ProcureCon IT Sourcing 2019

June 18 - 20, 2019

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel

Jay Johnson

Strategic Vendor Manager - Corporate Engineering

Day Three: Thursday, June 20 - Hand In Hand: Trends And Next Gen Supplier Management

Thursday, June 20th, 2019

8:30 AM PRACTITIONERS ONLY Rise and Shine Interactive Roundtable Discussions

These interactive roundtable sessions take a deep dive into the specific areas you came to learn about. Sit and learn in an intimate format from the speakers who have had an impact on their company and industry. Take control of your own event experience and don’t be shy! Ask questions (or answer them!) alongside other conference attendees who are dealing with the same challenges as you network with industry peers with very similar challenges, interests and responsibilities.

 Staying Connected: Network Contracts
Cynthia Garcia, Strategic Sourcing Manager, Technology, Waste Management
 MSAs VS. Statements Of work
Zhanara Ospanova, Lead, IT Global Sourcing, Boeing
 Tackling GDPR
Scott  Johnson, Sourcing Team Manager, Global IT and Facilities Services, 3M
 Staying Flexible: Agile Sourcing
Yogesh Sayanakar, Global Category Manager, BD
 Making the Move: Transitioning Software
Nancy Macejka, Vice President, IT Sourcing, Credit Suisse

Reining IT In: Rogue Spend
Theresa Rivera, Global Indirect Sourcing Manager - Telecom/IT Goods & Services, Colgate Palmolive

 Navigating Cloud SLA’s
 Yan Yan Zhang, Principal, Strategic Partner Relationships, American Airlines
The Use Case: Modeling Software Use To Decipher Licensing Costs
Amy Barnes, Senior Category Manager, Software, IT Sourcing, Best Buy Co. Inc.

11:40 AM Panel | Growing Up: The Optimization And Maturation Of The VMO

With companies spending more and more on IT and increased dependencies on external suppliers, the need for proper supplier governance and control measures has become increasingly critical to the enterprise. A mature VMO governance structure helps maintain both the original value business proposition and identifies further opportunities for supplier portfolio optimization. In this panel, learn how you can take your VMO to the next level.

  • Maintaining originally expected savings and helping identify opportunities for further savings.
  • How do you communicate the value of proposition of VMO , and get buy in for what it’s trying to accomplish?
  • Bringing up your VMO maturity level
  • How can VMOs become better at identifying and using tools and tactics for vendor innovation?

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Jay.

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