WEBINAR – Overcoming Supplier Management, Audit, and Compliance Challenges, presented by Ivalua and The Shelby Group

  • 27 Feb 2024
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WEBINAR – Overcoming Supplier Management, Audit, and Compliance Challenges, presented by Ivalua and The Shelby Group

WEBINAR – Overcoming Supplier Management, Audit, and Compliance Challenges, presented by Ivalua and The Shelby Group

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Chief Procurement and Supply Chain Officers are struggling to meet growing expectations, and often with fewer resources. In this SIG-hosted webinar, senior executives from Ivalua and The Shelby Group (now part of Accenture) will share proven strategies and first-hand insights for doing more with less in the face of economic, logistical, and geopolitical uncertainty.

Each of these experts have more than a decade of experience working with global organizations of all industries to overcome their supplier management, audit, and compliance challenges.

Who should attend? Procurement and supply chain executives in the following industry sectors:

  • Defense & Aerospace
  • Financial Services
  • Federal IT
  • Manufacturing
  • State & Local Government
  • Transportation & Logistics
  • Telecom & MSPs

Why attend? Attendees will gain valuable insights on automating and optimizing procurement and supply chain operations to:

  • Achieve supply chain transparency with a single source of truth
  • Digitize Source-to-Pay process flows for 99% of spend with a consistent user experience
  • Improve supplier relationships and risk management through secure collaboration
  • Meet compliance and audit requirements
  • Enhance contract lifecycles with integrated supplier risk management

Meet the Speakers:

Ari Stone is an established leader within the spend management space with more than 20 years of experience providing oversight and strategic direction to help organizations define and achieve value-based outcomes. As the Global SVP of Value Engineering, Solution Consulting, and Services at Ivalua, he leads the organization that’s primary focus is on helping customers answer the questions: Why, What and How.

Prior to Ivalua, Ari spent 16 years at SAP Ariba where he was most recently the VP, Head of North America Services. In this role, he was responsible for leading a team of 28 supply chain professionals tasked with defining a customer’s strategy for success and a roadmap to fully recognize the value of their investments. He also provided executive sponsorship across multiple strategic engagements and led the Latin America Services team for several years. Earlier, Ari spent 9 years at KPMG and Accenture where he worked with customers to define and execute on their Source to Pay transformations. Ari holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Charles Barlow has over a decade of experience in procurement and supply chain systems for the manufacturing, financial services, federal services, and professional services industries. An expert in project management, change management, upstream strategic design, system configuration, and third-party risk management, Charles has led Shelby’s Ivalua practice since 2015. In this role, he has helped dozens of clients transform procurement processes to improve spend management, reduce risk, and optimize supplier value creation.

Dave Nakai has two decades of experience within the procurement field. He has extensive knowledge of the procurement ecosystem and his background in business process design, finance, and accounting have helped enable clients across all stages of growth to accelerate their spend management success.

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