How US Manufacturers can use Sourcing and Supplier Collaboration to Create Winning Strategies.
Anne-Sophie Le Bloas is the founder and CEO of Ravacan. She comes from the trenches, having worked as a global sourcing and cost reduction manager for companies such as Rolls Royce and Fitbit for over 13 years.
She founded Ravacan, a cloud platform, to empower manufacturers to get the unfiltered truth about their product costs, their supply chain performance, and transform the way they source direct materials. Anne-Sophie holds two Masters degrees, including a specialized degree in Sourcing from the renowned MAI Bordeaux.
Data is the new oil, but what challenges companies and customers face in using AI to refine data into actionable insights? with France Hoang, Co-founder & Chief Strategy Officer @ boodleAI
France Hoang is a veteran entrepreneur who has been on the founding teams of companies that have generated over $600 million of combined sales and employed over 1,200 professionals across the fields of law, aerospace, defense, government services, and artificial intelligence.
France is the co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of boodleAI, a SaaS technology company that provides on demand people focused predictive analytics. It leverages proven AI/machine learning to rapidly model the untapped data sitting in organizations, along with billions of third party data points, to help organizations achieve significant lifts in conversion, engagement, and retention rates through analytics.
Ben Askarinam’s visionary perspective combined with his operational focus and customers first approach over a period of two decades has built Interface Masters Technologies, Inc. into a premier supplier of market-leading network equipment solutions, sold primarily to OEM customers, serving cutting-edge new companies to major industry-leading suppliers.
Zeev Draer serves as VP Corporate Strategy and Marketing and responsible for the market strategy of Niagara Networks solutions. Most recently, he served as VP of Global Business Development for ADVA (ETR: ADV) packet portfolio as part of CTO department since 2017.
Customer success, elevated to a c-level function can provide strategic insight and guidance that is generally not available from any other source.
Shreesha Ramdas is SVP and GM at Medallia-Strikedeck. Previously he was the CEO and Co-founder of Strikedeck, customer success automation company. Before Strikedeck, Shreesha was the GM of the Marketing Cloud at CallidusCloud, Co-founder at LeadFormix (acquired by CallidusCloud) & OuterJoin, and General Manager at Yodlee. Prior to that, Shreesha led teams in Sales and Marketing at Catalytic Software, MW2 Consulting, and Tata.
Shreesha is also active in the startup community as an advisor/investor- Workato, Enact, RevvSales, Elastica (Symantec), DX Continuum (ServiceNow), EmpInfo, Fullcast, ObeoHealth. Find Shreesha on Twitter @Shreesha.
How IT leaders can escape the sales cycle and use technology to solve their used equipment problem with Chad Burggraf, CTO @ Dispoteca.
Chad Burggraf is a software engineer, technology executive, dad, and founder of Dispoteca. Throughout his career, Chad has worked with thought leaders and industry experts in designing and implementing social and civic technology initiatives across various industries such as healthcare, juvenile justice, and consumer sports and fitness.
Chad founded Dispoteca to simplify and de-risk the IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) process for organizations of all sizes.
How Can Retailers Evolve in a Digitally Enhanced Landscape? with Parag Shah Vice President @ Wakefern Food Corp.
Parag has experience of over 20 years in the Retail/Supermarket Industry. He excels in creating customer-focused business strategies and leading them to execution. Parag is highly analytical and entrepreneurial with a proven track record of managing high-performing teams. As a servant leader Parag takes pride in success and development of team members. He has also taken an active interest in creation of Diversity & Inclusion Strategy at Wakefern and is a member of the DEI Council.
John Vitti helps global consumers get rewarded for their knowledge. He’s the CEO of VersusGame, a prediction-based app that puts trending topics about celebrities, pop culture, sports, entertainment, food and more head to head in a classic “this” versus “that” competition.
After successfully launching and selling three companies within the consumer space, John’s entrepreneurial drive led him to his latest venture, VersusGame. John has worked with celebrities, entertainers and influencers, including DJ Khalid, The Weekend, Fat Joe, Amanda Cerny, Scooter Braun, Sway House, Noah Beck, and Dixie D’Amelio. Since launch in 2019, VersusGame has grown significantly, with over $10.5 million in cash prizes ($4 million of that during the “COVID-19 Era”) to more than 6 million players.
Bruce W. Lichorowic is a highly accomplished entrepreneur and chief executive in the medical industry. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of Galen Robotics. Bruce has made a career of applying technology to problems and looking where technology crosses over into other market segments.
He previously served as President and CEO of Trak Surgical, Managing Director at BlueFire Capital Partners and President and CEO at Dynaptics Corporation.
Ricardo Regalado is the CEO and Founder of Route, a business management platform for commercial cleaning and building services.
Ricardo is a serial entrepreneur who loves to lead and empower his teams with an inspiration to succeed in the game of life. He is firmly convinced that “where we work and who we work with eventually becomes our second family”. Has founded 3 companies in the facility services industry. A visionary who wants to genuinely impact the cleaning industry and world with positivity, he walks in the shoes of the customers he built Route for. Leads with passion and a relentless work ethic and innovates the industry with technology and processes.