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ProcureCon IT Sourcing 2016

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ProcureCon event brings together a unique blend of Procurement, Purchasing and Supply Chain experts from across all industries to share their experiences and knowledge with a team of people who truly embrace the strategically important field of Procurement. ProcureCon prides itself on facilitating first-class business opportunities for the world's supply chain community.  

ProcureCon will feature dynamic panel of speakers, business matchmaking sessions. With over 200 of your peers from across the industry joining you in Denver, there are lots of people to meet! From ProcureCon veterans to new faces, you’ll see why our community gets stronger every year. Our diverse speaker lineup is chosen for their leading insights and range of unique experiences.

VENUE LOCATION

Denver Marriott Tech Center, 4900 S. Syracuse Street, Denver Colorado,

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Bill Mangen

Bill is the Vice President of Procurement and a Corporate Officer for Cox Communication. He leads Strategic Sourcing, Supplier Diversity and Supplier Performance Management. He has history of success in transforming Procurement into a Strategic Advantage on a global and national scale. He has direct leadership experience managing large complex matrixed global organizations. Experience in Technology, Financial Services, Telecommunications and IT Outsourcing industries. Keen ability to develop strong relationships and influence at C-Level. Skilled negotiator with deep knowledge of Technology and Telecommunications both from an Operational and Sourcing perspective. Prior to joining Cox, He held global leadership positions at Verizon, EDS, HP and Citigroup. He started his career with Verizon, gaining valuable cross functional experience in Data Center & Network Operations, Acccounting and Finance.

AGENDA

Jun 06   

8:20 AM Opening Remarks

 

Michael Shaw, Advisory Board Member, American Council of Sourcing and Procurement Executives

8:30 AM Keynote Presentation:The CPO Perspective-- Building an “IT Sourcing Power House”

 

Bill Mangen, Vice President of Procurement, Vendor Management and Strategic Sourcing, Cox Communications

9:00 AM Keynote Presentation: Optimizing Your IT Asset Management Program

 

Lula Kosanic, Senior Director - Expense, Vendor, Asset Management, CIBC World Markets

9:25 AM Keynote Presentation: How Software License Optimization Empowers IT Procurement

 

Joe Freda, CFO, Flexera Software

9:45 AM Panel: Emerging Trends and Disruptive Technologies

 

Moderated By:
Michael Shaw
, Advisory Board Member, American Council of Sourcing and Procurement Executives

Christopher Talbot, Director Of IT Procurement, T-Mobile

Suzette Neyra-Jones, Director, IT Strategic Sourcing, Intel

Ben Griswell, Director, IT Global Strategic Sourcing, Amgen

Monty Hamilton, CEO, Rural Sourcing

ERP Software Drill Downs

11:05 AM Software Licensing Drill Down Clinic 1: Microsoft

 

Reagan Smith, Sr. Business Leader - IT Sourcing, Visa Inc.

Dean Bedwell, President, Software Asset Advisors

Vendor Management Workshops

Workshop: Strategic Vendor Management: Achieving Operational Excellence With Vendors and Suppliers

 

Francine Coutu, Consultant, Strategic Sourcing & Procurement

ERP Software Drill Downs

11:50 AM Software Licensing Drill Down Clinic 2: SAP

 

John Ragland, Director Global Procurement IT, Energy and Facility Management, Johnson Controls Inc.

Brian Skiba, General Manager, SAP Products, Marketing (North America), Snow Software

Vendor Management Workshops

Workshop: Planning for the End: Transitioning Out and Unwinding Supplier Agreements

 

Cynthia Garcia, Senior Director of Strategic Sourcing, Stewart Title Guaranty Company

Vendor Management Workshops

Industry Research Think Tank Lunch Hosted by Method 180

 

Mike Austin, Vice President, Method 180

ERP Software Drill Downs

1:35 PM Software Licensing Drill Down Clinic 3: Oracle

 

Mark Zafra, Head of Technology Sourcing, Twitter

Sean McLaughlin, Senior Software Asset Management Consultant, Snow Software

Vendor Management Workshops

Workshop: Vendor Management and Other Best Practices of the SIM IT Procurement Working Group

 

Jeff Yingling, Senior Negotiator, Corporate Contracts

2:20 PM Workshop: Gearing Up For a Stress-Free Software Audit

 

Suzette Neyra-Jones, Director, IT Strategic Sourcing, Intel

3:45 PM Workshop: Remaining Current on Your License Maintenance Contracts to Ensure Continued Service

 

Marc Gerdy, Principal, Strategic Sourcing - Enterprise IT, Discount Tire

4:30 PM ProcureCon Survey Findings: Benchmarking Procurement’s Role in Driving Innovation

 

Michael Baron, Vice President Sales, Rimini Street

4:50 PM Interactive Roundtable Discussions

 

Michael Baron, Vice President Sales, Rimini Street

John Emmitt, Senior Marketing Manager, Flexera Software

Nancy Tiran, IT Procurement Senior Director, Best Buy Inc

Jason Wegmet, Director of IT Sourcing, Corporate Supply Chain Management, Cox Communications, Inc.

Rosemarie Sharpe, Associate Consultant, Global Procurement, Eli Lilly and Company

Melanie Alexander, Strategic Sourcing Manager of Information Technology, MGM Mirage

 
 
 
 
 

 

Jun 07   

7:30 AM Private Boardroom Breakfast Hosted by Everest Group: Managing Obscure Choke Points in IT Services Contracting

 

Jimit Arora, Partner, IT Services, Everest Group

Sarthak Brahma, Vice President, Pricing Assurance, Everest Group

Hank Satterthwaite, Senior Vice President, Everest Group

8:35 AM Chairman’s Opening Remarks

 

Lee Mashburn, Vice President, Marketing, Spinnaker Support

8:45 AM Keynote Case Study: The CIO’s Perspective on IT Sourcing & Procurement

 

Andrew Cieslak, Global Chief Procurement Officer, Cushman & Wakefield

Adam Stanley, Global Chief Information Officer, Cushman & Wakefield

Erik Sternisha, Vice President Of IT Spend Management, Cushman & Wakefield

Moderated By:
Lee Mashburn
, Vice President, Marketing, Spinnaker Support

9:20 AM Panel: Earning Trust, Demonstrating Value and Strengthening Internal Relationships

 

Moderated By:
Lee Mashburn
, Vice President, Marketing, Spinnaker Support

David Quillin, Manager, Procurement, Alliant Credit Union

John Villani, Director, Global IT & Analytics Sourcing, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.

Nagy Gad, Sr. Manager, Strategic Procurement, Yahoo

10:00 AM Keynote Presentation: How Can You Encourage Internal and External Innovation?

 

Terry Mattison, Associate Director IT Global Procurement, Kimberly-Clark

10:20 AM Breakfast Workshop Debriefing

 

10:25 AM Shaping the Future of Procurement

 

Jim Holbel, Procurement Solutions Practice Leader - North America, IBM

11:20 AM Debate: Are VARs Necessary for a Successful IT Sourcing Program?

 

Moderated By:
Lee Mashburn
, Vice President, Marketing, Spinnaker Support

Randy Roth, Chairman, IT Procurement Working Group, Society for Information Management, and Managing Partner, Corporate Contracts

Marc Gerdy, Principal, Strategic Sourcing - Enterprise IT, Discount Tire

11:50 AM Panel: Strengthening Your Relationships With SaaS and Cloud Providers

 

Moderated By:
Lee Mashburn
, Vice President, Marketing, Spinnaker Support

Vikki Vlastnik, IT Sourcing Manager, DuPont

Daniel McClintock, Head of Software Sourcing Strategy, BD

Andrew Russell, Senior IT Vendor Management Office Manager, Bridgestone Americas

12:30 PM Keynote Presentation: Inside the Mind of the Vendor – Know What You’re Up Against Before You Buy

 

Jeff Muscarella, Partner, IT and Telecom Division, NPI

Track B: Organizational Transformation

Private Boardroom Lunch Hosted by IBM: The Future is Here

 

Jim Holbel, Procurement Solutions Practice Leader - North America, IBM

Alex Zhong, Senior Portfolio Marketing Manager, Procurement Solutions, IBM

Track A: Hardware and Infrastructure Management

2:00 PM Case Study: Creating a BYOD and Mobility Management Strategy

 

Sanyam Khurana, Manager, J. Crew

Track B: Organizational Transformation

Presentation: Elevating IT Procurement Maturity: Getting from Good to Great

 

Matthew Corsi, Director, It Vendor Management Office, MetLife Inc

Track A: Hardware and Infrastructure Management

2:20 PM Panel: Becoming a Pro at Sourcing Marketing Technologies

 

Christine Eaton, Director of Strategic Sourcing, Ameriprise Financial

Michelle Trout, Indirect Procurement Director, Brinker International, Inc.

Moderated By:
Michael Shaw
, Advisory Board Member, American Council of Sourcing and Procurement Executives

Track B: Organizational Transformation

Panel: Sharpening the Effectiveness of Your IT Procurement Infrastructure Support Tools

 

Francine Coutu, Consultant, Strategic Sourcing & Procurement

Mary Evans, Director, Global IT Procurement, CH2M Hill

Jeff Ball, Vice President of Procurement, Digital First Media

Moderated By:
Harold (Hal) Good
, President & CEO, Procurement Pros Group, LLC

Track A: Hardware and Infrastructure Management

3:00 PM Innovation Spotlight: MOBI

 

Mitch Black, President, MOBI

3:45 PM Interactive Roundtable Discussions

 

Jeff Muscarella, Partner, IT and Telecom Division, NPI

Mike Austin, Vice President, Method 180

Natalie Gavrilovic, Senior Manager of Strategic Sourcing, Charter Communications

Nancy Tiran, IT Procurement Senior Director, Best Buy Inc

Sara Martinez, Sr. IT Purchasing Manager, Brinker International

Scott Yates, Senior Director of IT Sourcing & Enterprise Maintenance, Cox Communications, Inc.

Track A: Hardware and Infrastructure Management

4:50 PM Panel: Making the Most of Your Outsourcing Engagements

 

Yanni Karalis, Head of Global IT Vendor Management & Sourcing, Delhaize America

Joseph Richardson, President & CEO, Professional Purchasing Partners

Moderated By:
Michael Shaw
, Advisory Board Member, American Council of Sourcing and Procurement Executives

Track B: Organizational Transformation

Panel: Building a World-Class Technology Procurement Team

 

Bruce Starr, Managing Director of Information Technology Sourcing, BNY Mellon

Matthew Corsi, Director, It Vendor Management Office, MetLife Inc

Frank Raimondo, Global Sourcing Office, Equifax Information Services, LLC

Moderated By:
Harold (Hal) Good
, President & CEO, Procurement Pros Group, LLC

Track A: Hardware and Infrastructure Management

5:30 PM Case Study: Near-Shoring

 

Anthony Porter, Head of Global Corporate Procurement, IT Strategic Vendor Services & Asset, Acxiom

Track B: Organizational Transformation

Case Study: Leading IT Procurement with an RASCI Approach

 

Fraz Baig, Manager of Indirect Procurement, IT, Ace Hardware

 

Jun 08   

8:45 AM Keynote Presentation: Procurement’s Role in Reducing Cyber Risk

 

Robert Young, Principal Cyber Security Engineer, MITRE

9:30 AM Panel: Mitigating Disruption by Implementing a Comprehensive Supplier Risk Management Program

 

Chris Murphey, Director, Express Scripts

Frans Barends, Chief Procurement Officer, Georgia Institute of Technology

Matthew Corsi, Director, It Vendor Management Office, MetLife Inc

Moderated By:
Joseph Richardson
, President & CEO, Professional Purchasing Partners

10:20 AM Presentation: Avoiding Supply Chain Risks with Better Software & Cloud Services Contracts

 

Larry Mohammed, Director Indirect Sourcing and Procurement, Teradyne Inc

11:20 AM Panel: Managing Employment Risk by Optimizing Your Contingent Labor and Staff Augmentation Programs

 

Yanni Karalis, Head of Global IT Vendor Management & Sourcing, Delhaize America

James Smith, Strategic Sourcing Manager, VMware

Alan Perloff, IT Vendor Management Specialist, AGCO

Moderated By:
Randy Roth
, Chairman, IT Procurement Working Group, Society for Information Management, and Managing Partner, Corporate Contracts

12:00 PM Panel: Establishing and Optimizing a Global IT Sourcing Strategy

 

Brian Heldt, Commodity Manager of Third Party Services, Holcim (US) Inc.

Ed Petrush, Director of Global Sourcing, Iron Mountain Information Management, LLC

Joseph Richardson, President & CEO, Professional Purchasing Partners

 

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