The New York Times: How The World Ran Out of Everything

June 1, 2021

LeanDNA CEO Richard Lebovitz joins Peter S. Goodman and Niraj Chokshi to discuss the confluence of recent supply chain forces, just-in-time and lean thinking, and achieving supply chain "resiliency" today.

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LeanDNA Named a 2021 Supplier Innovation Award Winner from Spirit Aerosystems

December 2021

AUSTIN, Texas – December 16, 2021 – LeanDNA, the leading provider of cloud-based, analytics software for supply chain and factory operations optimization, won the 2021 Supplier Innovation Award from Spirit AeroSystems, which designs and builds... Read more.

Astrid Hussonnois of LeanDNA Named a 2021 Women in Supply Chain Award Winner

September 2021

LeanDNA, the only provider of factory-focused inventory optimization solutions, announced today that its Customer Success Manager Astrid Hussonnois has been named a 2021 Women in Supply Chain award winner by Supply & Demand Chain Executive. Read more.

LeanDNA Named an A-LIST Honoree by The Austin Chamber

August 2021

LeanDNA, the only provider of factory-focused inventory optimization solutions, announced today it has been named a 2021 A-LIST Honoree by The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce. Read more.

LeanDNA Named a 2021 Excellence in Customer Service Award

April 2021

LeanDNA has been recognized as a 2021 Excellence in Customer Service Award winner in the Technology of the Year category presented by Business Intelligence Group. Read more.

LeanDNA Ranks No. 57 on the Inc. 5000 Series: Texas List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies

March 2021

Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list spotlights the most successful small businesses within the exploding Texas economy. The company is projected to double in size in 2021, adding 50 more members to its team. Read more.

LeanDNA CEO Richard Lebovitz Named Supply and Demand Chain Executive’s 2021 Pro to Know of the Year

March 2021

Among the acknowledgments, LeanDNA ranked third for Best Small Companies and 28th for Best Overall Place to Work. This announcement follows LeanDNA’s recent recognition as winner of the 2020 NextGen Supply Chain Analytics Award, as well as its launch of manufacturing’s first inventory optimization workflows. Read more.

LeanDNA Named a 2021 ‘Best Place to Work’ by Built In Austin

January 2021

Among the acknowledgments, LeanDNA ranked third for Best Small Companies and 28th for Best Overall Place to Work. This announcement follows LeanDNA’s recent recognition as winner of the 2020 NextGen Supply Chain Analytics Award, as well as its launch of manufacturing’s first inventory optimization workflows. Read more.

Jamey Heinze Joins LeanDNA as Senior Vice President of Marketing

December 2020

Heinze will oversee all marketing strategies with a focus on further growing LeanDNA’s market leadership and driving sustainable growth. Read more.

VACCO Selects LeanDNA to Improve Inventory Management and Optimization, Drives Operational Excellence and Performance

December 2020

 VACCO Industries, a leading designer and manufacturer of specialty valves, filters, and advanced fluid control products, has selected LeanDNA’s purpose-built platform to aid in inventory reduction, minimize material shortages, and optimize its supplier base. Read more.

LeanDNA Named 2020 NextGen Supply Chain Analytics Award Winner by Supply Chain Management Review

October 2020

Leading inventory optimization solution recognized for its factory-centric, actionable, and prescriptive intelligence. Read more.

LeanDNA Drives Results and Operational Efficiency with the Industry’s First Factory-Focused Inventory Optimization Workflows

October 2020

New workflows simplify and standardize the daily work process of key supply chain functions with prescriptive, AI-driven recommendations. Read more.

LeanDNA One of Fastest-Growing Companies in Texas, Ranks No. 27 in the Inc. 5000 Series: Texas

March 2020

This ranking reflects the company’s consistent year-over-year growth and the expansion of its inventory management footprint throughout more than 260 manufacturing sites in 16 countries. Read more.

Tod Klubnik Joins LeanDNA as Chief Revenue Officer

February 2020

Klubnik brings 25 years of proven sales and marketing leadership experience to LeanDNA. Read more.

LeanDNA Factory Analytics Now Available on SAP® App Center

January 2020

LeanDNA announced today that its LeanDNA Factory Analytics management solution is now available on SAP® App Center. The purpose-built platform delivers factory inventory optimization and management. Read more.

LeanDNA Raises $15 Million to Fuel Growth of Factory Inventory Optimization Platform

December 2019

LeanDNA, a purpose-built, prescriptive analytics platform for factory management, announced today it has secured $15 million in Series B funding led by S3 Ventures. Read more.

LeanDNA Expands Factory Optimization Footprint in Industrial and High-Tech Manufacturing with Three Customer Additions

December 2019

LeanDNA is expanding its portfolio in the industrial and high-tech manufacturing industries with the addition of HySecurity, PSG Dover and Electrical Components International, Inc. (ECI). Read more.

LeanDNA Partners with Spirit AeroSystems

October 2019

LeanDNA announced today announced a new partnership with Spirit AeroSystems (NYSE: SPR). Spirit, the world’s largest first-tier aerostructures manufacturer, will deploy LeanDNA’s advanced analytics platform across five of its largest manufacturing sites. Read more.

Safran Seats GB Reduces Inventory by 36 Percent in Three Months with LeanDNA

September 2019

LeanDNA announced today it has achieved 36 percent inventory reduction in just three months for Safran Seats GB (Safran), which specializes in manufacturing business and first-class aircraft seats. Read more.

LeanDNA Launches Item Change Analytics Within Flagship Solution

July 2018

Supply chain managers now have unprecedented capabilities to analyze historical supply, demand, and order policy changes for every single part using LeanDNA’s Factory Analytics software. Read more.

LeanDNA Unveils Industry-First, Cross-Site Visibility Features for Enterprises

May 2018

Executives deepen inventory optimization with new features bringing access to operation insights through predictive analytics. Read more.

LeanDNA Secures $4.5 Million Series A Funding to Bridge Prescriptive Analytics to Manufacturing

April 2017

Austin Startup Aims to Bring Artificial Intelligence to Manufacturers and Disrupt Multi-Billion Dollar Inventory Optimization Market. Read more.

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Now, Some Good News: CEOs Share Their Proudest Achievements of 2020

"What started out as one of the most challenging years both personally and professionally, has ended in one of the most successful periods in our company’s history,” CEO Richard Lebovitz said.Read more.

Built In Austin

Grow as a Leader at These 9 Austin Tech Companies Hiring Now

"We’re all really passionate about the product and the company, and we work together and move quickly in the same direction to make both successful.” - Customer Success Manager Brian GrahamRead more.

Built In Austin

The Founding Stories of 5 Major Austin Tech Companies — and What's Ahead

Before LeanDNA, Founder and CEO Richard Lebovitz spent 25 years working in factories. Through that experience, he saw an opportunity for a solution that’s built for the people who buy, sell and manage inventory. Read more.

Built In Austin

These 6 Women Forged Successful Careers in Austin Tech—Here's How

Iona Olive is a former teacher-turned MATLAB university lecturer-turned quality assurance engineer. Today she supports LeanDNA by ensuring their tools make operations more efficient for their customers. Read more.

Built In Austin

10 Austin tech sales gurus on why they love their companies, and their jobs

For Oliver Meek, the most fun roles in tech are those supporting industries that haven’t received a whole lot of innovation love. Like the supply chain industry, for example. As a senior account executive for LeanDNA, Meek has some fun — and then some. Read more.

Built In Austin

LeanDNA Secures $4.5M Round Led by Austin’s Next Coast Ventures

LeanDNA, an Austin-based startup that makes software for manufacturers, has raised a $4.5 million Series A round of funding. The round was led by Next Coast Ventures, one of Austin’s newest venture capital firms. Read more.

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LeanDNA lands $4.5M Series A, eyes expansion

Today, the six-year-old startup announced the closing of a $4.5 million Series A funding round, led by Austin-based Next Coast Ventures.Read more.

Built In Austin

Austin startup brings in $4.5M to help factories operate more efficiently

In a sector where many companies still track their operations with Excel spreadsheets, LeanDNA wants to help manufacturers operate smarter. Read more.

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