Former Tesla CPO, Peter Carlsson, Joins Elementum Advisory Board

Elementum--software platform for end-to-end supply chain management--adds supply chain innovator to its advisory board.

Nov 11, 2015, 07:30 ET from Elementum

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tesla's former CPO and Head of Supply Chain, Peter Carlsson, is joining Elementum's advisory board, the company announced today. Carlsson's experience and know-how will help the Silicon Valley disruptor accelerate the growth of the world's Product Graph™, a digital mapping of the $25 trillion global product economy.

Elementum: What supply chain has been missing.

After nearly two decades in the industry, Carlsson knows what he's talking about when he describes supply chain as "one crisis after another." Until now, he explains, there has been no way to get ahead of its unpredictable nature––no way to stay on top of inventories, suppliers, carriers, and manufacturers in real-time, and no way to react quickly to the unexpected. Elementum, says Carlsson, is providing a unique capability to give companies a truly global visualization that has never existed before in supply chain. Packaged in an innovative UI and powered by a LinkedIn-style graph, Elementum provides information, insights, and early warning signals on issues as they arise, finally making it possible to take action in real-time. In short: Elementum puts you on top of your supply chain. And Carlsson? He can't wait to help create this global perspective.

"In supply chain, it's all about how fast you can act on information. Soon, it will be very dangerous to NOT have access to Elementum's platform."
-Peter Carlsson, Advisory Board, Elementum

Redrawing supply chain.

Contrary to popular practices, supply chains are not isolated operations: to solve the supply chain problem for one company, you must solve it for all companies. In doing so, Elementum seeks people both experienced enough and bold enough to solve a problem of such magnitude. Carlsson's background––spanning giants such as Sony Ericsson, NXP Semiconductors, and Tesla––lends itself to these needs; he has an invaluable global context and understands the deeply interconnected nature of supply chain. The combination of Carlsson's global experience and global vision will serve to further accelerate the development of the world's Product Graph™.

"From innovation to disruption, Carlsson's career connects deeply to Elementum's foundational values. We're thrilled to have him on our team."
-Nader Mikhail, Founder & CEO, Elementum

See the innovation unfold.

Those eager to see the latest product innovation from Elementum should check out their recent announcement detailing Issue Management—a cross-functional tool to break down silos and build company-wide visibility. Interested parties can sign up for a live demo here.

About Elementum

Elementum makes supply chain simple. How? With intuitive, mobile-first apps to help companies streamline procurement, logistics, and manufacturing operations. Powered by the world's Product Graph™, Elementum provides a full picture of the global product economy for smarter, more proactive supply chains. Customers get actionable insights and early warning signals to assign, collaborate on, and resolve issues—wherever, whenever. Elementum's customers span the automotive, healthcare, CPG, industrial, and technology sectors. For more information, visit

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