Digital Transformation Leader
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Digital Transformation & Capability Lead
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Javier Silva is a Digital Transformation Executive with Extensive project experience implementing solutions for IT, manufacturing and supply chain based on 20 Years of Experience of manufacturing operations on Medical Devices and Consumer Electronics
Jack Ampuja leads consulting firms Supply Chain Optimizers and E-commerce Optimizers. He also teaches in the MBA programs of two universities: for Niagara University he has taught Strategic Supply Chain Management for 20 years. For the University of Massachusetts he created and teaches the country’s only course in Ecommerce Logistics. Jack is a regular contributor to logistics education with articles published in eight countries. He has spoken to audiences all over USA, 13 cities in Canada, and 10 countries outside of North America. Jack has testified before US Congress as an expert in domestic transportation and has done 25 television interviews on logistics issues related to covid.
CEO, Global Excellence & Innovation
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Head of Group Procurement Processes and Systems
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Lead Digitalization Architect Big Data, Machine Learning & AI
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Director, Purchasing Raw Materials, External Manufacturing & C&D Innovation
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Senior Director, Industry Solutions
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Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Leader
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CEO and Co-Founder
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Sustainability and ESG Author, Advisor, and SCERTIFY Co-Founder
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Enterprise Engineering Leader
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Director, Lean Center of Excellence
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Founder, Executive Director, Chairman of the Board
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Jim de Vries
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Intelligent Automation Leader
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José Pires serves as the Global Excellence & Innovation (E&I) Leader for Andeavor Corporation, where he oversees the global identification, prioritization and execution of mission critical business improvements and innovations that add value to the company, business partners and external clients in multiple markets.
Prior to his current role, Pires held Excellence and Innovation leadership positions in large, global companies in the electronics (Sony), semiconductor (Cymer-ASML), food (Nestlé) and infrastructure (Black & Veatch) industries. Throughout his career, Pires developed and refined E&I as an award winning program for innovation, leadership development, strategy execution and value creation globally.
Pires is an advisory board leader and keynote speaker for several global conferences on innovation, operational excellence, leadership development, strategy execution, business transformation, customer engagement and growth acceleration.
He holds a Bachelor in Engineering Physics from the University of Kansas and a Master in Business Administration focused in Investment Banking and Entrepreneurship from the University of San Diego.
Dynamic results driven procurement executive with 15+ years of experience in Sourcing and Business Management. A global, innovative, influential, and energetic leader who sets buying strategy with a future digital mindset. Strategically leverages commercial expertise while developing the organization to produce outstanding results.
Quickly establishes credibility and effectively interacts with subordinates, peers, and hierarchy as a trusted leader and partner. Analytical, independent thinker and strong problem-solver who thrives in a fast-paced environment and focuses on solving problems not just treating symptoms to deliver outstanding value and sustainability.
RPA + AI (Intelligent Automation)
Global leader in Industry Solutions and Strategy in Supply Chain, F&A, Legal and Contracts
Technology alignment to business goals
A 25 year professional in the field of continuous improvement - lean six sigma
with 14 years specifically in the EMS industry.
Experience and responsibilities are focused towards leading and driving enterprise-level initiatives. Addressing supply chain challenges and striving for excellence in this area provides our organization a competitive advantage.
Henry has 20+ years of professional experiences as a global executive, former VC, advisor, and techentrepreneur. He is the CEO and co-founder of Chainparency, a technology startup and developer of GoTrace: a turnkey SaaS blockchain traceability solution designed for any organization regardless of size or budget.
Henry also continues to serve on the Steering Committee of the GoChain Foundation, the developer of the GoChain blockchain: a highly scalable, enterprise-grade, 100% Ethereum-compatible, and green, blockchain: protocol based on GoChain's novel 'Proof of Reputation' consensus mechanism.
He also continues to advance various GoChain blockchain-based initiatives to include the Zeromint NFT Marketplace. Previously, Mr. Ines led Shivom Ventures (now HLTH), a biotech startup and developer of an innovative clinical SaaS bioinformatics platform and genomics datahub powered by blockchain.
Mr. Ines began his career as a management consultant (ex-PW & PwC) and corporate finance advisor (ex-PwCS and M&T Bank) before spending 10 years in Silicon Valley and Asia as an early stage tech VC.
Henry is a frequent speaker on tech and enterprise blockchain solutions, serves as an advisor and mentor to tech startups, and is a routine lecturer at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.
He holds an M.B.A. from Duke University Fuqua School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the Pennsylvania State University Smeal College of Business.
Carsten is a Sustainability, ESG and Modern Slavery Expert. With extensive experience in validating and monitoring suppliers and developing and implementing policies, processes and guidelines which work in real life.
His experience has been developed managing, mitigating, and remediating sustainability challenges in Australia, Europe, China and Asia and it includes sustainability strategy, compliance, monitoring and oversight, integrity, reporting, capacity building, training and program implementation and training. Carsten has delivered business projects with a recent focus on supply chain improvement related to developing processes to enhance the sustainability, and in particular modern slavery performance for large Australian corporates.
He brings a practical approach to mitigation and remediation and is one of few with hands on experience remediating child labor and slavery like working conditions on site in Asia. In addition to projects delivered in Australia, Asia, Denmark and Spain, Carsten has conducted monitoring at over 300 factories in China and updated a major Australian banks response to sustainable procurement.
Carsten recently Co-Founded the US-based Sustainability Advisory Services firm SCERTIFY whose mission it is to bring emerging technology to address unsolved supply chain ethical sourcing challenges he’s witnessed so closely over his career. Carsten is also the Author of two published books, “A Roadmap to Modern Slavery Compliance and a Sustainable Supply Chain” and “Red Flag – Your Guide to Risk Management when Buying in China” in which he shares his experience in sustainability risk mitigation.
I have over 40 years of progressive experience dealing with Business Transformation and Operational Excellence. This experience includes: Partner at Big 4 consulting firm, Director at a different Big 4 consulting firm, Partner at National consulting firm and approximately 20 years as a senior executive leading BT and OE programs.
Nicole Scheffler is a Tech Diva dedicated to sparking success by leading engineering teams and serving women in technology with the Tech Diva Success collection. She has a track record leading engineering teams at a Fortune 100 company where she witnesses the fast past of digital acceleration post covid as well as the need for diversity.
Nicole also speaks often on proven success principles to help define your aspirations, goals, and building diverse cultures. Applying more than 16 years’ experience in a fast-paced technology career, the wisdom featured in her best-selling “Pillars of Success” book with Jack Canfield, and hundreds of hours interviewing women in tech on her podcasts, Nicole provides a clear success framework for building diverse cultures and empowering women. Her courses, content, and speaking, help tech divas fires burn brighter while her leadership drives customer success for Enterprise customers.
Gauthier has over 18 years of lean experience in automotive, pharma, electronics and paper industriesand is the Director, Lean Center of Excellence at Veryable.
Prior to Veryable, he held Senior Consultant and Project Manager roles in consulting (GrowtthConsulting Europe and Simpler Consulting) and was Manager of Training Operations at Lean Alliance,where he developed the Lean Engineering “black belt” program.
He trained over 100 Lean Six SigmaBlack Belts in Europe, the Americas and Asia. He was responsible for the introduction of leanmanagement systems at MacLean-Fogg (company-wide) as Executive Lean Advisor and at Hillenbrand(Global Functions) as Sr. Director, Hillenbrand Operating Model.
He has led over 160 kaizens in 14countries, with up to $943,000 in savings and has led over 100 Value Stream Mapping workshops.
Gauthier holds an MBA from the University of South Alabama and a DESCAF (Masters in BusinessAdministration and Finance) from
Ron Crabtree, MLSSBB, SCOR-P, CSCTA, CPOE® is CEO of MetaOps, Inc. Ron has more than 20,000 hours of hands-on experience in facilitating and leading change and process improvement. He is a co-author or author of 5 books on operational excellence, including Driving Operational Excellence available on Amazon.com. Reach out to connect with Ron via LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/roncrabtree/ or contact him directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone: 734-424-1455
Jim de Vries is a skilled thought leader with more than 30 years of experience helping clients achieve their desired outcomes through his ability to facilitate teams and drive improvement. His experience encompasses financial, commercial, CRM, services, IT, call centers, security, transportation, automotive, power systems, oil and gas, nuclear energy, research and development, government, and electronics industries.
My name is Christopher, most call me Chris. I am the author of the upcoming "Noble Automation Now".
I am a former Intelligent Automation Leader for Accenture and Deloite and now an independent consultant and speaker. I work with business leaders who want to increase their profits while calming and motivating their people.
As a professional speaker and consultant, I train leaders how to profitably embrace Intelligent Automation and inspire their teams. In fact, For 25 years I have helped Global Fortune 500 companies to understand, apply and succeed with technology. I now speak and consult globally on successfully leading with automation.
As a result of my work, leaders achieve more innovation and motivate their teams all while profiting from intelligent automation.On a personal note, my Japanese wife has had me traipsing around the world looking for the next great soak for 30 years.
If your business needs automation and artificial intelligence and you are not sure how to implement without damaging your team, maybe we should work together - Now.