ProcureCon IT Sourcing 2019

June 18 - 20, 2019

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel

Yogesh Sayanakar


Global Category Manager
BD

Day One: Tuesday, June 18 - Tech 2030: Ramping Up For Tomorrow Today

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019


8:35 AM Keynote Panel | Ready, Set, Go!: Running With The Tech Of The Future In The Here And Now

The age in which Automation, AI, Chatbots and other major tech disruptors become the norm is fast approaching - but are you ready? With the increasing need to replace outdated infrastructure, address the new realities of cybersecurity, support digital transformation initiatives, and ensure you're keeping up with stakeholders who want tomorrow today, it’s vital that procurement develop a new tech strategy for a new tech age. In this panel, IT sourcing leaders will discuss how you can catch up, keep up and avoid short-circuiting your spend. Q&A to follow.

  • Developing a disruptive tech spend strategy that's right for your organization
  • How to begin work with innovative and new suppliers
  • Is agile sourcing effective?
  • What trends are worth the cost and risk?
  • How to keep up with the digitation and mobilization of the modern workplace

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.
 


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

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