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About Octagon Value Chain

Bringing Thoughtful Advisory Service and Leading Edge Solutions Since 2016...

Every value chain challenge has unique aspects, for which we have a deep toolkit and world-class experience to develop the right solution sets for your business.  In addition to our in-house group of experienced professionals, we leverage our network of world-class experts to provide the best possible team for your unique challenges.  Many of these professionals are extensively published and are top thought leaders in their respective field of expertise. This guarantees that you receive the best possible solutions.

Meet Our Principals

Tish Patel

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Tish Patel is President and Founder of Octagon Value Chain with 30-years of highly diverse OPEX and IT experience.  She has a proven leadership track record of successful supply chain, agile, and legacy to large-scale ERP IT transformations across a wide array of industry sectors, including Consumer Electronics, Healthcare, CPG, Life Sciences, Telecommunications, Semiconductor, and Petrochemical.  Recognized multiple times for her achievements, Tish has built an acclaimed reputation for using exceptional communication and leadership skills to coach, manage, train, and motivate diverse professionals in very challenging environments and project managing multi-million dollar, complex projects involving multiple sites and teams. She is a highly motivated leader with extensive cross-functional expertise in manufacturing, change management, supply and demand planning, S&OP/IBP, raw materials purchasing, reverse and inter-modal logistics, and client relationship management. Tish is a creative and effective strategic leader, planner and problem solver at all times. She embraces diverse environments and is committed to promoting creativity, effective problem solving, and breakthrough results.

Clifford Lee

Clifford Lee is Vice President and Octagon's Value Chain Improvement Practice Leader.  He is an operations and supply chain veteran with extensive experience in engineered materials, pharmacological and nutritional materials, chemical manufacturing, and textiles. He brings a wealth of operational and value chain insights and strategies to Octagon's clients.  His mission is to deliver results for clients above their expectations while making internal processes easier through simplicity, transparency, and durability.  As a business executive and industry thought leader with over 35 years of improving operational and value chain infrastructure, policies and processes in multi-site/multi-national complex global organizations, he has profound experience and know-how to drive business performance and transformation through creative, inclusive team resource management.  He is an outstanding communicator, change management leader, and talented mentor with a history of building high performing teams focused on a culture of continuous improvement.

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