Fireside Chat: Supply Chain Interrupted: How Disruption Shaping has Helped Corning Proactively Drive Improved Cash Flow, Operational Efficiency, Resiliency and Sustainability in the Supply Chain

  • The payoff of building risk management strategies over the past decade
  • Exploring new digitalization efforts to implement E2E core processes for optimization and sustainability
  • How Project Proteus is proactively shaping Corning’s supply chain

Nolan Smith
Division VP and Chief Procurement Officer
Corning Incorporated

As Corning’s Chief Procurement Officer, Nolan leads Corning’s Global Supply Management (GSM) operations team. He is focused on enhancing value creation and managing supply chain risk in each of Corning’s businesses by driving deep engagement with GSM global service offerings, category teams, and its logistics control tower.  He is also operationalizing the function’s digital transformation.  Nolan has rich experience in glass and ceramics serving optical communications, life sciences, automotive, and pharmaceutical packaging industries.  He is a graduate of UNC Wilmington’s Cameron School of Business.