June 18 - 20, 2019
Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
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Our 2017 Speakers
IBM Procurement Solutions - Watson Supply Chain
Procurement Manager, IT and Marketing
Strategic Sourcing Category Manager
VP Services and Customer Success
Director, Global IT Procurement
Johnson Controls, Inc.
VP, Global Sales Effectiveness
Manager - Vendor Management Organization
Senior Manager of Strategic Sourcing and Procurement
Indirect Procurement Manager
Vice President of Procurement
Digital First Media
Sr. Dir. Procurement & Business Services
Georgia Institute of Technology
Senior Manager, Procurement Services, Global Procurement Services Dept
Assc. Director Procurement
Associate Director Procurement IT, Telecom
Senior Director of Strategic Sourcing
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Principal, Strategic Sourcing - Enterprise IT
Vice President, Procurement
Northern Trust Corporation
Director, IT Sourcing, Corporate Supply Chain Mgmt
- Innovative management professional with 20 years' experience in Fortune 500 and privately held companies in operations, supply chain, and strategic sourcing management.
- Accomplished manager and strategic leader known for developing strategies and action plans that deliver business results, with a focus on identifying value, lowering costs, and encouraging continuous improvement.
- Highly skilled at operations management, strategic sourcing, negotiations, vendor relations, contracts, value engineering, cost reduction, and Lean methods.
- Empowering team leader capable of motivating employees to continuously improve and strive for operational excellence.
Head of Strategic Procurement
V.P. Of Alliance Services and Procurement
Avalon Health Care
Senior IT Procurement Director
Prior to joining Liberty Mutual in 2004, Scott was a Sr. Contract Manager in the Corporate Procurement department at John Hancock Insurance in Boston, where he managed the Professional Services sourcing and contracts team. Prior to John Hancock, Scott practiced entertainment law in Boston for 7 years.
Manager, Global It Procurement
Global Technology Sourcing Lead-Assurance
Ernst & Young, LLP.
Associate Director, IT Global Procurement
Terry Mattison is the Associate Director of Global IT Procurement at Kimberly-Clark Corporation. Under her leadership Terry's global team is instrumental in delivering value creation improvement across multiple business units within Kimberly-Clark. The multiple IT towers within her spend management are Telecommunication, Enterprise Software, Infrastructure, Professional Services, Security, Outsourcing, and Marketing Technologies. Terry has also acted as a core leader in a vendor challenge to propose digital innovation at Kimberly-Clark's.
Prior to her current role Terry has held several strategic leadership positions including Senior Consultant Facilities and Business Procurement Outsourcing, Strategic Sourcing Manager for IT, and the Center of Excellence Manager for Negotiations. While acting in a leadership role Terry has led multiple complex negotiations for Kimberly-Clark and other Fortune 500 companies as well as coached sourcing managers to further the profession of world class procurement. All roles focused on innovative development and deployment of spend management initiatives and process improvements.
Terry holds a Doctorate Degree in Business Administration from the School of Advanced Studies at the University of Phoenix. Her primary published discipline of study focused on the art of building trust in a virtual environment using e-collaboration tools as the mode of communication. She has also guest lectured for the local chapters of ISM extrapolating segments of her research into practical application for virtual negotiations. Terry recently received the Excellence award at Kimberly-Clark for her Leadership and is in the process of writing a book focused on "Enthusiastic about Practical Application."
Terry currently resides in Oshkosh Wisconsin and enjoys skiing, biking, hiking, camping, and continuous learning.
Strategic Sourcing Manager-IT
Director of Global Sourcing
Iron Mountain Information Management, LLC
Alliant Credit Union
Exec Director Global Procurement-IT, Energy & Facilities
Johnson Controls, Inc.
Global Sourcing Office
Equifax Information Services, LLC
Senior IT Vendor Management Office Manager
Manager, Procurement Analytics
Head Of Technology Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Operations
Federal Reserve Bank Of New York
Global IT Procurement Manager
Director Technology Sourcing (AMERICAS)
Industry Thought-Leader Perspectives
Founder and CEO
Chairman, IT Procurement Working Group, Society for Information Management
Senior Marketing Manager
Senior Pre-Sales Engineer
SAM Specialist Manager/Managing Consultant
Mike Austinleads the delivery team at Method 180. Mike brings more than 15 years of Microsoft licensing experience to hisclients' projects. He assists companies,from Fortune 500 to organizations with as few as 500 employees, withnegotiations of Microsoft Enterprise Agreements (EA), Premier Support Contractsand Select Agreements. He has a vastamount of experience across multiple industries including: financial services,high tech, manufacturing, media, health care, government and retail. In addition to helping negotiate contracts heassists clients withcreating and implementing software asset management processes to preventover-purchasing of licenses and ensures terms and conditions reflect actualusage.
Vijay Iyer has over 27 years in providing professional consulting services to clients in operational improvement, business and IT strategy development, and technology integration. Vijay was the CEO of Cignex, the largest pure play open source consulting company. Prior to Cignex, Vijay spent over 14 years at HCL Technologies where he played a key role in the creation of a few industry verticals, as well as the enterprise application services and the enterprise transformation services lines of business at HCL. He was also responsible for delivering large, strategic, and integrated multi-service engagements. Prior to HCL, Vijay was the CIO of a large manufacturing and distribution organization heading business and IT strategy. He was also instrumental in re-engineering the business processes of the organization and improving productivity. Vijay has a master's degree in Automation, and executive education from Harvard Business School.
Jon Winsett founded NPI in 2003 to help enterprise IT Sourcing teams eliminate overspending on technology and telecom purchases through price benchmark analysis, software license optimization, and vendor-specific negotiation intel. His company has helped enterprises optimize billions of dollars in spend - whether it's for a large Microsoft renewal or a first-time buy with a new vendor, this expertise and guidance routinely translates into 7-figure savings for clients. Prior to NPI, Jon was VP of North American sales and UK Country Manager at Seagull Software, a publicly-traded technology company. He shares his perspective on IT spend management as a contributor to major news outlets such as CNN, Fox and CNBC. Outside of NPI, Jon is an avid helicopter pilot and an active participant in Atlanta's philanthropic community. Jon holds a BS in Industrial Management from Georgia Institute of Technology.