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Walking the Ice: How Finance leads Amazon Devices & Services
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Walking the Ice: How Finance leads Amazon Devices & Services

As Amazon Devices & Services scales with additions of new customer offerings while facing supply chain challenges, the role of Finance must keep pace How do we engage with customers to ensure we are innovating on their behalf How are we using technology to improve our tools and processes How we measure financial success when traditional GAAP doesn’t work — Enerino “Rino” Caruccio VP, WW Analytics and Planning, Amazon Devices & Services Amazon Enerino “Rino” Caruccio is currently Vice President Worldwide Analytics for Amazon Devices & Services based in Seattle, WA. His team is responsible for developing, implementing and delivering…

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Two Strategic Issues Currently Confronting Walmart’s Supply Chain
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Two Strategic Issues Currently Confronting Walmart’s Supply Chain

Optimizing cost to serve in an Omni Channel World. How do we approach channel decision making to serve our customers and make their lives easier. Understanding cost to serve through different channels and in real time, becomes increasingly more complex as the combination of nodes, delivery methods and inventory assortment scales rapidly across our network The need for automation has escalated as the competition for labor drives pressure on wages. Finance plays a key role in understanding the business case for automation and benefits across different parts of the Supply Chain — William J. (Bill) Mines SVP Finance and Strategy,…

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Collaborating Across the Supply Chain to Innovate for Sustainability
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Collaborating Across the Supply Chain to Innovate for Sustainability

Establishing, building, and underscoring sustainability as a corporate value Applying 3M’s Sustainability Value Commitment to transform businesses and industries Approaching challenges with a science-based mindset and pursuing collective action Collaborating across 3M’s supply chain to share our expertise and amplify impact Gayle Schueller SVP & Chief Sustainability Officer 3M Dr. Gayle Schueller is 3M’s Senior Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer. Gayle started in 3M’s corporate laboratory as a product development engineer and has over 29 years of technical and business leadership experience. Her career spans a broad range of businesses from electronics to healthcare to consumer industries. She has…

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Fireside Chat: The Power of Diversity Through Inclusive Leadership
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Fireside Chat: The Power of Diversity Through Inclusive Leadership

Creating a purpose-driven strategy that makes an impact as our organization grows and nurtures a diverse workforce Understanding the leader’s role as a force to shape and demonstrate corporate culture, and to serve as a catalyst for equality and inclusion Sharing typical challenges faced by corporations when trying to promote diversity in the workforce Offering examples of strong and effective mentorship programs in onboarding, cross-training, job shadowing, and continuing education that make the difference — Moderator: Daniel Myers Senior Fellow at Haslam School of Business University of Tennessee Former EVP Integrated Supply Chain Mondelēz Daniel Myers is currently a Senior…

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The Largest Business and Supply Chain Risk is Hidden in Unexpected Places: Are You Ready for the Next Disruption?
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The Largest Business and Supply Chain Risk is Hidden in Unexpected Places: Are You Ready for the Next Disruption?

Risks are hidden in unexpected places Assumptions about risks being associated with certain geography’s or certain sized suppliers often prove to be wrong A supply chain can be highly resilient and highly unaffordable so the pinpointing the right places to invest in capacity, flexibility, or inventory positioning is critical A data analytics approach that combines time-to-survive and time-to-recover concepts is critical for making the right risk mitigation decisions Dr Simchi-Levi and Annette Clayton will take you through the business resilience approach and the insights — Annette Clayton CEO & President, Schneider Electric North America Schneider Electric Annette Clayton serves as…

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The Perfect Storm: COVID’s Impact on Global Supply Chains
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The Perfect Storm: COVID’s Impact on Global Supply Chains

 The COVID-19 pandemic abruptly sent the global economy into unprecedented turmoil which has posed many challenges to supply chains – rapid employment shifts, raw material shortages, transportation congestion, and volatile surges in consumer demand. Susan A. Johnson, Executive Vice President – Global Connections and Supply Chain at AT&T, who runs the $70 billion global supply chain for one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies, explains how AT&T and other companies are navigating these challenges. Key lessons learned include: Importance of supply chain visibility and end-to-end intelligence Optimized distribution models to adapt to changing consumer preferences, and Need to build…

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Data and Analytics: Thriving in the New Reality of Supply Chain Optimization

Seeking out the next level of understanding to leverage data and analytics in real-time to seize the opportunities it offers Understanding the opportunity of the eco-system Leveraging automation to enhance current capabilities Characteristics of Supply Chain 2030 The Next generation of Supply Chain solutions — David Warrick General Manager, Global Supply Chain Microsoft As GM of Global Supply Chain for Microsoft, Dave manages the order to cash cycle, Channel Operations Planning  and Distribution & Logistics for all Microsoft physical products worldwide including Xbox, Surface, Accessories and Surface Hub.  He also manages all aspects of Channel Management, Software Manufacturing, and numerous…

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Harnessing Digital to Build an End-to-End Connected Ecosystem
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Harnessing Digital to Build an End-to-End Connected Ecosystem

Understand how digitally-enabled, flexible supply chain ecosystems can anticipate, respond and adapt to changing expectations Learn how to accelerate supply chain innovation through integrated customer engagement models Discuss how automation, smart technologies and new capabilities can help drive efficiencies, as well as unlock new opportunities to interact with customers in real-time — Kathy Wengel EVP & Chief Global Supply Chain Officer Johnson & Johnson Kathy Wengel is Executive Vice President & Chief Global Supply Chain Officer for Johnson & Johnson, and a member of the Company’s Executive Committee. She has significant healthcare, operations and global business expertise – with more…

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Fireside Chat: Leveraging Our People, Our Processes, and Our Technologies to Govern a Networked Supply Chain
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Fireside Chat: Leveraging Our People, Our Processes, and Our Technologies to Govern a Networked Supply Chain

Building a platform that applies consistent assumptions to cross-functional decision-making Developing work systems that enable teams to innovate collaboratively Encouraging agility, flexibility, and adaptability across a network Learning from both successes and failures, and sharing those takeaways collectively Modernizing core processes to better model, analyze, and predict the impact of each decision — Mark Rahiya Chief Supply Chain, Technical, and Innovation Officer Coca-Cola North America Mark Rahiya is Chief of Supply Chain, Technical and Innovation for Coca-Cola North America. Rahiya, who first joined the company in 1997, has held several leadership roles in the U.S. and international markets. Before becoming…

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The Transformational Approach to Build the Greatest Supply Chain
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The Transformational Approach to Build the Greatest Supply Chain

Becoming business leader first, supply chain experts second Shifting from cost center to value/margin drivers A ‘one business’ mindset for a true demand-supply integration Managing the increasing complexity of the supply chain: one size does not fit all — Perry Jones President of North America Supply Diageo North America Perry Jones, President, North America Supply at Diageo and President, Diageo US Virgin Islands Board of Directors, is a global leader in beverage alcohol. Perry previously served as SVP Manufacturing based at Diageo’s Plainfield, Illinois site, Diageo’s only location in the world that houses both a technical center and a full,…

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Panel: Leadership Strategies to Survive and Excel in a Post-COVID World
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Panel: Leadership Strategies to Survive and Excel in a Post-COVID World

What are some of the unexpected lessons —good and bad— we have taken away from 2020 and 2021? Discussing examples of innovations created by necessity during the global pandemic that will continue on long into the future Taking this chapter in our working lives as an opportunity to re-evaluate, reconsider, and rethink some of the supply chain processes and strategies we had in place before COVID-19 How should we adjust our approach to communication, coordination, mentoring, and management in the emerging ‘new normal’ of work? Has the global pandemic changed the way people think about their personal and professional development?…

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