Jeanette Mumbeck is part of the 84.51° Science Function – a group dedicated toward longer-term research and development. The work covers multiple disciplines such as Forecasting, Optimization and Machine Learning and focuses not only on scientific advances, but also scale. She has a long history with the Kroger family, playing a significant role across multiple initiatives to drive data and science decision making into businesses processes – from warehouse and store supply chain systems to price optimization. Jeanette has over 20 years of experience in applied sciences for national and international retail. She holds a B.Sc in Computer Science, Mathematics and Applied Mathematics from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.