoft, Doug gained broad experience within the forestry sector. This includes working with Weyerhaeuser Saskatchewan as Technical Lead on strategic forest and environmental planning, as well as with The Forest Technology Group, a consultancy based out of Charleston, South Carolina. Doug holds a Masters of Forestry from University of New Brunswick and Honours BA Geography from the University of Western Ontario.

David Gilluly is currently Senior Manager, Timberlands Supply Chain at Weyerhaeuser.   In this capacity he serves as business architect responsible for developing and executing strategy for tactical harvest planning, transportation logistics, forest management and log accounting systems. David has served in numerous roles over his 24 year career at Weyerhaeuser, including Director of Business Technical services, Western Timberlands IT manager, Radio Services manager, and Field Technology Lead. He has led or played key roles in a wide range of business and technology transformation initiatives including GIS/Forest Inventory, LiDAR, vehicle guidance, timber cruising, as well as serving on the Weyerhaeuser/Plum Creek merger team.

Prior to joining Weyerhaeuser, David served as President, Forest Resources Systems Institute, a member based organization whose mission was to promote and support the use of computer technology in Forestry.  
David earned his master’s degree in Forest Management from Duke University.   He enjoys kayaking, mountain biking, snowboarding, backpacking, and woodworking.

At ForestTECHX 2020, Doug and David will be sharing on Optimized Operations Management of US Pacific Northwest and Southeastern Timberlands with Remsoft Operations Cloud Solution
The operational forestry supply chain is a complex and constantly changing process. Remsoft Operations is a cloud solution for achieving this process, providing an enterprise view of planning and operational data. It is a hosted, daily-use application to manage complex supply chains. With built-in analytics and dashboards, it provides real-time scheduling and information visibility to manage harvest, delivery, wood flow and inventory on a volumetric and financial basis. Implementing Remsoft Operations has empowered organizations to improve operational planning and scheduling across the full supply chain.