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Explore the Future of Intelligent Procurement: Countless Inputs. Powerful Outcomes.

Join this interactive discussion to learn how procurement can be reimagined through intelligent applications.

Summary

Procurement leaders today tackle so much more than savings—reshaping a critical process that affects every employee, collaborating with suppliers to bring new innovations to the business, and effectively managing brand reputation and supply chain risks. Making the end-to-end procurement process across your supply chain more intelligent, can make achieving these goals simpler and more effective.

Join this interactive discussion to learn how procurement can be reimagined through intelligent applications, to deliver:

  • More intelligent insights into spend categories and procurement processes, leveraging data from across the full source-to-pay process and the entire supply chain, to get to smarter decisions faster
  • More intelligent processes to drive efficiency, automation and flexibility so you can be more focused, be more effective and get more done
  • More intelligent experiences to get to new levels of interaction for all types of direct and indirect spend, with relevant contextual information and intelligent, flexible guided scenarios to speed up adoption, increase spend under management, and ultimately make procurement awesome.
Speakers

Dion Hinchcliffe
Vice President and Principal Analyst
Constellation Research


Hinchcliffe is an internationally recognized business strategist, bestselling author, enterprise architect, industry analyst, and noted keynote speaker. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential figures in digital strategy, the future of work, and enterprise IT.

At Constellation, Hinchcliffe advises senior executives on leadership strategies necessary to confront change and thrive in the digital era.
Coverage Areas: The New C-Suite

Previous Experience

Hinchcliffe has been Chief Strategy Officer at 7Summits, LLC since September 2015. Mr. Hinchcliffe serves as an Advisor of Twiki, Inc. A veteran of software development, Hinchcliffe has worked for two decades with leading-edge methods to accelerate project schedules and raise the bar for the effective development of software. He served as Enterprise Software Architect (Independent) at GEICO from 2000 to 2003. Hinchcliffe previously served as Chief Strategy Officer of Adjuvi, LLC. Prior to his tenure at Adjuvi, Hinchcliffe served the Chief Strategy Officer of Dachis Corporation, Inc. from September 2012 to March 2014, Executive Vice President of Strategy from April 2010 to September 2012 and Executive Vice President of North America until September 2012.


Hinchcliffe has been a Columnist for InformationWeek, ZDNet, and Enterprise Irregulars. He was an Editor-in-Chief of Social Computing Journal from June 2007 to April 2010, AjaxWorld Magazine from April 2006 to May 2007 and Web 2.0 Journal from January 2006 to May 2007.

Drew Hofler
Vice President, Portfolio Marketing
SAP Ariba

 

Drew Hofler is Vice President, Portfolio Marketing, for SAP Ariba. In this role, he is responsible for developing messaging, creating content and executing global programs to drive awareness and adoption of the company’s cloud-based applications and business network.

Mr. Hofler brings 20 years of technology, operations and software industry experience to SAP Ariba. Prior to joining the Ariba in 2006, he served as Vice President, Treasury Product Management for PNC Bank and Director, Payment Systems at Tier Technologies. Mr. Hofler began his career at Thrivent Financial.

Mr. Hofler has been interviewed and quoted widely in industry publications around the topics of Emerging Technologies, P2P, Supply Chain Finance, dynamic discounting, working capital management, and has published a number of articles on these subjects.

Helen Dwight
VP Global Marketing
SAP

 

Helen Dwight is a VP Global Marketing at SAP, with over 20 years experience in the IT industry spanning regional, country and global roles based in the US, UK, Brazil and Latin America. Besides Marketing, her management experience spans technical pre-sales, product management and field/channel marketing. As someone that enjoys driving projects from strategy to execution, her passion is in helping clients and partners to articulate the real value of technology and use it to drive greater purpose within their own organizations.

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