Global Risk Management and Supplier Visibility

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Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Time: 2:00pm EDT / 1:00pm CDT / 11:00am Pacific

How do you minimize risk across your global supply chain? Are you prepared for the known (shipping delays, missed deadlines, seasonal swings), the unknown (weather, political unrest, events like the apparel facility collapse in Bangladesh), and the frightening (competitive buyouts, recalls, etc.)?

Who is responsible? Who is accountable? Could we avoid it? Could we be faster? Come learn the top 5 best practices to avoid risk pitfalls. We'll discuss lessons learned, best practices, regulatory concerns, and emerging trends that maximize visibility and minimize risk in your supply chain.

Our Speakers:

Narayan Laksham Narayan Laksham - Ultriva Founder and CEO
Representing Ultriva will be Narayan Laksham, CEO. Since founding Ultriva, he has been committed to helping manufacturing companies collaborate with suppliers and gain true supply chain visibility. He is also a co-inventor of the "Inventory Optimization Tool," that can identify parts best suited for Kanban replenishment and estimate the potential savings. IOT helps customers to size the Kanban by computing the usage, safety stock and lot size. During the last decade, he has visited over 150 manufacturing facilities worldwide to strategize on End to End Pull processes. He is the author of several articles including "When Push Comes to Pull, Kanban Wins". 

Stephanie Miles Stephanie Miles - Senior Vice President of Commercial Services, Amber Road
Stephanie Miles leads Amber Road's global support team for the company's global trade management solutions as well as the on-demand professional services team.

Prior to joining Amber Road, Stephanie ran the supply chain visibility company, BridgePoint, for 7 years as a first tier subsidiary of CSX. While at BridgePoint, she held the positions of Senior Vice President and General Manager, and also served as a Board Member. Stephanie entered the supply chain management industry in 1992, where she held numerous positions including product and project management, and Manager of Government Programs.

She holds a degree in mathematics from Pennsylvania State University. She is a member of the National Defense Transportation Association and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.

David Riffel David Riffel - Solution Consulting Director, TAKE Supply Chain
Mr. Riffel has more than 24 years of high-tech supply chain industry experience across various functions including Manufacturing, Distribution, Logistics, Finance, IT, and Sales. David's unique expertise includes global distribution from China-based manufacturing partners and regional outsourced distribution. He has hosted webinars on topics including leveraging procurement, collaboration and building a mobile supply chain. David holds BBA and MBA degrees from the University of Texas at Austin, and currently lives in Loveland, Colorado. 

Dean Ocampo Dean Ocampo - Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Elementum
Dean Ocampo serves as a Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Elementum, leading the go-to-market strategy for the Exposure risk management application. Dean has helped companies build their security, compliance, and risk programs while serving in product marketing, product management, and consulting roles at high tech and Internet security companies—including Agiliance, SafeNet, Imperva, and Check Point Software. Dean holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Bachelor of Music from Northwestern University. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). 

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