Risk Management, Part II: Are You Ready for Anything?

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Date: Thursday, July 24, 2014
Time: 2:00pm EDT / 1:00pm CDT / 11:00am Pacific

Tsunami. Hurricane. Factory collapse. Global strife. Political unrest. Conflict minerals. Stolen IP. Lost and delayed deliveries.

If those words don't scare you into reviewing your risk management practices, we don't know what will. Not just reviewing your risk management plan, but strengthening it. And, if you don't have one, you'd better get one and implement it.

How do you create a good risk management plan? And how do you implement it? No longer is it acceptable to have a manual gathering dust in some manager's office. By the time you find it, it's probably too late. Join us to learn what to do.

Our Speakers:

Joe Goodman Joe Goodman - Director of Solutions Consulting, Sparta Systems
Joe Goodman, Director of Solutions Consulting at Sparta Systems, leads the effort to strategically partner with our clients and prospects to find the solution that best fits their business need.  Joe is recognized as a thought leader in the fields of quality systems, regulatory compliance and the implementation of enterprise software across the life sciences industry.  Prior to joining Sparta Systems Joe spent more than 7 years at Merrill Lynch as a Six Sigma Black Belt.  He owes much of his penchant for process and solution design to his time spent in that role.  It has served as a perfect launching pad into the world of enterprise quality systems.

Joe Miele John Miele - Director of Solution Strategy – Americas, Barloworld Supply Chain Software

John is Barloworld USA's subject matter expert for supply chain network & multi-echelon inventory optimization.

His primary responsibilities include sales support, project management, solution development, and implementation. John possesses over 13 years of experience in supply chain modeling and optimization where he has completed more than 80 studies for over 65 different companies representing numerous industries. John holds bachelor's (logistics) and MBA degrees from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI.

David Charpie David Charpie - Vice President & General Manager of the Knowledge Network and Supplier InfoNet Initiatives – SAP

David Charpie is Vice President & General Manager of the Knowledge Network and Supplier InfoNet Initiatives for SAP.  In this role, he is responsible for identifying, developing, and implementing new content-enabled solutions that will exponentially expand the collective intelligence of Ariba Network participants.

Prior to joining SAP, Mr. Charpie spent more than 15 years creating and leading new business start-ups for D&B, Open Ratings, RCG HealthCare Consulting (a Partners Healthcare initiative), and Healthcare Market Research (a joint venture between CVS and Pfizer) – four leading information services companies. While leading these firms, Mr. Charpie designed and launched several first-of-a-kind solutions focused on supplier and supply chain risk identification and management, as well as developing the initial strategy and structure for the UN/SPSC commodity coding system, the international standard for trade.

Mr. Charpie holds a BS and MS in Nuclear Engineering from MIT, and a MS in Management from the Sloan School of Management at MIT. He is a member of the Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Xi, and Alpha Nu Sigma honor societies.

Eric Dowdell Eric Dowdell - Managing Director Supply Management Solutions team – D&B

Eric Dowdell is a Managing Director within D&B's global product organization and the leader of its Supply Management Solutions team. His team leverages D&B's global database of over 230 million businesses to develop solutions that help customers strategically manage supply chain risk. Eric has led the transformation of this unit into one of the fastest growing businesses at D&B by matching innovation in content delivery, analytics and visualization tools to the market trends his team closely monitors. He draws on more than 10 years experience in strategy, finance, sales and marketing. Eric has a BA in economics from Wake Forest University and a MBA from Duke's Fuqua School of Business.

Thanks to our sponsors:

Sparta Systems BarlowWorld Ariba
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