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From Big Data & Analytics, Robotics & AI to IoT, Blockchain, Talent and Supplier Innovation, you hear from subject matter experts and carefully selected partners on the latest trends, technologies, and best and worst practices.
Chairman of the Board VPC Vodafone
Professor of Innovation & Strategy. Cisco Chair in Digital Business Transformation IMD
Michael Wade’s areas of expertise relate to strategy, innovation, and digital transformation. He directs IMD’s Leading Digital Business Transformation, Digital Execution, Digital Transformation for Boards, and Digital Disruption programs, and provides consulting services to several organizations on strategy and digital transformation.
Michael has published nine books, was nominated for several teaching awards, and appears frequently in the mainstream media.
VP Supply Chain Research & Advisory Gartner
Geraint John specializes in sourcing and procurement, supplier management, supply chain risk and globalization at Gartner. He provides insights and advisory support to leading global companies through research reports, inquiry calls, interactive workshops, conferences, and community-contributed case studies. Previously, Geraint spent 10 years as the editor of CPO Agenda and Supply Management magazines.
Gary Nuttall has 30 years of experience in emerging technology adoption in industries such as retail, pharmaceuticals, distribution, commodities trading, and insurance. His expertise is in Business Intelligence / Data Analytics. As a niche consultant, providing education and advisory services in blockchain, Gary describes his role as a “Blockchain Luminary” – shining a bright light on the dark recesses of technology often obscured by overly technical jargon.
Co-founder & VP Growth scoutbee
Christian Heinrich co-founded scoutbee after years of experience in business analytics, management systems and supply chain management as well as consulting innovative companies. scoutbee raised $76M in funding and was awarded the “Highly Commended Procurement Technology Award” at the World Procurement Awards in May 2019.
Christian earned his doctorate in business informatics with a thesis on integrated planning and decision-making systems in industrial companies.
Dr. Elouise Epstein
Elouise Epstein is a digital procurement futurist with nearly two decades of experience working with procurement organizations to architect, design, and adopt digital technologies. Her work is geared toward disrupting subpar technology adoption and building future strategies through advanced partnerships with startups and emerging technology solution providers.
CPO Crédit Agricole
Sylvie Robin-Romet’s first experience in procurement came from Disneyland Paris, where she took over the management of the procurement centre. In 2008, she joined Crédit Agricole as Deputy Managing Director in charge of France Partenariats, Courtage et Assurances. Now Robin-Romet is the Group Procurement Director (CPO) with the objective of creating an efficient and responsible procurement business line.
SVP Client Solutions Proxima
Simon is responsible for Products and Solutions at Proxima. His role is to understand the sorts of challenges that organisations face, and then calibrate solutions. He gets to meet brilliant procurement people with brilliant perspectives, and he frequently speaks and writes about everything from digital, to culture, to sustainability.
Co-founder & CEO Fairmarkit
Kevin Frechette spent the last 3 years meeting with procurement executives from every industry to learn how they view and approach tail spend. His core focus is on understanding how tail spend management can be transformed using data analytics, AI, machine learning, and automation. Kevin previously held sales management positions and at EMC and in the enterprise software space.
Senior Client Partner Korn Ferry
Nilgun Langenberg developed and deployed strategy, processes, and programs in talent management as Global Head of Talent Development for Sara Lee. She has extensive experience and expertise in succession planning, talent strategy, executive search, assessment, leadership and talent development, employee engagement, and culture. She is predominantly focused on international clients in the consumer products and retail sectors as well as on HR function across sectors.
Featured Past Speakers
SVP & Data Officer SCM Digitalization Siemens
CEO & Co-founder Deployed
World Renowned Futurist
EVP Digital Transformation Capgemini Invent
Chief Digital Officer Brenntag
Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour London Business School
Global Director, External Technology Innovation Johnson & Johnson
Chairman of the Board VPC Vodafone
Head of Philips HealthWorks Philips
President Global Supply Chain & CPO Henkel
VP Procurement Deutsche Telekom
Senior Partner McKinsey & Company
Founder Coupa Software
Founder & CEO HFS Research
Prof. Holger Schiele
Chair Technology Management - Innovation of Operations University of Twente
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