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KICK OFF PARTY

Monday, February 5th | 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: Forum Plaza

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BREAKFAST

Tuesday, February 6th | 7:00 AM – 8:20 AM
Wednesday, February 7th | 7:00 AM – 8:20 AM
Location: Summit Pre-Function 4 by Plenary

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COFFEE NETWORKING BREAKS

Tuesday, February 6th | 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Wednesday, February 7th | 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Location: Expo Hall by Tracks

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Tuesday, February 6th | 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Wednesday, February 7th | 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: Expo Hall

EXPO HALL NETWORKING RECEPTIONS

Tuesday, February 6th | 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Wednesday, February 7th | 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Location: Expo Hall. Booths 1015, 915, 1009, 1109, 1512, 706, 1501, 411

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Wednesday, February 7th | 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: Plenary Stage

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Wednesday, February 7th | 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Location: Omnia, Caesars Palace
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FEB 9th
Time Event Title Location
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Registration Open Forum Pre-Function 1
FEB 10th
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM Registration Open Forum Pre-Function 1
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Kick Off Day Programming Rooms: 214-216, 217-220, 224-227 & 228-229
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Kick Off Party Alliance Ballroom
FEB 11th
7:00 AM - 8:20 AM Breakfast Summit Pre-Function 4
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Registration Open Forum Pre-Function 1
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Plenary Sessions Academy Ballroom
10:00 AM - 10:20 AM Networking & Transition to Pathways
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM Expo Hall Open
10:20 AM - 12:00 PM Morning Track Sessions Tracks 1-5
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch in Expo Hall
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Afternoon Track Sessions Tracks 1-5
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Office Hours Expo Hall
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Expo Hall Networking Reception
FEB 12th
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Breakfast
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Registration Open Forum Pre-Function 1
8:35 AM - 10:00 AM Plenary Sessions Academy Ballroom
10:00 AM – 5:30 PM Expo Hall Open
10:00 AM - 10:20 AM Networking & Transition to Pathways
10:20 AM - 12:05 PM Morning Track Sessions Tracks 1-5
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch in Expo Hall
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Women’s Lunch Academy Ballroom
2:00 PM - 3:55 PM Afternoon Track Sessions Tracks 1-5
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Expo Hall Networking Reception
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM Official After Party Omnia Nightclub
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DETAILED AGENDA
Sunday, February 4th, 2024
TIMESESSION/LOCATIONSPEAKERS
5:00 PM -
7:00 pm .
Registration Desk
Registration Open
Speakers
Monday, February 5th, 2024
TIMESESSION/LOCATIONSPEAKERS
8:00 AM -
6:30 pm .
Registration Desk
Registration Open
Speakers
Tracks
12:00 PM -
12:30 pm .
Track 1
Where Is Freight Today?
Speakers
Track 2
Accelerating Digital Transformation Using Standards presented by The Association for Supply Chain Management
Speakers
12:00 PM -
12:40 pm .
Track 4
Supply Chain Innovations in Europe – Opportunities and Market Entry Strategies presented by HIDC
Speakers
Track 5
How To Make Your Data Work for You — What You Should and Shouldn’t Do presented by Charlie Pesti
Speakers
1:00 PM -
1:15 pm .
Intermodal Workshop
Unlocking the Efficiency of Intermodal Transportation
Speakers
Maritime & Ports Symposium
Optimize Time and Money – How To Avoid Common Maritime Tech Misconceptions
Speakers
Sustainability Summit
Fulfilling Our Commitments to ESG and Sustainability Objectives
Speakers
1:00 PM -
1:05 pm .
ION Visibility 2.0
ION Visibility 2.0 Welcome & Opening Remarks
Speakers
1:05 PM -
1:50 pm .
ION Visibility 2.0
The Power of Global Trade – Announcing TradeView + Live Demo
Speakers
1:15 PM -
1:50 pm .
Intermodal Workshop
Multimodal Shipping & International Growth – How Is True Visibility Achieved?
Speakers
Maritime & Ports Symposium
How Ports Are Playing a Role To Enable Seamless Collaboration Across the Supply Chain
Speakers
Sustainability Summit
Road to Net Zero – Factors in Sustainable Investing and Corporate Decision-Making
Speakers
1:55 PM -
2:30 pm .
Intermodal Workshop
Continuously Integrating Logistics/Transportation Tech
Speakers
ION Visibility 2.0
TradeView Product Fireside Chat + Q&A
Speakers
Maritime & Ports Symposium
The State of Digital Transformation & Data Sharing
Speakers
Sustainability Summit
One Cannot Tackle Sustainability Alone – How Can Stakeholders Play Their Part?
Speakers
2:30 PM -
3:00 pm .
ION Visibility 2.0
ION Visibility 2.0 Networking Break
Speakers
Outside Track Rooms
Networking Break
Speakers
Tracks
3:00 PM -
3:35 pm .
Intermodal Workshop
Streamlining Transloading Operations
Speakers
ION Visibility 2.0
Service Expectations of a BCO During Supply Chain Uncertainty
Speakers
Maritime & Ports Symposium
Port & Shipping Efficiency Through Technology
Speakers
Sustainability Summit
Circular Economy & Data Integrity – Businesses With Sustainability at Its Core
Speakers
3:40 PM -
4:15 pm .
Intermodal Workshop
Moving Cargo – How the Industry Can Come Together to Combat Congestion & Bottlenecks
Speakers
ION Visibility 2.0
How To Solve the Challenges of Visibility and Data Quality
Speakers
Maritime & Ports Symposium
Charting the Future: Navigating the Transforming Drayage Market
Speakers
Sustainability Summit
Strategies & Tech Accelerating the Journey to Carbon Neutrality
Speakers
4:20 PM -
4:55 pm .
Intermodal Workshop
Accelerating the Journey to Innovation in Rail
Speakers
ION Visibility 2.0
The Role of Technology & Data Vendors in Supply Chain Resilience
Speakers
Maritime & Ports Symposium
Decarbonizing the Maritime Industry
Speakers
Sustainability Summit
From Production to Transportation & Distribution – Defining The Environmental Impact of What We Do in the Supply Chain
Speakers
5:00 PM -
7:00 pm .
Caesars Forum
Kick Off Party
Speakers
Tuesday, February 6th, 2024
TIMESESSION/LOCATIONSPEAKERS
7:00 AM -
8:20 am .
Outside Plenary
Breakfast
Speakers
7:00 AM -
5:00 pm .
Registration Desk
Registration Open
Speakers
Plenary Stage
8:25 AM -
8:30 am .
Plenary Stage
Welcoming Remarks
Speakers
8:30 AM -
8:50 am .
Plenary Stage
Redefining Supply Chain Transformation and the Impact It Has on the Customer Journey
Speakers
8:50 AM -
9:10 am .
Plenary Stage
Orchestration: The Future of Supply Chain Digitalization
Speakers
9:10 AM -
9:30 am .
Plenary Stage
Navigating Supply Chain Disruptions: How To Turn Logistics Chaos Into Opportunity
Speakers
9:30 AM -
9:55 am .
Plenary Stage
Purpose-driven & Innovation-forward Supply Chains – Collaboration & Digitization Are Key
Speakers
9:55 AM -
10:10 am .
Plenary Stage
Supply Chain of the Future – Embrace the Complexity
Speakers
10:00 AM -
5:30 pm .
Expo Hall
Expo Hall Open
Speakers
10:10 AM -
10:20 am .
Outside Track Rooms
Networking Break
Speakers
Tracks
10:20 AM -
10:50 am .
Track 1
Navigating Global Turmoil & Unforeseen Disruptions! How Are We Working With Suppliers?
Speakers
Track 2
Automation, Warehouse Tech & Partnerships – Evaluating What Works Best
Speakers
Track 3
What Measures Are We Taking To Combat Inventory Disruptions?
Speakers
Track 4
DEI – How Are We Prioritizing the Growth of Our Employees?
Speakers
Track 5
Cross Border Shipping – From Compliance and Customs to Transport
Speakers
Innovation Stage
10:30 AM -
11:00 am .
Innovation Stage
A TMS Built For Brokers: Because You’re the Main Event presented by MVMNT
Speakers
Innovation Stage
Transforming Scheduling Into a Competitive Edge: The Power of AI
Speakers
Tracks
10:55 AM -
11:25 am .
Track 1
Tools & Technology That Make Sense – How Can We Enable Our Employees and Our Partners To Succeed?
Speakers
Track 2
Last Mile Innovations – Leveraging AI, Assets, Partnerships & Technology
Speakers
Track 3
How To Keep Pace With Evolving Customer Expectations
Speakers
Track 4
Supply Shortages, Risk, and Costs – What Have We Learned From the Recent Past?
Speakers
Track 5
Seamless Integration of Robotics and Warehouse Technologies
Speakers
Innovation Stage
11:00 AM -
11:30 am .
Innovation Stage
GuardPoint AI and Intelligent Video Solutions Presented by Vector Security Networks
Speakers
Innovation Stage
Empowering Freight Analytics and Logistics Performance With DAT iQ Presented by DAT Freight & Analytics
Speakers
Innovation Stage
Turn Your Data Into Dollars With a New Era of Supply Chain Cost Control presented by Fixefy
Speakers
11:30 AM -
12:00 pm .
Innovation Stage
Unlock Reverse Logistics Profits Through Improved Operations presented by Loop
Speakers
Innovation Stage
The World of Carrier Identity – Trust Built Through Transparency and Truth presented by Highway
Speakers
Innovation Stage
Growth On, Risk Off: Innovating With On-Demand Production presented by Gooten
Speakers
Tracks
11:30 AM -
12:05 pm .
Track 1
Carrier Diversification 2.0: The Great Carrier Consolidation presented by OnTrac
Speakers
Track 2
The Features That Your Consolidated Returns Provider Should Deliver in 2024 presented by Happy Returns
Speakers
Track 3
Revolutionary Tech From Middle Mile To Last Mile
Speakers
Track 4
The Current State of AI in Supply Chain
Speakers
Track 5
From Logistics to Customer Data – Understanding the Ins & Outs of Expansion
Speakers
12:05 PM -
2:00 pm .
Expo Hall
Lunch
Speakers
Tracks
12:30 PM -
1:30 pm .
Track 1
Accelerating Warehouse Evolution: Using AI To Unleash Robotic Operations presented by Dexterity
Speakers
Track 2
The Future of Supply Chain Visibility in the Post-Crisis Era presented by MarineTraffic a Kpler Product
Speakers
Track 4
Future-Proofing Warehouses With Intelligent Automation presented by Ocado Intelligent Automation
Speakers
Track 5
Driving Change Through Partnerships in the Freight Ecosystem presented by Mastercard
Speakers
Innovation Stage
2:00 PM -
2:30 pm .
Innovation Stage
Designing EV Fleet Operations for Profitable Sustainability
Speakers
Innovation Stage
Revolutionizing Package Sortation With 3D Sorting Robots
Speakers
Innovation Stage
Improving Productivity and Safety With Exosuits
Speakers
Tracks
2:00 PM -
2:50 pm .
Track 1
Concurrency & Orchestration – Supply Chain Planning Through Supply Chain Execution presented by Kinaxis
Speakers
Track 2
Challenges and Opportunities in the Global Supply Chain- Introducing the 3D Sorter presented by Mushiny
Speakers
Track 3
Fresh Perspectives: Navigating the Challenges and Innovations in Shipping Perishables
Speakers
Track 4
From Computer Vision and AI to Data Synthesization – Defining the Future of Supply Chain & Manufacturing
Speakers
Track 5
Transportation Procurement & Capacity – Prioritizing What Works Best for You
Speakers
Innovation Stage
2:30 PM -
3:00 pm .
Innovation Stage
Navigating Complex Global Supply Chains: From Risk Awareness To Decisive Action
Speakers
Innovation Stage
You Are Packing Wrong
Speakers
Innovation Stage
Aligning Warehousing with AI: Crafting a Powerful Partnership
Speakers
Tracks
2:55 PM -
3:25 pm .
Track 1
The Future of Investments in Supply Chain Technologies
Speakers
Track 2
Rethinking Production & Manufacturing – From Workforce & Labor to Technology
Speakers
Track 3
How Are Organizations Optimizing Inventory and Stabilizing for Growth?
Speakers
Track 4
FinTech Revolutionizing Supply Chains
Speakers
Track 5
Unlocking Efficiency and Resilience: AI & Data Analytics for Supply Chain Optimization
Speakers
Innovation Stage
3:00 PM -
3:30 pm .
Innovation Stage
Revolutionizing Drayage: Unveiling the driveMybox Platform
Speakers
Innovation Stage
Customs Brokerage Breakthrough: How Generative AI Is Disrupting Global Trade
Speakers
Innovation Stage
Increase Throughput, Optimize Operations and Minimize Capex With Simulation, Optimization & Digital Twin
Speakers
3:30 PM -
4:00 pm .
Innovation Stage
Beacon: Brokerage Sales and Operations Reimagined With AI
Speakers
Innovation Stage
Imagining a World Moved Without Emissions
Speakers
Innovation Stage
Yard Visibility: Using Truck-Recognition AI To Streamline Operations
Speakers
Tracks
3:30 PM -
4:20 pm .
Track 1
Unlocking Potential: The Future of Unified Supply Chain Technology presented by Manhattan
Speakers
3:30 PM -
4:05 pm .
Track 2
Silos Are for Grain: The Importance of Data in Supply Chain presented by AWS
Speakers
Track 3
Ugly Freight – Shipping *Hard to Ship* Goods
Speakers
Track 4
Reinventing Ourselves To Meet and Exceed Customer Expectations
Speakers
Track 5
Unmanned Tech in Action
Speakers
4:00 PM -
5:30 pm .
Expo Hall
Expo Hall Networking Reception
Speakers
4:00 PM -
5:00 pm .
Expo Hall
Office Hours
Speakers
Wednesday, February 7th, 2024
TIMESESSION/LOCATIONSPEAKERS
7:00 AM -
3:00 pm .
Registration Desk
Registration Open
Speakers
8:00 AM -
9:30 am .
Outside Plenary
Breakfast
Speakers
Plenary Stage
8:35 AM -
8:40 am .
Plenary Stage
Welcoming Remarks
Speakers
8:40 AM -
9:05 am .
Plenary Stage
Creating the Antifragile Supply Chain: Through Innovation, Talent & Collaboration
Speakers
9:05 AM -
9:30 am .
Plenary Stage
The Evolution of Digital Freight Models
Speakers
9:30 AM -
10:00 am .
Plenary Stage
DEI Is a Journey – What Are Supply Chain Leaders Doing To Accelerate This Journey?
Speakers
10:00 AM -
5:30 pm .
Expo Hall
Expo Hall Open
Speakers
10:00 AM -
10:20 am .
Outside Track Rooms
Networking Break
Speakers
Tracks
10:20 AM -
10:50 am .
Track 1
The Current & Future State of Integrations – Identifying Real Use Cases of AI & Next Gen Tech
Speakers
Track 2
Recent Advances in Connected and Smart Warehouses
Speakers
Track 3
Enabling Sustainable Fleets
Speakers
Track 4
Nearshoring Done Right – Having Product Ready at All Times
Speakers
Track 5
Intelligent Infrastructure – What Enables True Visibility & Connectivity?
Speakers
Innovation Stage
10:30 AM -
11:00 am .
Innovation Stage
Validating Operational Charges (VOC) in the Global Supply Chain
Speakers
Innovation Stage
Trailers-as-a-Service: The Power of a Shared-Trailer Network
Speakers
Innovation Stage
Harnessing Skilled Frontline Talent to Future Proof Your Supply Chain
Speakers
Tracks
10:55 AM -
11:25 am .
Track 1
Shaping the Ideal Customer Journey With the Right Tools, Adaptable Tech and Strategic Partnerships
Speakers
Track 2
Returns in Peace
Speakers
Track 3
Revolutionizing Last Mile Delivery
Speakers
Track 4
Fleet Electrification – Actioning on Commitments
Speakers
Track 5
The Applicability of Warehouse Drones, AI, and Software in Optimizing Operations
Speakers
Innovation Stage
11:00 AM -
11:30 am .
Innovation Stage
Turn Green Into Gold: Unleashing Climate Action and Business Growth With Your Logistics Data
Speakers
Innovation Stage
Leveraging Technology To Achieve Supply Chain Decarbonization
Speakers
Innovation Stage
Finding, Building, & Winning Shipper Relationships the Modern Way
Speakers
11:30 AM -
12:00 pm .
Innovation Stage
Innovation to the Last 10ft
Speakers
Innovation Stage
Reclaiming the F-Word: Factoring for Smartbrokers presented by Denim
Speakers
Innovation Stage
Achieving Importer Visibility and Control With 3rdwave’s Supply Chain Execution Platform
Speakers
Tracks
11:30 AM -
12:05 pm .
Track 1
Shipping Experience ‘24: Inside Look at How Leading 3PL’s Are Helping Their Clients Meet Customer Expectations presented by Maergo
Speakers
Track 2
How Digitization Helps LSPs Meet Customer Expectations and Win More Business presented by Magaya
Speakers
Track 3
Workforce of the Future
Speakers
Track 4
Uncovering How Air Cargo Integrates With the Entire Supply Chain
Speakers
Track 5
Regulation & Collaborations – Accelerating the Deployment of EVs & AVs
Speakers
12:00 PM -
2:00 pm .
Expo Hall
Lunch
Speakers
Plenary Stage
12:30 PM -
1:30 pm .
Plenary Stage
Women’s Lunch
Speakers
Tracks
Track 1
Using Advanced Location Intelligence To Transform Delivery Experiences presented by HERE Technologies and AWS
Speakers
Innovation Stage
2:00 PM -
2:30 pm .
Innovation Stage
Nearshoring and the Agile Supply Chain: The Need for Speed in Response and Execution
Speakers
Innovation Stage
A Practical Application of Vision AI To Transform Logistics & Manufacturing Operations
Speakers
Innovation Stage
How To Make Every Operator an Expert
Speakers
Tracks
2:00 PM -
2:35 pm .
Track 1
Subscriptions & DTC Logistics
Speakers
Track 2
Food & Grocery Supply Chain – A Comprehensive Approach for Efficiency and Sustainability
Speakers
Track 3
Where Are We With Tech, Talent and Capabilities?
Speakers
Track 4
Insurance / Risk
Speakers
Innovation Stage
2:30 PM -
3:00 pm .
Innovation Stage
The Future of AI Safety in the Automotive and Trucking Industries
Speakers
Innovation Stage
Not All Insurance Is Created Equal – Advanced Insurance Solutions for the Modern Logistics Service Provider
Speakers
Innovation Stage
Advancing Sustainability & Visibility – Optimizing Vessel Carbon Emissions (CII) for Every Voyage
Speakers
Tracks
2:40 PM -
3:15 pm .
Track 1
Alt Fuels – A Dive Into Scalability, Availability & Adaptability
Speakers
Track 2
Investing in ESG Internally and Externally
Speakers
Track 3
4 Walls of the Future – Embracing Immersive Technologies
Speakers
Track 4
Streamlining Trucking & Transportation
Speakers
Innovation Stage
3:00 PM -
3:30 pm .
Innovation Stage
Logistics Procurement Reimagined
Speakers
Tracks
3:20 PM -
3:55 pm .
Track 1
Critical Shipments in High-Stakes Environments
Speakers
Track 2
Fraud & Theft – Enhancing Measures and Technologies
Speakers
Track 3
Strategic Optimization of Shipping Operations: A Multi-Factor Approach for Cost, Integration & Lead Time
Speakers
Track 4
Securing the Road Ahead: Navigating the Growing Cybersecurity Threats in the Supply Chain
Speakers
4:00 PM -
5:30 pm .
Expo Hall
Expo Hall Networking Reception
Speakers
9:00 PM -
11:00 pm .
Omnia Nightclub
Official After Party
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Mocktails

Cup of Joe not your thing? Too early for a stein? Head inside the Expo Hall where elegant elixirs await! T-Mobile Mocktails will have on hand a bevy of beverages available to you from 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm on both Tuesday Wednesday.

The Spa Presented by

Enjoy a little me time at The Spa Presented by BlackBerry Radar. Relaxing music, aromatherapy and trained massage therapists await you in the Expo Hall from 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm on both Tuesday and Wednesday. This is the perfect place for a quick break to get back to feeling refreshed, recharged and ready to do business!

Style Studio

When you look good we look good! And the perfect place to get a touch up is the uShip Style Studio in the Expo Hall. Open 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm on both Tuesday and Wednesday professionals will be available to lend a hand for mini manicures, makeup touch ups and hairstyling.

Rosé All Day Presented by

Roses are Red. Violets are Blue. Have some Rosé, just for you! Rosé All Day Presented by Softeon. Take a stroll into the Expo Hall when you need a meeting break to stop and smell the rosé. The wine bar will be open 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm on both Tuesday and Wednesday.

1:1 Meeting Zone

In the heart of the Expo Hall sits the DB SCHENKER 1:1 Meeting Zone, a purpose-built meeting space that allows the connections that will change the face of how supply chain and logistics gets done. It is where all 1:1 meetings scheduled via the app take place and offers a convenient place for more casual conversations and a jumping-off spot for all our Expo Hall has to offer. Meetings can take place here 10:00 am – 5:30 pm both Tuesday and Wednesday.

Tee Time

Practice your putt or hole-in one swing at the Valoroo Tee Time. Meetings are par for the course at Manifest Vegas and with Valoroo Tee Time open from 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm both Tuesday and Wednesday this mini green is a great place to talk business or debate Woods vs. Nicklaus or Palmer vs. McIlroy.

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The Backyard Presented by

Looking for a non-traditional meeting place? How about hitting up The Backyard Presented by Sony AITRIOS™. With both indoor and outdoor seating, as well as games like giant chess, corn hole, connect4 and Tic-Tac-Toe this might just be the most fun location at Manifest Vegas to talk supply chain and logistics. It’s open 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on both Tuesday and Wednesday.

Headshot Studio

Lights, Camera, Headshot! It’s a new year and what a better time to upgrade your LinkedIn profile with a new photo of you. Located right outside the Expo Hall your new headshot is waiting to be taken by our professional photographer. Be sure to stop by in between meetings! Hours 10:00 am – 5:00 pm on both Tuesday and Wednesday.

Ice Cream Social

I scream! You scream! We all scream for ice cream! Inside the Expo Hall sits the CloudSort Ice Cream Social where attendees can create their own sundaes or pop by for a popsicle from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm and 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm on both Tuesday and Wednesday.

Grab N’ Go

Feeling famished? Don’t have time for a proper meal in between meetings? Not to worry. Stop by the Grab N’ Go for a quick bite anytime the Expo Hall is open (10:00 am – 5:30 pm both Tuesday and Wednesday). Grab a quick snack or a boxed lunch to eat in between meetings and sessions!

Biergarten Presented by

Oktoberfest in February? Yes! Raise a stein to toast a new deal thanks to a Manifest Vegas meeting or take a meeting that might lead to a deal in our Biergarten. Bavaria comes to Vegas from 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm on both Tuesday and Wednesday. Prost!

Coffee Bar

It is often called the third space – where people go between work and home. At events, it is often the first space, the fuel for the activities ahead. Manifest Vegas is proud to offer a custom built Veho Coffee Bar, conveniently located in the Expo Hall. Enjoy specialty coffee drinks served both Tuesday and Wednesday 10:00 am – 5:30 pm.

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Swag Store Presented by

Wanna take home a little bit of Manifest Vegas? No problem the Swag Store Presented by Blue Yonder has Manifest Vegas branded tee-shirts and sweatshirts for sale. Located in the Expo Hall directly behind the Innovation Stage from 10:00 am – 5:30 pm on both Tuesday and Wednesday.

Charging Lounge Presented by

Power up! If you are in need of a place to power up your phone or computer look no further than the Charging Lounge Presented by TORC.

Pre-Game Meeting Point

Located in the Forum Foyer this Meeting Point serves as a location for meetings created in the app when the Expo Hall is not open. We don’t call it the Pre-Game Meeting Point for nothing … It’s open for you to Pre-Game some meetings before sessions begin and the Expo Hall is open all day Monday and 7:00 am – 10:00 am both Tuesday and Wednesday.

Wake N’ Bacon

Nothing says morning like BACON! Nothing says afternoon like BACON! We’ve got your fancy bacon and sweet donut fix in the Expo Hall. AxleHire Wake N’ Bacon will serve up sweet and savory treats 10:00 am – 11:30 am & 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm both Tuesday and Wednesday.

Puppy Park

Get your daily dose of Awww! From self-driving four wheeled vehicles to four-legged friends! We know all the meetings you will be taking could get to be a bit ruff so take a mental health break with man’s best friend in the EASE Puppy Park located in the Expo Hall. Don’t think twice or take a paws, Fido is waiting for a belly rub from 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm & 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm both Tuesday and Wednesday.

Caricatures

Finally a souvenir you can bring home from Vegas that you can show the kids! FourKites Caricatures will be open 10:00 am – 5:00 pm on both Tuesday and Wednesday for you to have a caricature of yourself drawn by a professional artist. Perfect for your LinkedIn or Slack profile picture or just some good old fashioned fun!

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Podcast Studio

No missing person or tragic crime heard here … BUT it would be a crime if you missed out on seeing the Maersk Podcast Studio located in the Forum Foyer. This hot spot where your favorite industry personalities will be talking all things supply chain and logistics from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Tuesday and 8:00 am – 5:00 pm on Wednesday.

Registration Presented by

It’s the first place to go and the most important place to go. We are talking about Registration Presented by AtoB. Kick off your Manifest Vegas experience right by stopping by Sunday 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Monday 8:00 am – 6:30 pm, Tuesday 7:00 am – 5:00 pm and Wednesday 7:00 am – 3:00 pm. Remember access to all Manifest Vegas activities requires a badge starting with the Kick Off Day Summits and Kick Off Party on Monday all the way through to the Official After Party featuring Ne-Yo!

Innovation Stage

Innovative companies deserve a stage worthy of their innovation, and that is what you will find in the Expo Hall – a stage specifically built for some of the brightest companies in the end-to-end supply chain. Look for Innovation Stage on the agenda to see the detailed list of companies presenting Tuesday 10:30 am – 4:00 pm and Wednesday 10:30 am – 3:30 pm.

Bag & Coat Check

Taking the red eye back home? Didn’t get to check in before the Kick Off Day Summits started? No problem we have got you covered. Head on over to the Bag & Coat check to store your stuff! It will be open Monday 10:30 am – 7:30 pm and 8:00 am – 6:00 pm on both Tuesday and Wednesday.

The ‘Fest Live

Take a walk by our TV studio located in the Expo Hall and get a sneak peek at interviews happening with innovators and thought leaders in the supply chain and logistics industry. Exclusive content being created JUST for our Manifest Vegas attendees! Filming will take place Tuesday and Wednesday from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm both Tuesday and Wednesday.

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2024 SPEAKERS
SPEAKER NAME
TITLE
COMPANY
Deema Adada
CEO & Co-Founder
BiggerPicture
Josh Araujo
CEO
Forterra
Thomas Bagge
CEO
DCSA
Dillon Baxter
CEO & Founder
PlantSwitch
Bryan Brandes
Maritime Director
Port of Oakland
Madeline Camejo
VP & Chief Pharmacy Officer
Baptist Health South Florida
Roberto Canevari
EVP & Chief Supply Chain Officer
The Estée Lauder Companies
Amanda Chawla
SVP, Chief Supply Chain Officer
Stanford Medicine
Ashwin Cheriyan
CEO & Co-Founder
Thistle
Prash Cherukuri
Managing Director, Technology Investment Banking
Piper Sandler
Marcus Chung
COO
Coyuchi
RJ Cilley
Chief Operating Officer
Saks Fifth Avenue
Vanessa Clemendot
VP, NA Chief Supply Chain Officer
L’Oreal
Robert Critchley
VP, Transportation & Warehousing
iFIT
Jeff Davidson
GM, Global Devices Customer Supply Chain
Microsoft
Michael Davis
CEO & President
CORT, A Berkshire Hathaway Company
Wally Devereaux
Vice President Cargo & Charters
Southwest Airlines
Jamin Dick
Chief Supply Chain Officer
Lands'​ End
Deborah Dull
VP, Global Supply Chain Sustainability Leader
Genpact
Karoline Dygas
Vice President And CPO
Nordstrom
Matthew Eby
CEO & Founder
First Street
Reginaldo Ecclissato
Chief Business Operations And Supply Chain Officer
Unilever
Kameel Gaines
CEO & Founder
Rig On Wheels Brokerage & Recruitment Services
Shauna Gamble
CPO & SVP Supply Chain
BOMBARDIER
Derek Geiss
Chief Supply Chain Officer
Nutrabolt
Andrea Goeman
SVP Global QHSE & Sustainability
JAS Worldwide
Gabriel Gonzalez Alonso
SVP Corporate Production Management
ZF Group
James Gowen
SVP Global Supply Chain, Chief Sustainability Officer
Verizon
Todd Greener
EVP & Chief Supply Chain Officer
Tupperware
Benjamin Hart
Executive Director
Utah Inland Port Authority
Sheri Hinish
Principal/Senior Partner, Global Consulting Sustainability Technology & Ecosystems Leader
EY
Jim Hoefflin
CEO
Softeon
2024 SPEAKERS
SPEAKER NAME
TITLE
COMPANY
Dirk Holbach
CSVP, CSCO
Henkel Consumer Brands
Shaun Hon
General Partner & Founder
Motion Ventures
Jon Hong
Partner
Fifth Wall
Gary Horsfield
Chief Supply Chain Officer
BIC
Andy Huang
Head Of US Logistics
Shein
Peter Huh
CIO/CTO
Capital Brands
Shalom Johnson
System Executive Director Of Supply Chain Operations
UNCHCS
Sara Jones
Head Of Aerospace Investments
Honeywell Ventures
Sasha Koff
SVP, Digital Supply Chain
Dell Technologies
Krenar Komoni
CEO & Founder
Tive
Hendrik Kramer
CEO & Co-Founder
Fernride
Devrim Leonard
Head Of Global Transportation Operations, Devices & Services
Google
Rachel Levy
COO
Brooklinen
Charles Liu
Chief Operating Officer
Away
Christina Loh
SVP Supply Chain
Zwift
Amalia Londono
EVP End To End Supply Chain North America
Colgate-Palmolive Company
Shay Lynn Dixon
CEO
SCALE Logistics
Patrick MacDonald-King
CEO
Greenlane Infrastructure
Lance Malesh
CEO & President
MODE Global
Jason Massey
CEO & Co-Founder
Ndustrial
Laura Maxwell
SVP, Supply Chain
PepsiCo Foods North America
Gretchen McCarthy
EVP, Chief Supply Chain & Logistics Officer
Target
Garrett McCurrach
CEO
Pipedream Labs
Deanne McKissick
Chief Supply Chain Officer
Aristocrat Gaming
Rasheed Mohamad
EVP, Global Operations & Business Technology
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
John Navas
COO
Allivet
Sylvia Ng
CEO
ReturnBear
Chris Nielsen
EVP, Product Support & Chief Quality Officer
Toyota Motor North America
Benjamin Noyan
Founder
Rouvia
Nico Nuerbchen
Head Of Supply Chain Management
Olympus Corporation
Brenda O'Connor Juanas
SVP
UBS
Kevin O'Meara
EVP, Business Transformation
Shaw Industries
2024 SPEAKERS
SPEAKER NAME
TITLE
COMPANY
Steve Oldham
CEO
Captura
Tim Perkins
CEO
Sourcifi
Ivo Petkov
Head Of Contracts Management
Vale
Mike Polich
VP & CPO Supply Chain
Honeywell
Brad Porter
CEO
Cobot
Keller Rinaudo Cliffton
CEO
Zipline
Kristy Ryan
COO
Move For Hunger
Ginés Sanchez Urrutia
President
PROMED
Yikun Shao
Head Of NA Supply Chain
Alibaba.com
Adam Siegel
Co-Founder
Recurate
Kristen Siemen
VP, Chief Sustainability Officer
General Motors
Matt Silver
CEO & Co-Founder
Cargado
Ricky Silver
CEO
Daily Harvest
Nathan Silvernail
Co-CEO & Co-Founder
Plantd
Brian Smiga
Partner & Co-Founder
Alpha Partners
Todd Soller
Chief Supply Chain Officer
Patagonia
Kendra Tanner
CEO & President
Allstates WorldCargo
Deepak Telang
VP, Supply Chain
Mattel
Scott Theriot
General Manager, Supply Chain Services
Danos
Kenji Togasaki
SVP
IINO LINES
Martin Toscano
President
Evonik Industries
Are Traasdahl
CEO & Founder
Crisp
Jeffrey Tucker
CEO
Tucker Company Worldwide
Thiago Veiga
Global VP, Digital Core And CIO End-to-End Value Chain
Mars Snacking
Pratibha Vuppuluri
General Partner
Plum Alley
Mihir Wagh
SVP, GSC Manufacturing & Logistics
Aristocrat Gaming
William Wappler
CEO
Surgere
Judy Webb-Hapgood
Chief Supply Chain Officer
The University of Miami/The University of Miami Health System
Joe Weilgus
CEO
New Legacy
Tim Weiss
CEO & Co-Founder
Optera
Peter Wells
CEO
Temperpack
Dave Wheeler
Chief Operating Officer
New Balance
2024 SPEAKERS
SPEAKER NAME
TITLE
COMPANY
Wesley Williams
VP Of Supply Chain
Daily Harvest
Jackie Wu
CEO & Co-Founder
Corvus Robotics
Mike Zayonc
Co-Founder
Kodif
Josip Ćesić
CEO
Gideon
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SPEAKER BIOS
Deema Adada,
CEO & Co-Founder,
BiggerPicture
Deema Adada is the CEO and founder of BiggerPicture and a pioneer in logistics and supply chain innovation. Deema spearheaded the development of an AI-driven scheduling optimization platform that enhances the efficiency and reliability of logistics networks. As a tenured industry participant and contributor, Deema has leveraged her deep understanding of industry challenges to develop a platform that improves transit performance, reduces disruptions, and minimizes costs for shippers, 3PLs, and carriers. Deema proudly represents women in the supply chain and technology, and BiggerPicture is WBENC-certified and women-owned
Josh Araujo,
CEO,
Forterra
Josh Araujo is the Chief Executive Officer of Forterra. He joined Forterra in 2021 lead the company’s successful Series A fundraising, and through that process became a trusted leader advisor across all core disciplines of the company and helped spearhead development of Forterra's Autonomy as a Service business model. Josh has more than 20 years of experience across military, investment banking and financial leadership roles.
Thomas Bagge,
CEO,
DCSA
Thomas Tang provides the overall vision and strategy for Anyware Robotics as well as building the team and establishing partnerships. Prior to this role, he was the founding member of FANUC Silicon Valley research center, where he grew the R&D team and led FANUC’s AI palletization product from origin to commercialization. Before joining FANUC, Thomas completed his PhD at UC Berkeley. His research there centered around robotic manipulation, 3D perception, force control, and human-robot interaction. Thomas holds 14 patents in the field of robotics and his papers on robotics have won “best paper” and finalist awards. He also authored a book on human robot collaboration.
Dillon Baxter,
CEO & Founder,
PlantSwitch
As Founder and CEO, Dillon drives PlantSwitch's vision of building the future of plastics. His notable accomplishments include Forbes 30 Under 30, National Merit Finalise, Poets & Quants Best and Brightest Business Major of 2020, and Division I Athlete & Academic Scholarships. Dillon played collegiate golf at SMU, where is graduated with a degree in Finance and Alternatice Asset Management.
Bryan Brandes,
Maritime Director,
Port of Oakland
Bryan Brandes was appointed Port of Oakland Maritime Director in June 2020. He’s responsible for all shipping and related activity at the Seaport. Mr. Brandes is a 30-year maritime industry veteran. Before joining the Port, Mr. Brandes was Vice President, Pacific Southwest Region Operations for FlexiVan Leasing, an intermodal chassis leasing company. He was previously Director of West Coast Operations for French-based ocean carrier CMA-CGM. He oversaw the operations of 20 terminals at five U.S. West Coast ports and was responsible for interface with alliance partners, port authorities, trucking companies, rail partners, pilots, tug companies and regulatory agencies. He began his maritime industry career with The Maersk organization where he rose to senior leadership roles with APM Terminals and Maersk Line. Mr. Brandes has served on the boards of the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA) and the Propeller Club of Los Angeles/Long Beach.
Madeline Camejo,
VP & Chief Pharmacy Officer,
Baptist Health South Florida
Madeline Camejo, Pharm.D., MS joined Baptist Health South Florida in 2018 as the new Corporate Vice President and Chief Pharmacy Officer. Dr. Camejo is responsible for strategizing, developing, and executing pharmacy initiatives that support and grow pharmacy clinical services and operations system-wide. A seasoned pharmacy executive of over 25 years of a unique blend of experiences in clinical pharmacy, clinical and business administration, healthcare finances, informatics and information technology. A strategic and operational visionary leader with excellent teambuilding, analytical, organization and interpersonal skills. Acquired substantial domain-specific knowledge and experience in all areas of clinical pharmacy operations including provider and payer segment of the healthcare industry. Areas of expertise include healthcare strategy and clinical operations, innovation, care navigation and transformation, medication safety, patient safety and quality care in leveraging evidence and practice base medication practices in hospital, ambulatory, research, and academic health care settings. Proficient in creating, and sustaining a culture that delivers high reliability pharmacy services that optimize quality, financial and safety measurable results. Dr. Camejo received her undergraduate degrees from the University of Central Florida and went on to receive her pharmacy degree from Nova Southeastern University. In her free time, she enjoys photography, horseback riding, traveling the world and experiencing other cultures.
Roberto Canevari,
EVP & Chief Supply Chain Officer,
The Estée Lauder Companies
Roberto Canevari was named Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc., in 2021. In this role, Mr. Canevari oversees the company’s Global Supply Chain operations, including end-to-end procurement, manufacturing, planning, quality assurance and logistics for the Company’s diverse brand portfolio across all channels and geographies. Mr. Canevari, a member of the company’s Executive Leadership Team, is a highly respected and talented supply chain expert who has successfully led and transformed the end-to-end supply chain organizations of several global, luxury, and brand-led companies. In addition to being a highly experienced and innovative expert in his field, Mr. Canevari has a passion for driving an organization’s culture and values. He is a collaborative and inspirational leader, with a unique ability to connect the dots across brands, functions and regions to drive meaningful transformation across the value chain. Mr. Canevari is responsible for overseeing the company's integrated, agile and demand-driven Global Supply Chain. He oversees the development and Implementation of innovative strategies and solutions that meet and exceed the demands of the company's global consumers, while partnering closely with Internal and external stakeholders to leverage emerging trends, drive innovation and continuously improve processes. He partners closely with the Global R&D organization to strengthen the company's value chain and consistently maximize total quality and value. In addition, building on the company’s long-term, outstanding relationships with global suppliers, he strengthens and strategically evolves partnership models, prioritizing safety, sustainability and responsible sourcing to continue to create luxurious beauty products. Prior to joining The Estée Lauder Companies, Mr. Canevari served as Executive Vice President of Supply Chain, Europe at Unilever PLC. During his tenure, he oversaw end-to-end supply chain operations for the company’s European business and was responsible for a team of more than 10,000 employees and 44 factories with production across the food, home and personal care categories. Prior to his time with Unilever, Mr. Canevari served in several executive supply chain roles of increasing responsibility at companies such Burberry Group PLC, Carrefour SA, Nestlé Water and Reckitt Benckiser PLC
Amanda Chawla,
SVP, Chief Supply Chain Officer,
Stanford Medicine
Amanda is a distinguished leader with more than two decades of expertise in supply chain, strategy, and operations with a proven track record across both for- profit and non-profit sectors. Her career encompasses significant roles within across healthcare environments including Academic Medical Centers, Community Hospitals, clinics, and innovative start-ups. Currently, as the Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer at Stanford Medicine, Amanda oversees an impressive $4 billion in spend. She has spearheaded transformative initiatives resulting in substantial expense reductions through strategic sourcing, process optimization, technological transformations, and forging robust partnerships. Her leadership extends beyond her primary role as she also serves as chair-elect on the board of AHA-AHRMM and contributes as a Regent-At-Large for the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). Amanda’s academic credentials include an Executive MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, specializing in product management, alongside her other degrees from the University of Washington. Her academic and professional journey underscores a commitment to leadership through innovation. Recognized as the 2021 Contracting Professional of the Year by The Journal of Healthcare Contracting, Amanda is a respected voice in the supply chain community. She frequently shares her insights and strategies through industry publications and as a speaker at major conferences, continuously influencing the evolving dynamics of supply chain management, leadership, and strategy.
Ashwin Cheriyan,
CEO & Co-Founder,
Thistle
Ashwin Cheriyan is an entrepreneur, recovering corporate lawyer and a mediocre surfer. He is currently the co-founder and CEO of Thistle, a Bay-area-based modern, tech-enabled, plant-based and organic food and nutrition company. He was also the co-founder of WeGoFair, a social enterprise providing ratings for hotels and restaurants reflecting their performance on social and environmental issues. Prior to Thistle and WeGoFair, he spent 4 years in New York as an M&A associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, where he worked alongside senior management and cross-functional deal teams in collective transactions valued at over $100 billion. He received his A.B. in Economics from Brown University and his JD from The University of Texas School of Law. Outside of Thistle, he spends his energy working with, advising and investing in startups, mountain-biking throughout Marin county, suiting up in neoprene to surf the waves of Bolinas, and enjoying the abundant culinary delights the Bay Area has to offer.
Prash Cherukuri,
Managing Director, Technology Investment Banking,
Piper Sandler
Prash Cherukuri is a Managing Director in the Technology Investment Banking team at Piper Sandler, and leads coverage of supply chain / logistics software. Prash has over 12 years of investment banking experience and has advised on over $150 billion of completed M&A transactions and over $20 billion of equity and debt issuances, for clients such as Thoma Bravo, Sumeru Equity Partners, Centerbridge, Siris Capital, Coupa, Loopio, BigCommerce . Prior to a career in investment banking, Prash spent 6 years as a chip design engineer at Analog Devices and Mediatek. Prash earned a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communications engineering from Bharathiar University, a master’s degree in computer engineering from the University of Cincinnati, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Marcus Chung,
COO,
Coyuchi
A supply chain and operations leader, Marcus has held roles focused on delivering value through strategic supply chain management. His experience includes leading global teams to deliver exceptional product quality, cost and delivery results. In addition, he has developed strategies and engaged with the broader apparel industry to drive sustainability and protect garment workers' rights in the supply chain. Marcus earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from Wesleyan University and an MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. He served as a Trustee for Wesleyan University and served two terms on the board of directors for Net Impact, a non-profit organization whose mission is to mobilize a new generation to use their careers to drive transformational change in their workplaces and the world.
Vanessa Clemendot,
VP, NA Chief Supply Chain Officer,
L’Oreal
Vanessa Clémendot is the Chief Supply Chain Officer for L’Oréal North America, a role spanning the four divisions of L’Oréal and over USD 10 billions in annual revenues. She is in charge the end-to-end management of the supply chain across all distribution channels and leads strategic data and infrastructure transformation projects for the zone. An accomplished supply chain leader, Vanessa has held various senior roles within the L’Oréal Group, including Head of Operations for L’Oréal Canada (2019-2021), Head of Travel Retail Operations for EMEA and India (2015-2019), and she assumed various supply chain responsibilities for the Luxe, Professional Products and Dermatological Beauty divisions. Vanessa is a highly experienced transformation and change management expert, who has a very strong track record in organizational design, end-to-end planning, and network (re)design. She is very committed to fostering a “People First” culture and is adept at creating highly engaged teams. A mother of 4, Vanessa is a lifelong learner who holds degrees in supply chain, organizational development and human resources management from Université de Paris I, HEC and CEDEP.
Robert Critchley,
VP, Transportation & Warehousing,
iFIT
Robert (Rob) Critchley is the Vice President of Transportation and Warehousing for iFIT Health and Fitness. iFIT® is a global fitness and well-being subscription technology company that provides unmatched fitness experiences and solutions to its growing community of over 6 million members in over 120 countries. Industry-leading brands such as NordicTrack® and Proform® are powered by the iFIT integrated health and fitness platform, which seamlessly connects the company’s proprietary software, experiential content, and interactive hardware. Rob is accountable for many operational and logistical aspects of the business including sea freight, customs and duty, warehousing and outbound transportation in his current role. Joining iFIT in 2005 as the UK Operations manager, Rob managed customer service and logistics in the UK before working for IFIT Europe doing a similar role. In 2010 he transferred to the iFIT USA headquarters to become the International Quality Manager. Rob had responsibility for developing the international side of the business as well as working in Asia with partner manufacturers to implement continuous improvements to the products sold worldwide and in the domestic USA. Immediately prior to his current role, he was the Senior Director of Warehousing and Logistics where he developed a warehousing network to be able to provide adequate services to both Omni Channel and E- Commerce consumers and a Home Delivery strategy that improved speed and experience to the consumer.
Jeff Davidson,
GM, Global Devices Customer Supply Chain,
Microsoft
Jeff leads Microsoft’s Devices and Software Supply Chain Fulfillment and Logistics Network globally in support of all products, selling channels, and geographies. Before re-joining Microsoft, he was fractional COO to small-to-mid market private equity owned companies. Prior to that, he led the Commerce & Supply Chain Solutions division at Ingram including strategy, growth, and all facets of the Americas business. He has over 25 years of experience in supply chain and entrepreneurship.
Wally Devereaux,
Vice President Cargo & Charters,
Southwest Airlines
Wally Devereaux is the Vice President of Cargo and Charters for Southwest Airlines. He is responsible for all commercial and operational aspects of Southwest’s air freight business and passenger charter operations. Wally started his career with Southwest in February 1992 as a Customer Service Agent at Dallas Love Field. He served in various departments at Southwest including Ground Operations, Corporate Communications, and Marketing before joining the Cargo and Charters Team in 1999. Wally serves on the board of directors for the Center for Logistics Education and Research at the University of North Texas, as well as the Transportation Institute at the University of Denver. He is the proud recipient of the Airforwarders Association’s 2007 James Foster Memorial Award, and Southwest Airlines’ 2012 Fun-LUVing Attitude Award. Wally has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Texas at Arlington and resides in Colleyville, Texas with his wife, Rachel, and their two daughters, Abby and Emmy.
Jamin Dick,
Chief Supply Chain Officer,
Lands'​ End
Jamin Dick is the Chief Supply Chain Officer for Lands’ End, Inc. In this role, he oversees global sourcing, supply chain management and distribution operations. A recognized cross-border transportation innovator with over 20 years of industry background, Dick brings essential e-commerce and supply chain insights to Lands’ End. Prior to joining Lands’ End, Dick served as the Head of Supply Chain for North America B2B at Alibaba, as well as years spent in global supply chain and strategy roles with companies such as Pitney Bowes, SML, Target and IBM. Dick received his Bachelor’s degree in English and Russian from The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN.
Deborah Dull,
VP, Global Supply Chain Sustainability Leader,
Genpact
Deborah Dull is a Vice President at Genpact and their Global Leader for Sustainable Supply Chains. She is also the founder of the Circular Supply Chain Network and the author of Circular Supply Chains: 17 Common Questions. Prior to that, she held various supply chain roles at Zero100, GE Digital, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Microsoft where she oversaw launch management, inventory management, and innovation. She is a sought-after author and speaker having been published in various books, articles, and white papers and spoken at dozens of industry events. Deborah holds Supply Chain & Operations Management degrees from Western Washington University (BA) and the University of Liverpool (MSc), with a thesis focused on the digital supply chain and is currently pursuing her DBA from Hariot-Watt University.
Karoline Dygas,
Vice President And CPO,
Nordstrom
Karoline Dygas is Nordstrom’s Vice President and CPO leading Strategic Sourcing and Procurement for all non-merchandise spend. She joined Nordstrom in April 2019 and is responsible for leading a holistic strategic sourcing transformation to provide a digitally focused procurement service delivery model that will positively impact the customer experience and company financial performance. Prior to joining Nordstrom, she was Starbucks Corp Vice President leading Global Sourcing, Store Development and Siren Retail Supply Chains.   She was part of Starbucks Global Supply Chain leadership team and was accountable for sourcing of all capital and commercial equipment, FFE, R&M and QA services, as well as leading the global end-to-end supply chains for Store Development and Siren Retail (Starbucks Roastery & Reserve and Princi brands).    Before joining Starbucks, Karoline was the Senior Director Strategic Sourcing at Walgreens based in Deerfield, Illinois where she was responsible for $1.5B annual spend across multiple categories supporting Store Development, Energy & Environmental Sustainability, and Marketing.  She earned her Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University and later completed her dual MBA from both Purdue University and ESCP-EAP European School of Management in Paris, France. She lives in Issaquah, WA with her husband Josh, two children Morgan and Max, and their Samoyed-Husky rescue dog named Yeti.
Matthew Eby,
CEO & Founder,
First Street
Matthew Eby is the Founder and CEO of First Street, a climate research and technology company. Under Matthew’s leadership, the company has created numerous first-of-its-kind physical climate risk models to calculate the past, present, and future risk of every property in the United States. Matthew is widely recognized as a climate expert continuously appearing in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Bloomberg, Washington Post, the Associated Press and more. Matthew has also been relied upon as an expert witness, testifying to the Senate Budget Committee on the cost of climate change to the American economy. Before creating First Street, Matthew was the Senior Vice President of Consumer and Brand Marketing for The Weather Company, where he managed a portfolio of brands including The Weather Channel. Prior to that, Matthew led brand marketing at BlackBerry for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Matthew holds an Honors Business Commerce degree and a Master of Business Administration degree from McMaster University in Canada.
Reginaldo Ecclissato,
Chief Business Operations And Supply Chain Officer,
Unilever
Reginaldo has a rich history at Unilever spanning over 30 years with extensive supply chain experience in both developed and emerging markets. After graduating from Universidade de São Paulo as an electrical engineer, Reginaldo started his journey at Unilever Brazil as a trainee in 1991. Just two years later, he was responsible for building a new factory and the production of a new category – powder detergents. Since then, through leadership positions across Unilever’s supply chain in North America, Latin America and Central America, Reginaldo has been at the forefront of transforming our supply chains, ensuring they are future-fit. In his most recent role, Reginaldo served as Executive Vice President of Unilever Mexico, Central America and Greater Caribbean, overseeing 11 countries, 12 product categories and high levels of growth despite the pandemic. Before this he oversaw our supply chain in North America and Latin America, generating double digit growth in the profitability of one of our largest regions.
Kameel Gaines,
CEO & Founder,
Rig On Wheels Brokerage & Recruitment Services
Kameel E. Gaines, CEO and founder of Rig On Wheels, brings over two decades of expertise in recruitment and sales, backed by her academic accomplishments with an MBA and a marketing degree. Since launching Rig On Wheels Broker and Recruitment Services from her living room in January 2010, Kameel has become a prominent figure in the trucking recruitment landscape, known for her dynamic presence and commitment to impactful change. Under her leadership, the company has grown into a key player in the industry, and it is noted for its innovative, driver-centric recruitment strategies. In July 2023, Kameel made a significant stride by introducing 'The Rig On Wheels Show,' the first-ever truck driver recruiting show. This show, a treasure trove of industry insights, news, and essential tips for drivers and recruiters, is a testament to her innovative spirit and commitment to enhancing the recruitment and retention processes within the trucking industry. As co-chair of the African American Women in Trucking Association (AAWTA) and a member of the DEI task force of the Transportation Marketing Sales Association (TMSA), Kameel is a passionate advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion. These values are deeply ingrained in her training and consulting practices. Her forward-thinking approach, which leverages advanced technology and data-driven insights, aims to optimize recruitment, promote continuous learning, and foster community amongst drivers and companies. Through comprehensive training and support systems, Kameel not only strives to improve job placement but also to cultivate enduring relationships and a cohesive, contented workforce in the trucking sector.
Shauna Gamble,
CPO & SVP Supply Chain,
BOMBARDIER
Shauna Gamble joined Bombardier in 2017 as vice-president, Procurement of the Business Aircraft division. Soon thereafter, Shauna’s role was expanded to lead a newly-formed Aerospace Procurement and Supply Chain organization, responsible for commodity strategies, contract management, supplier relations, purchasing, logistics, and inventory management for both business and commercial aircraft at Bombardier. In 2020, Shauna was promoted to Chief Procurement Officer of Bombardier Aviation. Bombardier is now solely focused on building and servicing the world’s best business jets. Since joining Bombardier, Shauna has made it her mission to transform Procurement Aviation into a best-in-class organization. She initiated the Diamond Supplier Program to increase accountability across the supply chain and to raise the company’s profile. The Diamond Supplier Program recognizes outstanding supplier performance across Bombardier Aviation. Shauna also spearheaded the creation of a Procurement Academy at Bombardier, providing an opportunity for team members to improve their expertise at all levels. In 2023, Shauna and her Supply Chain team will support Bombardier’s increased focus on the Defense and Aftermarket business segments. A seasoned executive with excellent leadership, communication and negotiation skills, Shauna has more than 20 years of experience in global supply chain and operations. Prior to joining the organization, Shauna held senior leadership positions at Danby Appliances and Telecommunications equipment provider Ciena. Shauna is on the Advisory Boards of Resilinc and Sport Maska (CCM Hockey). Shauna is an advocate for diversity in the workplace and actively involved in Women in business forums and Women in leadership activities and events. Shauna holds an Executive MBA and post-baccalaureate Diploma in Management from Athabasca University, and she completed a Senior Executive Program at the London Business School. Shauna Gamble is based at Bombardier Aviation headquarters in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Derek Geiss,
Chief Supply Chain Officer,
Nutrabolt
Derek Geiss is the Chief Supply Chain Officer at Nutrabolt. In this role, he is responsible for global supply chain strategy, manufacturing, procurement, logistics, and customer operations. Nutrabolt is a fast-growing, global active health and wellness company that is home to the brands C4 Energy, Cellucor, and Xtend, with products distributed in over 125 countries. Prior to joining Nutrabolt in 2019, Derek held a variety of supply chain leadership roles in both the US and Europe with a focus on scaling high growth brands and strategic acquisition integration. Derek has a BS from Southern Illinois University and is a Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP).
Andrea Goeman,
SVP Global QHSE & Sustainability,
JAS Worldwide
Andrea is Senior Vice President QHSE & Sustainability at JAS Worldwide, an American non-asset 3PL based in Atlanta, GA. She has over 20 years’ experience in operational Freight Forwarding, Key Account Management for different Vertical Markets and Corporate Strategy. She worked in the field of Green Logistics since 2007. Andrea is focused on sustainable growth and business transformation by considering the whole logistics ecosystem and stakeholders as customers, strategic suppliers, and employees. This includes all ESG aspects as regulations and risk management, commercial portfolio, values & culture in line with the company strategy. Making a holistic impact for sustainable transformation is driving her professional and private life. Andrea holds degrees in Economics, Freight forwarding and a Kellogg- WHU Executive MBA.
Gabriel Gonzalez Alonso,
SVP Corporate Production Management,
ZF Group
Currently SVP, Head of Corporate Production Management at ZF in charge of Industry 4.0, Industrial Performance Management, Performance Analytics and Industrial Strategy as well as Advanced Manufacturing Engineering 29 yrs of Manufacturing Experience, 25 of which in Renault-Nissan Alliance From Supervisor at a Body Shop and Head of Paint Shop during 10 years to Automobile and Powertrain Plant Manager, with a high focus on Lean Manufacturing. Mid 2012 took the role of Regional Industrial Director in South America for Renault- Nissan with responsibilities not only in Production but as well on Supply Chain Management and Process Engineering. After this experience moved to Corporate taking the Head of Manufacturing Quality for 3 years with intensive work with teams from both companies Renault and Nissan on different aspects as Suppliers Quality, Build in Quality, and Shipping Quality as well for Assembly Plants as Powertrain. Head of Industrial Performance since 2017 during 3 more years for Renault Group in close contact and developing similar working methods with Nissan on strategic Lean approaches to make one of the most competitive brands in the world from a manufacturing point of view.
James Gowen,
SVP Global Supply Chain, Chief Sustainability Officer,
Verizon
James Gowen is Sr. Vice President, Global Supply Chain and Chief Sustainability Officer for Verizon. Since taking on these complementary roles in 2009, his team has enlisted more than 58,000 Verizon employees in 53 countries around the globe in helping to reduce the company’s environmental footprint while increasing the efficiency of a growing enterprise. In his supply chain role, Gowen leads all inventory planning and logistics operations globally. Gowen is responsible for the planning of over $35B of inventory across all Verizon’s lines of business. Additionally, Gowen has responsibility for procurement, warehousing, transportation, quality, returns and end-of-life monetization. In 2015, Gowen spearheaded the start-up of Verizon Services Ireland Limited in Dublin, Ireland. He was responsible for transitioning $15B in annual spend for strategic sourcing of Verizon’s Network and IT operations. Over 85 industry professionals were hired and a state-of-the-art center of excellence was built under Gowen’s leadership in less than 7 months. Having held several positions of increasing levels of responsibility at Verizon, Gowen was the lead architect of the company's supply chain strategy and led the strategic shift from a fixed to a variable inventory business model. While in corporate sourcing, he led the implementation of Verizon's eProcurement effort, and the standardization of Verizon's supply chain systems. Gowen earned his master's degree in business administration from Long Island University and his bachelor's degree from Manhattanville College. He is a member of Penn State University’s Smeal Sustainability Advisory Board. He is also the current Chairman of GeSI (Global eSustainability based out of Brussels), and a board member of the MIT Climate and Sustainability Consortium. Gowen is located at Verizon Center in Basking Ridge, New Jersey.
Todd Greener,
EVP & Chief Supply Chain Officer,
Tupperware
Todd Greener joined Tupperware as Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer in December 2023. Todd previously served as Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain at Foot Locker, Inc. from 2018 to 2023. Prior to Foot Locker, Todd was Senior Vice President, Supply Chain at Advance Auto Parts from 2015 to 2018. Earlier in his career, he served in various supply chain and operational roles of increasing responsibility at General Electric for more than two decades.
Benjamin Hart,
Executive Director,
Utah Inland Port Authority
Benjamin Hart serves as the executive director of the Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) after being appointed by the UIPA board in September, 2022. During his tenure at UIPA Hart has prioritized economic optimization with port facility development, along with strong internal controls and transparency for the organization. Under his leadership the Port is focused on statewide, along with regional projects and ensuring world-class global access for Utah businesses. Prior to his position at UIPA, Hart served as the deputy director of the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity (Go Utah). During his time at Go Utah, Hart oversaw The Unified Economic Opportunity Commission, corporate recruitment efforts, international and diplomatic responsibilities, small business programs and statewide workforce partnerships. Prior to his time at Go Utah, Hart served as the director of employer initiatives for the Department of Workforce Services, the CDBG and Economic Development administrator at Layton City, and in underwriting at Zions Bank. Hart has served on numerous statewide and national government and trade association boards during his career. He completed both his undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of Utah, where he currently serves as an adjunct instructor. Hart lives in Layton, Utah with his wife and three kids.
Sheri Hinish,
Principal/Senior Partner, Global Consulting Sustainability Technology & Ecosystems Leader,
EY
Sheri is the Global Consulting Sustainability Technology and Ecosystems Leader. She recently joined Technology Consulting and is a member of both the Global Technology Consulting Leadership team and Global Sustainability Executive team. Sheri also works collaboratively across service lines with CCaSS and across EY alliance partner ecosystem to advance our work in sustainability and bring the power of technology consulting to help us help our clients achieve their sustainability goals. Sheri brings to her new role her deep background and experience in sustainability and supply chain as a practitioner, leader and graduate educator. Prior to joining EY, Sheri worked at IBM where she led sustainability services, alliances and strategy establishing the 1 st of its kind XSL practice, GTM and new offerings, and securing top positions in HFS’ inaugural sustainability services ranking in the categories of innovation, tech use + deployment, and strategy + vision. She has represented IBM in various international forums COP26, COP27, WBCSD, AI for Good and strategic partnerships including SAP, Oracle, and Celonis. She has advocated throughout her career for diversity, inclusion and representation in STEM. Sheri has a Master’s degree in Sustainability from Harvard University, a Master’s in Supply Chain Management from Rutgers University, and numerous industry awards as a top executive and influencer in sustainability and supply chain. She lives in Clarksville, Maryland with her husband Ray, three children, and dog Ziggy. She enjoys gardening, nature bathing on the eastern shore, and volunteering her time teaching and podcasting.
Jim Hoefflin,
CEO,
Softeon
Jim Hoefflin is a proven Chief Executive Officer, in both PE-backed organizations and public company divisions, who has led companies that provide complex enterprise software solutions in a variety of markets. With a software background in Global Logistics, Human Resources Management, and Food & Nutrition, Jim has experience with the world’s largest CPG, Hi-Tech, 3PL, Healthcare and Education organizations. He has led companies from start-up to $200mm in annual revenue. Jim currently leads Softeon, a Warburg portfolio company, since November of 2022.
Dirk Holbach,
CSVP, CSCO,
Henkel Consumer Brands
Leading the E2E supply chain & operations for Henkel's Consumer Brands division since 2022, with net sales > 10.5 billion EUR. Collaborating with >11.000 associates in 39 factories and 117 logistics centres around the world. As one global team we do not only deliver daily on the classic triangle „cost“, „cash“ and „service“, but also drive a transformation journey along multiple dimensions creating significant business impact. Our aim is to continuously increase the agility & resilience of our global supply chain with the ultimate goal to drive purposeful business growth and serve our consumers and customers at our best. Supported by 3 strategies priorities: Digitalization, Sustainability and People & Leadership.
Shaun Hon,
General Partner & Founder,
Motion Ventures
Shaun Hon is the Founder and General Partner of Motion Ventures, a venture capital fund focused on catalysing digital and energy transition across supply chains. Motion Ventures is backed by more than 15 strategic investors such as MOL, Lloyd’s Register, MarineTraffic, Wilhelmsen, and more. Motion Ventures has invested in more than 25 companies since 2021. Shaun was honoured Forbes 30 under 30, Prestige 40 under 40 and Gen.T Leaders of Tomorrow for founding Motion Ventures. He received his Masters in Mechanical Engineering with First Class Honours from Imperial College London.
Gary Horsfield,
Chief Supply Chain Officer,
BIC
Gary Horsfield is the Group Supply Chain Officer for BIC. He is responsible for improving efficiency in Stationery and Shaver manufacturing operations and procurement. Gary plays a crucial role in supporting the Return to Reliability initiative and implementing the integrated Sales and Operating Planning process. His focus includes safety, product quality, affordability, and delivering the BIC's growth plan, Horizon. He promotes cross-functional collaboration, customer service improvement, cost optimization, and process enhancement.With over 25 years of multinational leadership experience, Gary is known for his strategic thinking, creative problem-solving, and driving sustainable growth. His previous roles include serving as Interim Chief Operating Officer for Personal Protective Equipment in the UK Government's NHS and DHSC during the COVID-19 crisis, where he established the largest supply chain and e-commerce platform. He also held the position of Executive Director, Group Head of Packaging, Supply Chain, and Innovation (COO) for William Grant & Sons in Edinburgh, overseeing the transformation of their global supply chain. Gary lives in Paris and holds a bachelor's degree in Manufacturing Engineering from Brunel University.
Peter Huh,
CIO/CTO,
Capital Brands
Mr. Huh brings over 25 years of Technology and Executive Management experience for companies he has helped grow from Start-ups to Up-starts and eventually market leaders with aggregate market valuations of over $2.5B. He has led companies through high growth by understanding the business models and laying out strategic technology roadmaps while building teams and operations accordingly. Currently Mr. Huh serves as the CIO/CTO of Capital Brands/NutriBullet which was acquired by DeLonghi, SPa in December, 2020. Throughout his career Mr. Huh has been a technology consultant for investment banks such as Goldman Sachs and J. Streicher. Mr. Huh was also CTO/CIO at Cypress Creek Renewables, CTO at Quest Nutrition, CTO and Co-founder of Vimation, CTO of Kurtzman Carson Consultants and Managing Director of DMP Consulting. His technical expertise spans various verticals such as Media and Entertainment technology, Solar Energy, Consumer Packaged Goods, Digital Marketing, E-commerce, Legal, Data Analytics/Business Intelligence, Application Development and Enterprise Systems integration.
Shalom Johnson,
System Executive Director Of Supply Chain Operations,
UNCHCS
Shalom Johnson's career in healthcare supply chain management spans over two decades, showcasing her deep expertise in various aspects of the industry. Having held leadership positions at Entegra Procurement Services, Premier, Inc., and working within Cardinal Health distribution, she has garnered valuable insights into healthcare distribution, C-suite engagement, sourcing technology, negotiation, and strategy development. As the System Executive Director of Supply Chain Operations at UNCHCS, Shalom leads the development and management of healthcare operations across all of UNC Healthcare's facilities, including hospitals and ambulatory clinics. Her responsibilities encompass overseeing operations, crafting strategies, and fostering engagement within UNCHCS's onsite supply chain operations, addressing the complexities inherent in such a large-scale healthcare system. Shalom's academic background, including an undergraduate degree from North Carolina State University and an MBA from the University of Phoenix, complements her extensive professional achievements. This blend of academic excellence and practical experience solidifies her reputation as a highly respected leader in healthcare supply chain management. Shalom Johnson's contributions play a crucial role in enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare delivery within UNCHCS and beyond.
Sasha Koff,
SVP, Digital Supply Chain,
Dell Technologies
Sasha Pailet Koff is the Senior Vice President, Digital Supply Chain with Dell Technologies. Sasha leads the Data, Analytics and Automation (DAA) function for Dell’s Global Operations and Supply Chain organization. The teams under Sasha are focused on enabling Dell’s Supply Chain to make better decisions through predictive analytics, streamlining business processes to drive productivity through automation, and enabling full data transparency across the organization with the aim of establishing the industry-leading autonomous supply chain. Sasha has more than two decades of experiences spanning a series of leadership positions helping organizations solve complex business challenges. Prior to joining Dell in 2022, Sasha spent 20 years with Johnson & Johnson, most recently serving as Vice President of Supply Chain Technology for Consumer Health. In this role, she led all supply chain technology activities for data science, planning, procurement, quality, manufacturing, delivery and cybersecurity. Before Johnson & Johnson, she worked with Rohm & Haas (now Dow), Accenture, and as an intern at the White House. She holds a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from The George Washington University, an MBA from Columbia University and professional designations of CPA, CGMA and PMP. When not at work, Sasha is involved in numerous philanthropic efforts including Director of the Bruce J. Heim Foundation, Chair of the Camp Scholarship Committee for Metro West Jewish Federation and as a volunteer with FIRST. Originally from New Orleans, Louisiana she now lives in northern New Jersey with her husband and their two children.
Krenar Komoni,
CEO & Founder,
Tive
Krenar Komoni is an entrepreneur that has developed breakthrough ideas in transportation, logistics, wireless electronics, and data analytics for nearly a decade. As an innovator and market leader, he has successfully developed and led cross-functional teams while enhancing business performance in sales, finance, supply chain logistics, distribution, and manufacturing. Most recently, Krenar founded the global supply chain visibility company, Tive, headquartered in Boston, that provides a cloud-based platform and IoT sensors to capture critical real-time data on shipments throughout the globe. Krenar embodies the leadership, management, and vision necessary to deliver market innovation, drive growth, and unlock hidden potential. Previously, Krenar worked at BitWave Semiconductor, developing the world’s first software-defined radio (SDR), Eta Devices, an MIT-based startup developing highly efficient cellular base stations, and has provided consulting services for various Fortune 500 companies on chip and system-level wireless design.
Hendrik Kramer,
CEO & Co-Founder,
Fernride
Hendrik Kramer is the Co-Founder and CEO of FERNRIDE, that offers a scalable solution for autonomous, electric trucking. He co-founded FERNRIDE in 2019 with Dr. Maximilian Fisser and Jean-Michael Georg in Munich. Before launching FERNRIDE, he specialized in Entrepreneurship and Autonomous Driving in his Master's program at TU Munich and Stanford University. He started his first company already at the age of 16 and scaled it to a successful international business. In 2024 he was featured at the top of the prestigious Forbes 30 under 30 list for Manufacturing & Industry.
Rachel Levy,
COO,
Brooklinen
Rachel Levy joined Brooklinen™ in November 2021 as the first Chief Operating Officer and first outside executive hire to bring the next level of leadership and operating principles to the company. With more than 25 years of Global Supply Chain experience, Rachel has built her expertise and institutional knowledge in consumer products with a focus in the home category for 20 years along with experience in consumer electronics. Prior to joining Brooklinen™, Rachel was the Chief Operating Officer at the music brand, Victrola where she was focused on the global supply chain delivering profitable growth and launching new products on-time into the US, LATAM and European markets. Rachel spent her formative years at Sleep Innovations and Innocor when it was a startup and also instrumental in growing the business from $34MM to $1B in annual revenues while leading the growth in various leadership roles along with building out the manufacturing operations in the US to fuel the growth into global consumer markets with large retailers. In 2014, Rachel earned her Executive MBA from NYU Stern School of Business. ​Her Lean Six Sigma certification from Villanova University and bachelor's degree in Materials & Logistics Management, Purchasing & Operations and Logistics & Transportation from Michigan State University led her to start her career at Deloitte & Touché Consulting Group with a focus with Fortune 500 Manufacturing and Distribution Companies in the area of Supply Chain Management. She is passionate about traveling the world and spending quality time with her husband and two teenage sons in New Jersey and Florida.
Charles Liu,
Chief Operating Officer,
Away
Charles Liu brings more than 20 years of experience in end-to-end supply chain management and corporate operations across the retail and consumer products industry. Since October 2021, Mr. Liu has served as the Chief Operating Officer of Away where he is responsible for the end-to-end operation and supply chain functions, including global sourcing, manufacturing, product development, quality control, logistics, transportation, inventory management, allocation, customer service, along with digital, information technology and company ERP implementation. Prior to joining Away, Mr. Liu served as Chief Operating Officer for Casper from Feb 2021 to Sep 2021 and from April 2018 to Feb 2021, as the Vice President of Supply Chain for Walmart eCommerce to deliver meaningful operating efficiencies across supplier relationships and negotiations, inventory, logistics, and customer promise. Before Walmart, he had leadership positions with Shopko, Walgreens, and Ahold Delhaize. Charles received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from Wuhan University in China, a MBA and Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Tennessee.
Christina Loh,
SVP Supply Chain,
Zwift
Christina Loh is a COO & technology operations executive with 20+ years of experience building and leading teams. She has a proven record of bringing advanced technology products to market—mobile phones, tablets, IoT, gaming and software solutions. She has held executive positions at startups, turnarounds and Fortune 50 companies such as Microsoft, HP and Zwift. She delivers results regardless if a business is at an incubation or mature stage. Adept at forming, transforming and/or merging existing businesses, leading global teams and launching products and services globally.
Amalia Londono,
EVP End To End Supply Chain North America,
Colgate-Palmolive Company
Amalia Londono is an experienced Supply Chain Professional, wife and mother of 3 sons, and is currently the Executive Vice President, End to End Supply Chain North America at Colgate-Palmolive. When she started her career making deodorant in a NJ plant, she didn’t envision that 20+ years later she would be leading the End-to-End Supply Chain for Colgate-Palmolive in North America. Over her career, she has had rich experiences domestically and internationally across various areas of the supply chain - working on the factory floor, launching innovative products, procuring raw and packaging materials, designing supply chain and logistics networks, and most importantly, developing and working with many talented and diverse people around the world. Currently, Amalia is excited to be leading the transformation of 5 manufacturing plants, 6 distribution centers, and an ecosystem of 20+ external manufacturers and copackers in North America into a digital, resilient, and sustainable supply chain. Amalia is known for her passion, pragmatic analysis, and delight of working with people. Amalia was born and raised in Medellin, Colombia. She has a degree in Chemical Engineering from MIT and an MBA from Wharton School of Business.
Shay Lynn Dixon,
CEO,
SCALE Logistics
Shay Lynn Dixon is a dynamic entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience spanning from hands-on warehousing to top-tier executive leadership. Originally from the vibrant city of Philadelphia, PA, Shay proudly calls Georgia home. As the CEO and Co-Founder of SCALE Logistics, Shay leads a premier 3rd party logistics company specializing in transporting high-value cargo for the aerospace, construction, and manufacturing sectors. Shay's expertise extends beyond the boardroom; she has been featured on various podcasts, radio shows, and media segments, sharing her insights into entrepreneurship and logistics. Shay channels her passion and entrepreneurial spirit to create pathways into Supply Chain and Logistics for others in underserved communities.
Patrick MacDonald-King,
CEO,
Greenlane Infrastructure
Patrick Macdonald-King is currently the CEO of Greenlane Infrastructure, LLC, a $675 million joint venture established by Daimler Truck North America, LLC, NextEra Energy Resources and BlackRock to build a high-performance, nationwide, zero-emission charging and hydrogen refueling network for medium- and heavy-duty battery-electric and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles in the United States. Previously, Patrick was President and COO of EV Connect, one of the largest EV Charging network service providers in the USA with international deployments in Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Patrick scaled EV Connect to almost 20,00 charging stations under management, over a quarter of a million drivers, while expanding strategic relationships to provide network services for companies such as bp, GM, Dominos, and 7-11, and was named to Time Magazine’s 100 most influential companies in 2022. EVC was acquired by global electric equipment and services giant Schneider Electric in 2022 to become the backbone of their eMobilty strategy in North America and Europe
Jason Massey,
CEO & Co-Founder,
Ndustrial
Jason Massey is the Co-Founder and CEO of Ndustrial, the Energy Intensity platform for industry. Ndustrial provides software and services to help industrial operations combat inflation and climate change by optimizing the energy, emissions and cost required for each unit of production. The company provides market-leading primary-source data to report and reduce supply chain emissions and has helped customers avoid over $100M in energy spend to date. Ndustrial has the largest deployment of an energy management system in the global cold chain; customers include Lineage, ABB, W.L. Gore (makers of Gore-Tex) and more. Prior to Ndustrial, Jason spent more than 20 years building and financing technology companies across a range of sectors from clean energy to electric transportation. He has worked on projects such as Richard Branson's Carbon War Room (now part of the Rocky Mountain Institute) and the launch of Al Gore's The Climate Reality Project into China.
Laura Maxwell,
SVP, Supply Chain,
PepsiCo Foods North America
Laura is currently the Senior Vice President of Supply Chain for PepsiCo Foods North America, the $26 billion snack and convenient food business that includes Frito-Lay North America (FLNA) and Quaker Foods North America (QFNA). In this role, which she began in March 2020, Laura is accountable for 30,000 associates across manufacturing, warehouse, transportation, in-market operations, and all supporting headquarters functions. Her priorities include ensuring execution in support of the commercial growth agenda, along with productivity, quality, environmental health and safety, and sustainability. Following her graduation from Iowa State University with a degree in industrial engineering, Laura joined Frito-Lay in 1989 and established her career across field manufacturing and plant leadership roles in Iowa, Kansas, Texas, and California. After 17 years, Laura joined Frito-Lay HQ, holding roles such as Senior Vice President of Service and Distribution, Supply and Commercialization, and Senior Vice President of Business Transformation. Laura is proud to be the executive sponsor for Frito-Lay’s Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), providing strategic oversight and guidance to the 10 groups representing 4,400 associates across North America. Laura is also a staunch supporter of advancing opportunities for women within her local community and across critical STEM fields. Based in Dallas-Fort Worth, Laura and her husband, Marty, are proud parents to two daughters – Maddy, married to Ronnie, and Molly.
Gretchen McCarthy,
EVP, Chief Supply Chain & Logistics Officer,
Target
Gretchen McCarthy is executive vice president and chief supply chain and logistics officer for Target and a member of its leadership team. She oversees all functions of Target’s global supply chain and logistics network, including inventory management, replenishment, fulfillment, global transportation, logistics and distribution. Gretchen joined Target in 2004 and, during her tenure, has held multiple senior leadership positions spanning supply chain transformation, merchandise planning and buying. Most recently, Gretchen served as Target’s senior vice president of global inventory management, where she oversaw all inventory flow planning, purchasing, placement and technology within the company’s supply chain and across global operations. She has led teams in Canada and India; has served as a sponsor of the Supply Chain Diversity Action Council; and currently serves on the board of directors at Shipt. Gretchen holds a bachelor’s degree in Hotel Administration from Cornell University.
Deanne McKissick,
Chief Supply Chain Officer,
Aristocrat Gaming
Deanne “DeeDee” McKissick serves as Chief Supply Chain Officer for Aristocrat Gaming, an industry-leading global gaming content and technology company. She plays a crucial role in optimizing and overseeing the entire global supply chain, ensuring that customers continue to have the best product purchasing experience and operations run smoothly at every stage. Through her strategic leadership and in-depth understanding of supply chain dynamics, she is a key player in driving operational excellence. DeeDee has a keen ability to empower employees to highlight individual aptitudes, while simultaneously inspiring collaboration as a team. DeeDee's career has been marked by her contributions to renowned companies, including her tenure at Fortune 500 companies such as Hewlett-Packard. Throughout her professional journey, she has consistently showcased her ability to drive efficiency, optimize operations, and enhance customer satisfaction. Beyond her impressive track record in supply chain management, DeeDee has also made notable contributions to the development of women in the gaming industry. She sits on the Board of Directors for Global Gaming Women, whose mission is to level the playing field and bring opportunities to the underrepresented. DeeDee holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Texas A&M University and currently resides in Las Vegas, NV.
Rasheed Mohamad,
EVP, Global Operations & Business Technology,
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
Rasheed is an expert international executive with global leadership experience in business transformation at both strategic and operational levels. He currently leads Global Operations, including Business Technology, ESG and Quality teams at Alcatel- Lucent Enterprise. Rasheed’s success in transforming operations by delivering the highest level of efficiency and excellent customer satisfaction has been recognised by international awards. A clear vision and a results-oriented approach drive Rasheed as he implements key cross-functional initiatives within the company. As sponsor of the ALE #GoGreen programme, Rasheed is committed to finding new technologies that contribute to protecting our natural capital, building sustainable cities, and limiting global climate change. Rasheed has over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry and held various management roles in project management, process & budget management, R&D, supply chain, IT/IS and business operations.
John Navas,
COO,
Allivet
John Navas has built a career of success by positioning U.S. and global consumer goods and services businesses for transformation and growth. As a trusted member of the C-suite, he provides the leadership vision, strategic clarity, and execution excellence to move companies into new phases of P&L and operational performance. At the heart of John’s positive influence is his ownership mindset and his robust operations and process background—a foundation that has powered turnarounds and scale for several startup, early-stage, and midsize businesses. Today, John serves as the Chief Operating Officer for Allivet, Inc.—a PE-backed D2C and ecommerce pet pharmacy business. In this role since 2018, he has architected and led a world-class operational strategy and infrastructure that has resulted in record growth and on-target margins. He also created a new revenue stream by leading expansion into the B2B2C SaaS market. From 2015 to 2018, as the Director of Operations, John protected annual revenue and margins for Pryde Group Americas by creating a robust operational infrastructure and successfully integrating newly acquired brands into this vertically integrated market leader in adventure sports and lifestyle products. Earlier, as the Director of Business Operations for Frida Baby, he put an early-stage operational foundation in place that was key in the meteoric rise of this parenting and baby product startup to new PE funding, distribution in more than 40,000 stores (e.g., Walmart, Target, CVS, Walgreens) in more than 50 countries, and the #1-ranked baby products brand on Amazon (70% market share with core product). The trajectory of John’s career began at Safari Ltd., where, as the Director of Business Operations, he enabled the growth of this educational toy company in 18 months as the operational lead in infrastructure, systems, and efficiencies that fueled expansion into D2C ecommerce markets. John holds an M.B.A. from Nova Southeastern University, a B.A. in public administration from Florida International University, and a Six Sigma Black Belt certification. He resides with his family in the Miami area.
Sylvia Ng,
CEO,
ReturnBear
Sylvia Ng is the CEO of ReturnBear, a first-to-market global end-to-end returns management solution, and a notable leader “to watch” in Canada’s tech ecosystem. With over 18 years of experience in technology, Sylvia noticed a gap in the e-commerce industry, where retail returns were costly and difficult for merchants. Now, Sylvia is on a mission to make retail returns accessible for everyone, and better for the planet. Sylvia has held past roles at eBay and Google, and most recently was a General Manager at Shopify where she worked on products to help early stage ecommerce merchants grow their businesses. In conjunction with her current role, Sylvia is also the founder of Amidira, a Toronto-based startup helping patients and caregivers fight cancer through gift boxes and lifestyle content. Sylvia is an active speaker at tech industry events such as Elevate, Women in Product, SMX, and Big Data Toronto, and was named one of Bay Street Bull’s 30 Women of the Year in 2022.
Chris Nielsen,
EVP, Product Support & Chief Quality Officer,
Toyota Motor North America
Chris Nielsen is Executive Vice President of Toyota Motor North America and serves as both the Chief Supply Chain Officer (CSCO) and Chief Quality Officer (CQO), and is a member of the North American Executive Committee. Nielsen has responsibility for all of Toyota’s $45B+ supply chain operations, product quality, after sales service operations and the Toyota Production System development groups. Previously, Nielsen served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Corporate Strategy, and Purchasing for Toyota Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA) located in Erlanger, Kentucky. During his tenure, Nielsen’s leadership was pivotal in the “One Toyota” Headquarters initiative resulting in a successful merger of two Toyota affiliates with distinct cultures that operated separately for over 30 years. Prior to that assignment, Nielsen was president of Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas, Inc (TMMTX) located in San Antonio, Texas. From 2003 to 2006, Nielsen served as project leader responsible for the overall design and construction of TMMTX, a $1.2 Billion project. Nielsen holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Kettering University (formerly General Motors Institute), and an Executive Education Certificate from The Wharton School of Business. He is a member of the Mazda Toyota Manufacturing U.S. Board of Directors and serves as Chair of the Toyota Motor North America Audit Committee. Nielsen is also a member of the National Association of Manufacturers Board of Directors (Executive Committee), Manufacturing Institute Board of Directors, Dallas Regional Chamber, Board of Directors (Executive Committee, 2019 Chair), Dallas Citizens Council Board of Directors, and Texas 2036 Donor Advisory Council.
Nico Nuerbchen,
Head Of Supply Chain Management,
Olympus Corporation
Nico has been the Head of Supply Chain Management since April 2021. He is leading Olympus global Supply Chain operation and transformation with a strong focus on sustainable change and reaching a strategic advantage for Olympus. Nico strongly believes that capable and empowered people, a change-oriented mindset and customer focused end-to-end integration of processes, structures, data and technology are key factors to empower supply chains roles as integrator, enabler and risk manager to achieving success of a fit to purpose, efficient and reliable supply chain. Deeply experienced in all aspects of supply chain management and operations, he is leading global transformation guided by his motto: “Challenge the status quo, empower and lead diverse teams through change!”. He joined Olympus in 2016 as General Manager for Olympus Surgical Technologies Europe and also led Supply Chain operation in Europe. Before joining Olympus, Nico held Director positions at HARTMANN Group, culminating in responsibility for their global supply chain network. This included supply chain strategy and structures as well as planning and execution of global product flows. Nico started his career as a Management Consultant and Project Lead for Miebach Consulting, where he headed up international projects across various industries, with a clear focus on supply chain strategy and optimization. In March 2020, Nico moved to Tokyo with his family. Outside of his work, he loves to explore cuisine and culture and is passionate about snowboarding, hiking and mountain biking.
Brenda O'Connor Juanas,
SVP,
UBS
Brenda is a Relationship Manager at UBS Financial Services where she is focused on the wealth management and lending needs of large North American families. She was previously at Credit Suisse Private Wealth Management in Toronto, where she was responsible for establishing and building out Credit Suisse’s private banking business in Canada in 2012. Brenda joined Credit Suisse in 2010 from Citi Private Bank in New York where she worked as an Investment Strategist for Ultra High Net Worth clients. Brenda was also a member of Citi Private Bank’s Research Committee. Brenda is a frequent contributor to Bloomberg, BNN Bloomberg and CNBC. She is also a panelist on Mornings with Maria on Fox Business. She has a Masters of Business Administration from Cornell University in New York and an Honours Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business in Ontario, Canada. Brenda is married with two young daughters and resides in Miami.
Kevin O'Meara,
EVP, Business Transformation,
Shaw Industries
Kevin O'Meara serves as the Executive Vice President for Business Transformation reporting to the CEO for Shaw Industries, a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Shaw Industries Group, Inc. In this role, Kevin has been tasked with looking at our end-to-end business and developing plans to grow the business and help develop an on-going business strategy. Prior to this assignment, Kevin led Shaw's Integrated Supply Chain, responsible for the end-to-end supply chain strategy and operations. Kevin is also the executive sponsor of SHAWVET, the Shaw Veterans employee resource group. Before joining Shaw, Kevin was the Senior Vice President of Operations for Interline Brands, a private equity owned MRO distributor. In 2015 the team sold the company to The Home Depot Company. Earlier in his career, Kevin served in various leadership positions in supply chain and operations for Whirlpool Corporation and Schneider Logistics. Kevin started his career as an officer in the United States Army where he served for 9.5 years. In the U.S. Army Kevin held various levels of leadership roles in both the Armor and the Quartermaster Corps. Kevin was an armor platoon leader in the 4th ID and he served as an aide de camp for the commanding general of the 800th MMC, VII Corps, Stuttgart Germany. Kevin also commanded a supply and logistics company for the 3r d Infantry Division in Schweinfurt, Germany and was the Operations Officer for the Port of Rotterdam during Desert Storm. Kevin graduated from Cornell University, received his MBA from The University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh and graduated from the General Management Program at Harvard Business School. Kevin has served on the Board of Directors for the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and served on the board of Lanehub, a transportation technology company which was sold to Transplace.
Steve Oldham,
CEO,
Captura
Steve Oldham is a prominent entrepreneur and carbon removal advocate. He currently serves as CEO of Captura where he is leading the commercialization of Direct Ocean Capture – a climate solution that combines innovative technology with the natural carbon removal powers of the ocean to remove CO2 from the atmosphere at scale. Steve’s career has focused on bringing ground-breaking technologies to market in a variety of domains, including robotics, aerospace, and climate. Steve was previously CEO of leading Direct Air Capture (DAC) company, Carbon Engineering, where he grew the company from ~15 to ~150 people, and established the partnership with Occidental that led to their acquisition of Carbon Engineering in November 2023.
Tim Perkins,
CEO,
Sourcifi
As an accomplished Supply Chain Executive, Tim has spent the better part of the last decade working with Fortune 500 companies along with growth stage transportation and 3PLs to find the top talent for their senior leadership roles as well as provide sourcing services to help serve their supply chain needs. Throughout his evolution from an Executive Search Professional to Chief Commercial Officer for a near $100M Transportation Start Up, now as CEO at Sourcifi he has built an extensive network within the supply chain and real estate sector. To this day Tim has 37,000+ Linkedin followers that are all within the supply chain industry. This ranks him in the top 1% in North America for supply chain connections. This large network of followers has allowed Tim to make a large impact in all facets of supply chain. Tim’s now been able maximize his connections to offer transportation and procurement solutions though his role at Sourcifi such as, FTL, LTL services through shipper partnerships, sourcing of trailers, power units, truck parking, 3PL, fulfillment, fuel cost savings solutions and warehouse space. To put numbers behind his achievements year over year, Tim has successfully billed, 2.6 million dollars in trailer sales, 11M in power unit sales, 6M in warehouse lease, 2M in robotics sales, 121 truck parking spaces, and has connected over 40M in revenue from carrier and brokerage partnerships. Combined with his 24 million dollars in salaries placed in his staffing career, Tim has now quickly became the go to person for all sourcing needs in supply chain.
Ivo Petkov,
Head Of Contracts Management,
Vale
I started my career in Procurement in 2014, passed through supplier management and was appointed Head of Vale Contracts Management department for the Middle East in 2021. Starting this year, I am responsible for establishing and leading a centralized contract management unit in the EME and APAC regions. My responsibilities include developing teams and processes from the ground up, while ensuring respect for human rights, sustainability, and operational excellence. As a goal-oriented supply chain professional with over 10 years of experience, I focus on sustaining revenue growth, enhancing profit margins, mitigating business risks, and creating an enduring competitive advantage. I advocate for supply chain digitization and automation of workflows. Additionally, I am passionate about developing resilient, high-performance teams, coaching, and mentoring.
Keller Rinaudo Cliffton,
CEO,
Zipline
Keller Rinaudo Cliffton is the co-founder and CEO of Zipline, the largest commercial autonomous system on Earth. With drone delivery operations in eight countries and more than 70 million commercial autonomous miles flown, the company is transforming access to healthcare, consumer products, and food. Customers rely on Zipline to save lives, reduce emissions and increase economic opportunity. Today, Zipline completes a commercial delivery every 70 seconds, serves more than 4,000 health facilities, and partners with companies such as Walmart, Toyota Tsusho, sweetgreen, GNC, OhioHealth, Cleveland Clinic, Intermountain Health, Pfizer, MultiCare Health System and many national governments. Zipline has raised ~$1b from private investors such as Sequoia, A16Z, Google Ventures, Valor and Fidelity. Before starting the company, Keller was a professional rock climber and built computers made of DNA and RNA as an undergraduate at Harvard.
Kristy Ryan,
COO,
Move For Hunger
Kristy is a Non-Profit C-Suite Execu�ve passionate about op�mizing opera�ons to propel Non-Profits further toward fulfilling their mission. Her current work centers on solving Food Insecurity in the US & Canada while equally reducing food waste. She is known as a high-impact, results-driven, an�-boring senior business management professional. She is also well-regarded as a shrewd strategist in developing sweeping business prac�ce reforms to address untapped, undervalued, and overlooked opportuni�es. As a calculated risk taker, she focuses on moving methods quickly in transforming ideas into ac�on; she is highly skilled in connec�ng complex and disparate informa�on into a dis�nct concept and a formidable plan of ac�on. Kristy has been a noteworthy leader in the Non-Profit space for over fi�een years. Driven by the desire to foster change for good, she takes pride in providing excep�onal leadership to her team. As the Chief Opera�ng Officer, Kristy accelerates her team's reach by being a thought partner and propelling professional development in her organiza�on. She holds a bachelor's degree in Sustainable Enterprise Leadership and Interna�onal Business and a Master's in Public Administra�on. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Sustainability Educa�on. She holds a SHRM-SCP creden�al, Advanced Cer�fied Non-Profit Professional cer�fica�on, Lean Sigma Yellow Belt, and numerous DEI & Leadership Cer�fica�ons. When she is not working, she spends �me with her husband, volunteering in the veteran community and honoring his 20 years of service. Mom of two daughters, she supports their growth and opportuni�es to engage in their communi�es and beyond for change through Girl Scouts and community service. Kristy lives a life with the purpose of service.
Ginés Sanchez Urrutia,
President,
PROMED
Ginés Sanchez Urrutia is currently the Chairman of the Board of Promed SA, a company specializing in the sale of medical devices to all the major hospitals and laboratories of Central America and the Spanish Caribbean. With offices in 8 countries and over 50 years of continuous operations, Promed has established itself as a leader in the field. In addition to his role at Promed, Ginés is also serving as the President of Vanguard Medical Logistics, a new venture that aims to serve the medical devices industry in Latin America. With his extensive experience and expertise, Ginés is committed to driving innovation and growth in the industry. Furthermore, Ginés holds the position of President at RFCA, a manufacturer of radiopharmaceutical tracers for Nuclear Medicine, covering Central America. Through RFCA, Ginés is dedicated to providing high-quality products and solutions to support the advancements in Nuclear Medicine. Ginés has a Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Panama and a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech.
Yikun Shao,
Head Of NA Supply Chain,
Alibaba.com
Yikun is the Head of Supply Chain for Alibaba's North America B2B business, where he develops strategy and builds platform-level solutions to empower businesses in the realms of international shipping, logistics, cross-border trade, and global expansion. Prior to joining Alibaba, Yikun served as a trade and business consultant at PwC, a global professional services leader, accumulating 15 years of diverse experience spanning its US, Japan, and China practices. Operating in both the US and Asia, Yikun advised numerous multinational corporations across an extensive spectrum of customs, trade, and supply chain intricacies. His focus was to develop cost efficient cross-border strategies and enhance global compliance. His clientele encompassed an array of industry sectors, ranging from technology, automotive, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, chemicals, industrial manufacturing, consumer electronics, to fashion and retail. Yikun possesses deep expertise and extensive experience within North America and the Asia-Pacific, particularly in supply chain and trade planning, while maintaining a broad comprehension of business and trade regulations in Europe and the rest of the globe. Yikun holds an MBA from Georgetown University, with a focus on international business and trade, and a bachelor's degree in economics and international trade from Shanghai International Studies University.
Adam Siegel,
Co-Founder,
Recurate
Adam Siegel is the Co-Founder of Recurate, a branded resale service that works with over 40 retailers and brands, including Michael Kors, Frye, Steve Madden, Mansur Gavriel, Clare V., and more. He was formerly the SVP of Innovation & Sustainability at the Retail Industry Leaders Association, where he facilitated collaborations on many pressing industry challenges, including the circular economy. He loves his young sons, Joe and Jake, and all things outdoors.
Kristen Siemen,
VP, Chief Sustainability Officer,
General Motors
Appointed to Chief Sustainability Officer in February 2021, Kristen Siemen helps to lead General Motors to a future with zero emissions as the company continues to take bold actions against climate change, including GM’s commitment to become carbon neutral in its global products and operations by 2040. Under Siemen’s leadership, GM has received numerous recognitions including JUST Capital’s MOST JUST Companies, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices Gold Class for Corporate Sustainability Leadership, and Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for demonstrating exceptional leadership and commitment to business integrity. Siemen began her career with GM in 1994 and served in a number of engineering and staff positions of increasing responsibilities. Since 2010, she has held senior leadership positions in several global engineering functions including Electrical Engineering, Thermal Engineering, Test and Validation, and Energy, Certification and Compliance. In addition to her accomplished technical career, Siemen is also passionate about promoting inclusion and gender equality. She was instrumental in creating GM’s career reentry program, “Take 2,” as well as the GM Women Ally Program and serves as GM’s key executive for the Society of Women Engineers. Since transitioning into her role as CSO, Siemen has garnered several individual recognitions for exemplary leadership, including Crain’s Notable Leaders in Sustainability, Future 50 Tech, and Sustainability Magazine’s Top 100 Women in Sustainability. Siemen serves on multiple sustainability advisory boards, and on the Oakland University School of Engineering & Computer Science Advisory Board, where she received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering.
Ricky Silver,
CEO,
Daily Harvest
Ricky Silver is the CEO of Daily Harvest, the company on a mission to improve human and planetary health by making it convenient to eat more sustainably grown, organic fruits and vegetables every day. Previously, Ricky was Daily Harvest’s President and Chief Supply Chain Officer, managing teams and work streams spanning new product development, food safety and quality, sourcing, manufacturing, and fulfillment operations. Prior to joining Daily Harvest, Ricky was the Director of Innovation at Vita Coco, the global-leader in ready-to-drink coconut water where he led the development of the brand’s portfolio diversification into new categories including coconut milk, coconut oil, sparkling waters and more. Ricky started his career at PepsiCo, where he leveraged his chemistry and food science backgrounds to manage multiple R&D platforms across the business. Ricky received his MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business and his Master’s in Chemistry from NYU. His passion for food stems from his years as a personal chef in Manhattan.
Nathan Silvernail,
Co-CEO & Co-Founder,
Plantd
Nathan is a highly accomplished entrepreneur and engineer with a passion for innovation. At SpaceX, he led the team that built the environmental controls and life support systems for astronauts aboard the Crew Dragon spacecraft. Nathan has also built launch vehicles, ground support equipment, and large composite structures. He made history by building the first payload fairing recovered from space and reused on a later mission. In addition to his work at SpaceX, Nathan founded a company that designed, built, and flew reduced gravity experiments onboard NASA's zero gravity simulation aircraft. He has received recognition for his work in the industry, including the Emerging Space Leaders Grant and the First Suborbital Research Flight with Virgin Galactic. Nathan holds an MS in Mechanical Engineering and BS in Aerospace Engineering from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
Brian Smiga,
Partner & Co-Founder,
Alpha Partners
Brian Smiga, a serial entrepreneur and seasoned marketer, is a Partner at Alpha. Brian also advises Pritzker Group Venture Capital on deal origination and relationships. Prior to Alpha Partners, Brian was the founder and CEO of Preclick, (sold to Smilebox), where he developed photo software licensed worldwide by HP, 3M, Sandisk, Walmart, Costco, CVS, and Walgreens. Prior to Preclick, Mr. Smiga was CEO at 3Path, an early Dropbox, an Intel and Goldman-Sachs backed startup, and the SVP of Marketing at 1ClickCharge, an early Bolt, where his product launch resulted in a sale of the company to CMGi. Since first working with Mr. Brotman at 1ClickCharge, Mr. Smiga advised Brotman-backed portfolio companies: Altruik, Headliner, Knovel, and Mobile Commons. In the 1990s, Mr. Smiga began his career as a developer at Booz & Co, and in Silicon Valley was the founder of Portfolio Software and Actioneer, where he co-authored six collaboration software patents and licensed top-rated software to Apple, IBM, Lotus, Microsoft, AOL, 3Com, Acco, and others. Brian received a BA in Liberal Arts from Swarthmore College, and a Masters of Philosophy in Literature from Trinity College, University of Dublin, Ireland. Brian is the founder of TEDxAsburyPark, the top-ranked TEDx conference on the US east coast, and a board member of the Roothbert Fund, a scholarship grant program for graduate students whose daily actions are guided by spirituality.
Kendra Tanner,
CEO & President,
Allstates WorldCargo
Kendra is the President and CEO of Allstates WorldCargo. She is a professional with over thirty-six years of experience in the transportation industry. Kendra began her transportation career with Consolidated Freightways in 1988 and worked in various sales, operations, and management positions until 2000. She transitioned from an asset-based LTL company to a freight forwarding company, EXEL Global Logistics (nka DHL), and joined the Allstates WorldCargo team in 2002. Kendra leads the Allstates WorldCargo team towards accomplishing the company’s strategic planning and growth initiatives. She has an MBA Degree in Business Management from Chancellor University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from Jacksonville University. She is active in her community and participates in industry organizations as a member and board member of the Airforwarders Association. Kendra was named one of the 2024 Top CEOs in the Middle Market by Grady Campbell Inc. The Top CEOs in the Middle MarketTM Award honors exceptional CEOs who skillfully balance strategic vision and analytical expertise, lead with inspiration, and remain steadfastly focused on creating value and driving long-term growth for PE portfolio companies. Winning CEOs were selected based on their expertise and experience, their capacity to provide inspirational leadership, and their record of creating significant value within the industry.
Deepak Telang,
VP, Supply Chain,
Mattel
Proven talent for aligning business strategy and objectives with established business development and operations management paradigms to achieve maximum operational impacts with minimum resource expenditures. Seasoned supply chain executive and growth-focused thought leader and strategist with three decades of experience in Toy industry, leading diverse teams in five countries, spanning eleven distinct roles in operations, engineering, product/process design and cost analysis. Exceptionally dedicated professional with keen interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills, as well as a twin track record of piloting projects and ensuring stellar results.
Scott Theriot,
General Manager, Supply Chain Services,
Danos
Scott has over 20 years of experience in the energy industry supporting major international operating companies in the Gulf of Mexico. Since 2002, Scott has been leading supply chain transformations with customers by managing day-to-day materials management, allowing customers to focus on high-level initiatives. In 2017, Scott earned a master’s degree in supply chain management while managing and coordinating the development of a greenfield warehouse for an LNG plant. In 2020, Scott partnered with other subject matter experts (SMEs) in supply chain to develop and implement Danos’s intelligent integrated materials solutions division, i2ms. i2ms utilizes people, processes, and technology to provide an end-to-end materials solution to clients. His past supply chain experience and partnerships give him a unique insight into providing a true, outsourced materials solution to all asset-intensive industries.
Kenji Togasaki,
SVP,
IINO LINES
25 years of experience in ocean shipping, both commercial and administration.Tanker chartering/operation, ship finance, management accounting and strategy planning. Now in charge of innovation and business development at IINO LINES, New York.
Martin Toscano,
President,
Evonik Industries
Martin joined in 1997 Degussa Argentina in a sale and applied technology role. In 1999, he transferred to Frankfurt, Germany and became part of the global sales, marketing and applied technology team, and where he was part of the global sales and applied technology team, various strategic global projects, and a global key account role. He relocated to Mexico in 2006 as Regional Sales, Technical Services and Operations Manager & Global Key Account Manager. From 2009 to 2012, he was Director of Sales & Technical Services in Kennesaw, GA as part of the Animal Nutrition business in North America. In 2012, he became Vice President Animal Nutrition Latin America in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and in 2015, Vice President and Regional Head of Nutrition & Care for Latin America. Since July 2017, Martin is President & General Manager of Evonik Industries in Mexico, and additionally, since 2020, General Manager of the Business Line Active Oxygens in Mexico for Latin America. Additionally, Martin is advisory board member for the Mexican Chemical Association, the German/Mexican Chamber of Commerce as well as independent board member of several companies.
Are Traasdahl,
CEO & Founder,
Crisp
Founder and CEO of Crisp, Are Traasdahl has more than 20 years of experience in mobile and digital technology. Prior to Crisp, Are was the Founder & CEO of Tapad Inc. In 2016, Telenor Group acquired Tapad for $360M, making it the fifth largest venture-backed M&A exit in New York since 2009. Prior to Tapad, he founded Thumbplay, a mobile entertainment service that he grew to more than $100M in revenue in less than 3 years before he exited the company. The company, later acquired by Clear Channel, is now called iHeartRadio. Traasdahl is a frequent contributor for outlets such as CNBC and Bloomberg News, and he has been featured in Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, Ad Age and other major news publications.
Jeffrey Tucker,
CEO,
Tucker Company Worldwide
As third-generation owner, Jeff leads Tucker Company Worldwide, the nation’s oldest privately held freight brokerage. Jeff’s leadership positions include: Past Board Chair, Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA); Past Committee Chair, TIA’s “Carrier Selection Framework” which provides guidance on selection of safe motor carriers; current board member and Chair of the National Industrial Transportation League’s Highway Transportation Committee; current Co-Chair of the Health & Personal Care Logistics Council’s Service Provider Council; current Co-Chair of the Bio Supply Management Alliance’s Transportation and Logistics Committee.
Thiago Veiga,
Global VP, Digital Core And CIO End-to-End Value Chain,
Mars Snacking
Thiago Veiga holds the position of Global Vice-President, Digital Core at the Snacking division of Mars Inc. In this role he’s accountable for the digital and technology agenda for End-to-End Supply Chain worldwide. His previous experiences include regional CIO roles and leadership of large scale, global digital transformations
Mihir Wagh,
SVP, GSC Manufacturing & Logistics,
Aristocrat Gaming
Mihir Wagh serves as the Senior Vice President of Global Supply Chain Manufacturing & Logistics for Aristocrat Gaming, an industry-leading global gaming content and technology company. Mihir is responsible for ensuring the company delivers its products to customers across the world through its integration centers in Tulsa, Las Vegas, Barcelona, and beyond. Additionally, Mihir oversees the global logistics team to ensure customers receive orders on time. Since joining Aristocrat in 2017, Mihir has held several roles in Operations, where he has developed high- performing teams empowered to adapt to the ever- changing supply chain climate while delivering customer satisfaction through speed of execution and quality. Mihir spent more than a decade in Michigan where he gained an extensive background in operational and supply chain solutions for global automotive and premier technology brands. Mihir holds a Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering and Lean Operations Management from Wayne State University, and a Bachelor's in Engineering and Production from the University of Mumbai. When not working, Mihir can be found enjoying the outdoors—from RVing with his family to hitting the green for a round of golf (this year’s goal is to break 100). He’s also an avid sports enthusiast, especially when it comes to the Detroit Lions and University of Michigan. Mihir is also actively involved in community organizations like Goodie 2 Shoes and is often one of the first to sign up for an Aristocrat Cares volunteer opportunity.
William Wappler,
CEO,
Surgere
William Wappler is a visionary in technology, innovation, and AI. William’s focus is on managing the rapid growth of Surgere, while supporting a strong organizational culture and exemplifying our core values. He has over 20 years of experience in directing and executing technology strategy and financial growth for global Fortune 500 companies. Previously, William was President of a leading software company in California, where he led the business in automating production control. William earned a combined degree from the University of Illinois and Illinois State and holds an MBA from Northwestern University.
Joe Weilgus,
CEO,
New Legacy
Joe Weilgus is the CEO and Founder of New Legacy Group and its associated funds. With over 23 years of experience in the financial sector, Mr. Weilgus has a focused approach to investing in early seed, venture, and growth spaces with particular interest in mobility, logistics, deep tech, and fintech. Mr. Weilgus founded Project Sunshine, a multi-national children’s nonprofit organization, in 1998. He currently serves as Chairman. He is also an active member of the Young Presidents Organization. Mr. Weilgus previously served as President of Geller Holdings, LLC and Managing Director, Client Relations at Geller & Co. Prior to joining Geller, Mr. Weilgus was Director of Client Relations at American Express Tax and Business Services. He started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the audit practice, where he earned his CPA. He earned a B.S. in Accounting from Yeshiva University.
Tim Weiss,
CEO & Co-Founder,
Optera
As the leader of Optera, Tim has helped shape how many of the largest companies in the world address climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions across their supply chain, operations, and products. He has spearheaded thought-leading work on corporate climate action with the World Economic Forum and Fortune 500 companies across many industries. Prior to Optera, Tim worked for AES Distributed Energy and Uncharted.
Peter Wells,
CEO,
Temperpack
Peter Wells is CEO of TemperPack, a leading developer of sustainable packaging technologies. Peter previously served as CEO of Smart Wires and of General Electric's Onshore Wind Energy division in Europe. With over two decades of global experience in the sustainability sector, he has been successfully leading organizations at the forefront of innovation and the adoption of new technologies. Peter is passionate about building teams, helping customers win, and striving for big ambitious goals.
Dave Wheeler,
Chief Operating Officer,
New Balance
Dave Wheeler, Chief Operating Officer, is responsible for the company’s end-to-end supply chain operations including demand and supply planning, strategic sourcing, manufacturing, quality assurance, product development, global distribution/warehousing and global facilities, ensuring delivery of millions of athletic shoes and apparel that are produced domestically and sourced from more than 14 countries globally. Prior to joining New Balance in 2017, Dave led Global Supply Chain and Fleet Management at Cintas Corporation with responsibility for the company’s integrated global supply chain and private truck fleet. Previously, he was at Union Pacific and the U.S. Department of Defense. Dave is passionate about growing and sustaining New Balance’s culture of purpose, a reflection of the global company’s core values of integrity, teamwork and total customer satisfaction. Dave earned a B.S.E.E. from Merrimack College and an M.B.A. from Miami University in Supply Chain Management and Finance. He resides in the Boston area with his wife of 34 years and two daughters.
Wesley Williams,
VP Of Supply Chain,
Daily Harvest
Wesley is the Head of Logistics at Daily Harvest, overseeing warehousing, distribution, fulfillment, inventory control, transportation, and parcel delivery. With over 10 years of experience in leading supply chain functions and consulting, his expertise lies in navigating complex supply chains in the food products industry. A veteran of the startup world, he has joined multiple early-stage ventures, wearing various operational hats and leading product teams. He holds a degree from Illinois State University and resides in Chicago with his wife and three children.
Jackie Wu,
CEO & Co-Founder,
Corvus Robotics
Jackie is the CEO and Co-founder of Corvus Robotics. He has visited warehouses in four continents, and observed supply chain checks inventory the same way globally. Through grad school for robotics, he realized several converging technologies in AI, autonomy, and computer vision could be combined with hardware manufacturing to transform inventory visibility around the world.
Mike Zayonc,
Co-Founder,
Kodif
Mike is a serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist based in Silicon Valley. Nowadays Mike serves as a full-time Co-Founder at Kodif, the most automated AI platform for customer support. Additionally, Mike Founded Plug and Play's Supply Chain's $25.5M Supply Chain Fund and still serves as a Partner in this fund.
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Exotec® builds elegant goods-to-person warehouse robotic solutions for the world's largest brands. The company combines the best of hardware and software to offer flexible warehouse systems that drive operational efficiency, add resiliency, and improve working conditions for warehouse operators. 30+ industry-leading brands including Carrefour, Decathlon, Gap Inc., and UNIQLO trust Exotec to improve their operations and profitably navigate rapid shifts in business models and customer expectations.
Ocado Intelligent Automation (OIA) is a global technology developer and operator delivering the world’s most advanced fulfillment operations software, hardware and processes at scale. OIA brings Ocado’s battle-hardened, industry-leading automation solutions to applications beyond our roots in online grocery.
AtoB is revolutionizing the trucking industry by addressing the unique needs of small and mid-sized fleets. In an industry dominated by legacy players, AtoB identified a significant pain point: fuel management. From mitigating fraud with real-time payments to exploring the transition to electric vehicles, AtoB is constantly innovating to help customers thrive in an ever-evolving landscape. Founded in 2020, AtoB’s groundbreaking fintech payments platform provides drivers and fleet operators with easy-to-use financial products such as no hidden fees, instant direct-deposit payroll, and access to bank accounts and savings tools in order to provide ease on the road and network efficiencies.
Big Joe Forklifts is a leading North American material handling brand founded in 1951 in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. It is well known for its innovative products and exemplary aftermarket support. Big Joe pioneered the Class III “walk-behind” lift truck market segment and continues to have the broadest portfolio of powered walk-behind lift trucks in North America.
BoxC is an e-commerce logistics management platform built and designed for e-commerce in a globalized world. We provide all the tools for logistics management in a single platform for global e-commerce, eliminating the limitations of traditional shipping and logistics solutions. Enabling all companies in the supply chain to ship directly to the consumer from airlines to freight forwarders to e-commerce retailers. Our customers are airlines, freight forwarders, postal operators, parcel carriers and large e-commerce retailers launching their own innovative cross-border package delivery services and competing directly with traditional couriers and express carriers.
The Corvus One drone system provides a unique, fully-autonomous solution for warehouses to perform inventory counts. The drone self-flies to scan barcodes, providing location & SKU data to compare against WMS/ERP entries. Because Corvus One has autonomous land and recharge, Corvus systems can fly after-hours to check inventory, allowing warehouses to eliminate labor waste while improving inventory accuracy -- lowering operating costs and creating significant savings from inventory stockouts and year-end counts.
Locus Robotics is the world’s leading enterprise-level, warehouse automation solution, incorporating powerful and intelligent, AI-driven autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) that operate collaboratively with human workers to dramatically improve product movement and productivity 2–3X. Supporting more than 150+ of the world’s top brands and deployed at 300+ sites around the world, Locus Robotics enables retailers, 3PLs and specialty warehouses to efficiently meet and exceed the increasingly complex and demanding requirements of today’s fulfillment environments.
OSM Worldwide is a nationwide eCommerce and direct-to-consumer (DTC) parcel shipper, delivering 98% of all shipments in 2-5 days. With a customized approach to onboarding, processing and delivery, we provide more to our customers than shipping services; we provide partnership. OSM Worldwide redefines industry standards through high-quality solutions, reliable delivery, fair pricing and shipping results. For more information, visit www.osmworldwide.com.
Argents is a fully licensed, insured and certified international Logistics provider and U.S. Customs House Broker with over 45 years of experience. We offer a full suite of import, export and domestic freight services as well as over 450,000 SQFT of warehouse space to serve our distribution clients. Our fulfillment and distribution teams help to ship out thousands of orders everyday to both retailers and consumers alike.
Trusted by 10% of the top US 100 shippers, BlueCargo's software streamlines freight audits for shippers, logistics, and drayage companies. We empower you to identify and reduce freight fees across your entire container movement, from and back to the Ports. Our award-winning Dispute Tracker solution tackles detention and demurrage, saving you time and money throughout your supply chain.
Cart.com is the leading provider of unified commerce and logistics solutions that enable B2C and B2B companies as well as public sector agencies to sell and fulfill wherever their customers are. The company’s enterprise-grade software, services and logistics infrastructure, including its own network of fulfillment and distribution centers, are used by some of the world’s most beloved brands and most complex organizations to unify commerce operations across channels and drive more efficient growth.
DAT Freight & Analytics operates both the largest truckload freight marketplace and truckload freight data analytics service in North America. Shippers, transportation brokers, carriers, news organizations, and industry analysts rely on DAT for market trends and data insights based on more than 400 million annual freight matches, and a database of $150 billion in annual freight market transactions. Founded in 1978, DAT is a business unit of Roper Technologies (Nasdaq: ROP), a constituent of the Nasdaq 100, S&P 500, and Fortune 1000. DAT is headquartered in Beaverton, Ore. Visit dat.com for more information
Enveyo is the leading provider of logistics data management, visibility, and shipping optimization software, helping 3PLs and shippers of all sizes move their logistics forward through data-driven technology. From shipment analytics and automated carrier selection to post-purchase delivery experience management and freight auditing, Enveyo is the only suite deploying solutions across the logistics lifecycle. Powered by a robust, enterprise data management platform, Enveyo Insights, Modeling, Cloudroute, Alerting, and Audit solutions enable organizations to make business-transforming shipping decisions. To learn more about how Enveyo moves logistics forward, visit enveyo.com.
Gather AI helps warehouses decrease their inventory monitoring costs with AI-enabled insights collected by a fleet of autonomous drones.
Gebrüder Weiss, a global freight forwarder specializing in road transport, air, sea freight, and logistics, is the world's oldest transport company with a history spanning over 500 years. The family-owned business employs more than 8,600 people worldwide and operates 180 company-owned locations. In North America, it has headquarters in Chicago and offices in Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, El Paso, Houston, Laredo, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver. The company’s focus on superior customer service offers customized solutions with a single point of contact, ensuring reliable and economical services for its clients.
Greenscreens.ai’s dynamic pricing infrastructure built to grow and protect margins. The Greenscreens.ai solution combines both aggregated market data and customer data with advanced machine learning techniques to deliver short-term predictive freight market pricing specific to a company’s individual buy and sell behavior.
Supply chains are growing more complex by the day. Körber uniquely provides a broad range of proven end-to-end solutions tailored to help manage the supply chain as a competitive advantage. Fitting any business size, strategy or industry, our customers conquer the complexity of the supply chain thanks to our portfolio of software, voice, and robotics solutions – plus the expertise to tie it all together. Conquer supply chain complexity, with Körber.
Loop is the leading post-purchase platform optimizing returns, exchanges, and reverse logistics for 3,500 of the world's most-loved brands. Through innovative features like Workflows, Instant Exchanges, Shop Now, and Bonus Credit, Loop helps brands unlock cost savings, increase customer lifetime value, and retain more revenue. Loop has processed over 40 million returns and counting. Learn more at www.loopreturns.com
Orderful is the modern EDI platform enabling users to connect once and trade with any partner without additional custom work. Orderful's ability to digitize trading guidelines reduces errors by automatically transforming and validating data against real-time trading guidelines. With an average onboarding time of just 9 days, Orderful is the fastest way to trade EDI.
ProShip’s suite of leading multi-carrier shipping software solutions empower businesses of all sizes to simplify parcel and LTL workflows, automate shipping tasks, and take complete control of their shipping strategy. As a premier logistics technology provider exclusively dedicated to shipping software solutions, ProShip is committed to delivering powerful shipping software today and into the future. Trusted by leading brands, ProShip is the last shipping software you'll ever need. Visit www.proshipinc.com to learn more.
Robust.AI has created a novel form of mobile robot that allows for seamless collaboration with people across picking, putaway, value added services, and sortation. Through a human-centric design and AI powered workflows, Robust.AI’s Carter robots can be rapidly deployed, providing customers with a day-1 ROI.
Slamcore is an embedded software company providing real-time, vision-based location, mapping and perception solutions. Combining visual-SLAM technology, sensor fusion and AI, Slamcore’s SDK provides a Spatial Intelligence foundation on which to build, enhance and enable products for a wide range of applications and industries. Slamcore’s first dedicated product for Industrial Automation and Material Handling, ‘Slamcore Aware’ seamlessly integrates into new and existing products, enabling redundancy, and increasing robustness and precision, by providing real-time positioning for manual forklifts. Slamcore’s advanced AI enables customers to improve operational safety and efficiency by detecting and tracking people, other vehicles and assets in the surroundings.
Zero Down Supply Chain Solutions provides a Transportation Spend Management System specializing in Freight Audit and Payment services through our proprietary technology, FreightOptics. It empowers businesses with actionable intelligence through advanced analytics, streamlined carrier negotiations, precise freight auditing, and a fully equipped Transportation Management System (TMS). It is designed for scalability and enables efficient logistics management across various shipping modes, improving cost-effectiveness and operational resilience.
AutoScheduler.AI orchestrates warehouse activities directly on top of your WMS, optimizing operations for peak performance. Developed alongside industry leaders like P&G and successfully deployed at prominent companies such as Pepsi, Kellanova, and Unilever, our AI and Machine Learning platform seamlessly integrates with your existing systems. Focused on labor planning, inventory workflow, human-robotics interaction, and space utilization, we streamline operations, reducing travel and inventory handling while maximizing OTIF rates and labor efficiency. With prescriptive analytics driving insights, our clients harness the power to enhance efficiencies and generate value across their supply chains. Reach out to us at info@autoscheduler.ai for more information.
Fast Forward Fulfillment Davinci is more than an e-commerce solution. It’s a partnership to maximize your growth. We combine infrastructure, experience, and technology to move brands forward faster across all digital sales channels. We Capture the Big Picture Our AI-powered technology helps you quickly capitalize on opportunities by: ● Identifying top-performing products and strategically placing inventory. ● Curating product assortments for sales channels. ● Delivering end-to-end solutions for merchandising.
Denim is a tech-forward freight factoring partner who helps brokers and fleets maximize cash flow potential and streamline back-office operations with its trusted, flexible factoring solutions.
K. Hartwall is a family-owned company founded 90 years ago in Söderkulla, Finland with local headquarters in Chicago, IL. Today, we create logistics efficiency by delivering innovative solutions, including returnable load carriers, tugger trains, and autonomous mobile robots. We serve our customers on all five continents and in more than 65 countries. At K. Hartwall, we strive to create future-fit logistics solutions that meet the needs of our customers and bolster development in their industries. Over the years, we have specialized in smart logistics solutions for the retail, postal and parcel, and automotive industries.
Ampcontrol is the leading AI-powered software for electric fleets. Fleet operators use Ampcontrol to reduce EV charger downtime and electric fueling costs. The software connects to EV charging hardware and vehicle telematics to make real-time decisions and provide detailed monitoring tools to fleet operators. Benefits of using Ampcontrol include on-time fleet departures, low peak power demand, energy cost reductions, fully charged vehicles, and more. Ampcontrol’s API-based platform allows for easy and seamless compatibility with other existing software systems. Ampcontrol is currently deployed in the US, Europe, LATAM and Africa. To learn more, reach out to contact@ampcontrol.io
Conduit makes all-in-one dock and yard software for warehouses. Combining dock scheduling, driver check-in, yard management, document storage, analytics, and more, Conduit provides everything a warehouse needs to reach peak efficiency. Start a free trial today at helloconduit.com!
The global perishable supply chain is complex with many handoff points. Copeland's in-transit monitoring technologies, coupled with our cold chain expertise, help you monitor assets on the go. Our expertise and advanced solutions, ranging from single-use data loggers to sophisticated real-time tracking systems, provide comprehensive visibility into cargo shipments throughout their journey. To help ensure the quality and safety of perishables and high-value products in-transit, we provide the actionable data you need to streamline your supply chain, maximize perishable freshness, and make critical business decisions.
The CustomsCity Platform is a modern Customs Compliance platform/ API for eManifest and trade declaration entry filing. The platform serves several customer segments including; customs brokers, freight forwarders, CFS warehouses, shippers, air carriers, ocean carriers, and highway carriers.
Happyrobot is "ChatGPT" on the phone for logistics enterprises. A human-like conversational AI that speaks on the phone and can deal with transactional phone calls such as check calls, load updates, payment status and even negotiation of loads. We're already automating thousands of calls per day for carriers and freight brokers like Circle Logistics, where we've trained an LLM to handle Carrier Sales.
From EDI outsourcing to API integration solutions, Kleinschmidt keeps your electronic commerce running every step of the way with solutions that are as unique as your business. We support X12, API with JSON and XML payloads, as well as any other data transformation or translation you might require.
Lean Solutions Group is a nearshore service provider that has partnered with over 600 US-based companies to establish their satellite office in Latin America and the Philippines. Our service offerings, include staffing, technology, marketing, sales, and Business Process Outsourcing services. By leveraging the right talent, culture, and price with Lean, businesses can lower operational costs and drive business growth.
Ndustrial provides software and services to help the $60B industrial market combat inflation and climate change by optimizing Energy Intensity — the crucial metric of energy, emissions and cost required for one unit of production. By uniting production data with energy usage for some of the most complex, energy-guzzling operations in the world, Ndustrial’s AI-powered solutions enable smarter energy decisions in real time. The company has helped customers like Lineage, ABB and W.L. Gore (makers of Gore-Tex) avoid over $100M in energy spend to date. Learn more at ndustrial.io.
PortPro is an innovative technology company that keeps the drayage industry moving efficiently with its operating platform built for drayage trucking companies, brokerages, and those that do both. Our flagship TMS platform streamlines order entry, dispatch management, container tracking, communication, appointment-setting, accounts receivable, accounts payable, reporting, AI-driven insights, and more for our customers - who can then provide full transparency and better service to their customers. Visit www.portpro.io for more information and to schedule a demo.
Level Up Your Logistics Saddle Creek helps retailers and brands excel in a competitive marketplace. Whether you’re selling B2B or D2C, we’ll custom engineer a warehousing and fulfillment solution that delivers an outstanding customer experience. Our nationwide distribution network, advanced processes, and robust technologies drive peak performance and scale for growth. Learn more: www.sclogistics.com/manifest
Setlog’s software enables transparent global supply chain operations by offering a neutral cloud-based ecosystem. We provide end-to-end visibility and traceability on a platform combining data, documentation and communication for sourcing, buying & logistics. Our offering includes ESG solutions for holistic supply chain management.
Founded in 2013, Shippo is the leading shipping platform for modern e-commerce. More than 100,000 businesses, including top brands, e-commerce platforms, marketplaces, and 3PLs, trust Shippo to streamline the complexities of shipping and fuel growth. With Shippo’s platform, businesses of all sizes can access 40+ global carriers, get real-time shipping rates, print labels, automate international paperwork, track packages, facilitate returns, and more. To learn more, visit goshippo.com.
Pioneering Zero-Code Transformation. UCBOS, Inc. (“You See Boss”) is a visionary No-Code Software company based in the USA, dedicated to revolutionizing how enterprises approach digital transformation. As the creator of the world’s only TRUE “ZERO CODE” platform, we are setting new standards in operational excellence and business agility. Our mission is clear: to empower organizations to achieve strategic solutions 10x Faster through technological innovation, while circumventing the complexities that are associated with digital transformation.
UNEX is the trusted industry leader in Smart Space Solutions That Transform the Supply Chain. UNEX offers a full range of storage and conveyor solutions, including their patented carton flow solution SpanTrack, a full line of Gravity Conveyor products, and UNEX FlowCell for durable, modular, and portable storage in manufacturing operations. For order fulfillment efficiency, UNEX offers SpeedCell, dynamic, high-density storage. Using an extensive distribution channel, UNEX ensures local support is available for every customer - no matter the location - exceeding customer expectations through continuous improvement, customer service, and empowered employees.
The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) is the unified voice of the seaport industry in the Americas, representing more than 130 public port authorities in the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean, and Latin America. For more than a century, AAPA has empowered port authorities and their maritime industry partners to serve global customers and create economic and social value for their communities. Our advocacy, resources, and events are unmatched. Today, AAPA continues to promote the common interests of the port community, and provides critical industry leadership on security, trade, transportation, infrastructure, and other issues related to port development and operations.
American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) uses the power of coordinated, compassionate logistics to save lives, remove roadblocks and reduce suffering for disaster survivors and communities in need. We connect humanitarian organizations with the donated logistics services, equipment and visibility they need most so that critical items like food, water, and medical supplies can reach disaster sites more quickly – and recovery can begin sooner.
connect2posts is the entry point into the postal, parcel, and logistics ecosystem. We connect startups to the postal, parcel, and logistics industry. c2p allows startups to present their solutions to the industry, to better understand the industry’s needs, and to ideally enter into cooperations, conclude contracts, or secure investments.
Since 2010, CS Recruiting has been the go-to recruiting firm for recruiting top talent within Supply Chain, Transportation, and Logistics. We offer Recruiting and Talent Advisory Services for the Logistics, Transportation, and Supply Chain industry and partner with 3PLs, Asset Providers, Manufacturers/Distributors and industry specific partners offering technology, equipment, or consulting services. Our niche expertise, market knowledge, and talent network support searches for all levels and functions within the Supply Chain. We pride ourselves on developing long-lasting relationships blending our industry wisdom, data insights and a dash of human-centered leadership to bring some clarity to the talent strategy puzzle.
SupplyChainBrain, today’s most comprehensive supply chain management information resource, is accessed year round through a wide range of ever evolving multi-media formats by hundreds of thousands of the world’s most influential supply chain executives. In addition to addressing the fundamental principles of supply-chain management, SupplyChainBrain identifies the latest news, emerging trends, technologies and best practices, forward thinking ideas and cutting-edge solutions - and continues to write and report about these as they evolve and mature.
Thetius is a research firm that helps maritime industry leaders make strategic technology decisions. Our mission is to provide industry operators, technology suppliers and investors with the insight they need to make decisions quickly and with confidence. Our vision is to become the research partner of choice for organisations using emerging technology to enable safer, more sustainable and more profitable maritime operations.
ThinkFreight is a media company that caters to freight enthusiasts of all backgrounds. Whether you're a freight broker, truck driver, industry executive, or tech enthusiast, we provide easily digestible freight news and insights delivered through our three-weekly newsletters every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Our podcast aims to share the stories of founders, executives, and high-performing salespeople, helping you build the success you want in freight. Subscribe at ThinkFreight.io
TIA provides leadership and direction for the 3PL industry and professionals to advance professional standards and business practices, to include the overall image and credibility of the profession and its ultimate contribution to society. TIA serves more than 1,850 third-party logistics members and helps them better manage their companies for growth and profitability. No other association provides more ways for third-party logistics professionals to grow, connect and to protect their business.
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