2022 Awards Finalists
2023 Awards Finalists

View the finalists in each team and individual award category for the 2022 Future of Sourcing Awards. You can view winners from previous years in our Winner’s Gallery

Team Categories

Innovations in Sourcing finalists:

  • Air Canada – People, Process & Technology Transformation
  • GEP – M&A Synergy Value Capture Project
  • Hilton Supply Management – Bedding Sourcing Program Refresh
  • Salesforce, Inc. – Supplier Contract Sustainability Exhibit

Innovations in Outsourcing finalists:

  • GEP – M&A Synergy Value Capture Project
  • GEP – Procurement Transformation in a Pandemic World
  • Scientist.com – COMPLi Regulations Process
  • The Boeing Company – Application Management as a Service Business Transformation Project

Innovations in Third Party Management finalists:

  • Applied Materials – Global General Procurement Transformation Project
  • Bank of Montreal – Supplier Development Program
  • Bank of Montreal – Transforming BMO’s Cash Ecosystem Project
  • Supply Wisdom – ESG Risk Intelligence Solution

Innovations in Supplier Performance Management finalists:

  • BGIS Global Integrated Solutions – eHUB Contract Lifecycle Management System
  • Grupo Herdez – Category Management Model
  • HowGood – Latis Sustainability Intelligence Software
  • Vendorful, Inc. & Ravenswood Solutions – Vendor Evaluation Process

Innovations in Digitization finalists:

  • Brother International Corporation – AP Automation and Merlin AI Suite
  • Dubai Municipality – Reducing Procurement Cycle with Innovative Technologies
  • Fannie Mae – ProcureOne Sourcing & Contract Management Tool
  • GEP – RPA Implementation Project

Innovations in Governance and Compliance finalists:

  • Air Canada – People, Process & Technology Transformation
  • Fairmarkit & bp – Digital Sourcing Transformation
  • Honda – Indirect Procurement Restructuring Project
  • Microsoft Corporation – Supplier Carbon Reduction Project

Innovations in Talent Management finalists:

  • Great Lakes Dock & Dredge (GLDD) – Procurement Transformation Initiative
  • SAP & Capgemini – Strategic Contingent Talent Management Project
  • WorkLLama – Direct Sourcing Talent Acquisition and Relationship Management Platform
  • Workstep – RETAIN Supply Chain Hiring & Retention Solution

Innovations in Sustainability finalists:

  • Hilton Supply Management – Bedding Sourcing Program Refresh
  • Microsoft Corporation – Supplier Carbon Reduction Project
  • T-Mobile USA, Inc. – Powering Business on 100% Renewable Energy Project
  • T-Mobile USA, Inc. – Greening the Grid by Reducing Scope 1, 2 & 3 Emissions

Individual Categories

Rising Star finalists:

  • Chad Hill, Xeeva
  • Devi Mohan Das, TMX Group
  • Jessica Klein, Bank of Montreal
  • Jonathan Wagner, Simfoni
  • Leyanna Torres, Faurecia
  • Matt McLoughlin, Scientist.com
  • Nick Heinzmann, Spend Matters
  • Tyler Higgins, AArete
  • Velda Berryman, CDK Global
  • Wouter Passtoors, CRH

Sourcing Star finalists:

The finalists in this category are also eligible to be inducted into the Sourcing Supernova Hall of Fame!

  • Antonio Klein, Illinois Tool Works
  • Catherine Candland, nextSource
  • Dan Coor, Canva
  • Daniel Pontieri, Grupo NC
  • David Bush, Simfoni
  • Jerome Arfeli, UPS
  • Michael Koontz, American Tire Distributors
  • Steve Griffiths, Xeeva
  • Tony Abate, Cigna
  • Tony Orlando, Financial Services Industry

View the finalists in each team and individual award category for the 2023 Future of Sourcing Awards. You can view winners from previous years in our Winner’s Gallery

Team Categories

Innovations in Digitization

  • Sphera/Dräger  Using Smart Processes to Create Resilient Supply Chains
  • Dubai Municipality  “How Dubai Municipality best utilizes Digital Transformation to Facilitate and Maximize Effectiveness of Robotic Process Automation in Supplier Performance Evaluation”
  • GEP  Top Asian Retailer Transforms Procurement Operations By Deploying GEP SMART
  • GEP  How GEP Helped Retailer Transform Its Procure-to-Pay Operations In Stores

Innovations in Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG)

  • bp / JLL Vested Sources, a University of Tennessee Case Study  bp and JLL: Reimagining Real Estate and Facilities Management Outsourcing
  • Danfoss LLC  Leading by Example: Decarbonization Through Circularity at Danfoss Turbocor®

Innovations in Governance/Compliance

  • American Tire Distributors  Streamlining Success: Unleashing Efficiency and Compliance with Contracting Excellence
  • Applied Materials  “How Applied Materials Quickly Responded to Evolving Industry Regulations to Ensure Compliance and Data Protection”
  • Danfoss LLC  Leading by Example: Decarbonization Through Circularity at Danfoss Turbocor®
  • RapidRatings  Enabling Private Company Visibility Through Financial Health: RapidRatings’ Drive for Transparency and Collaboration Among Business Partner

Innovations in Outsourcing

  • GEP  How GEP Drove Post-M&A Cost Savings for a Fortune 100 Pharma Company
  • GEP  GEP Helps U.S. Retail Chain Manage Costs & Risks By Transforming Procurement
  • GEP / Bayer AG  Bayer partners with GEP; jointly transform procurement with efficient operating model
  • RapidRatings  Enabling Private Company Visibility Through Financial Health: RapidRatings’ Drive for Transparency and Collaboration Among Business Partners

Innovations in Sourcing

  • American Tire Distributors  Streamlining Success: Unleashing Efficiency and Compliance with Contracting Excellence
  • bp / JLL Vested Sources, a University of Tennessee Case Study  bp and JLL: Reimagining Real Estate and Facilities Management Outsourcing
  • Calculum Inc.  How Calculum’s ADA Platform allows leading organizations to optimize their payment terms, aligned to their competitors and unlock working capital and generate millions in free cash flow.
  • GEP / Bayer AG  Bayer partners with GEP; jointly transform procurement with efficient operating model

Innovations in Supplier Diversity

  • American Tire Distributors  From Zero to Hero: Recognizing ATD’s Outstanding Supplier Diversity Achievements in less than 3 Years
  • BGIS Global Integrated Solutions  Inclusion Excellence: The BGIS Journey to a World-Class SDI Program
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee  “How BCBST Transformed our Spending Habits to Mirror our Employee and Customer Demographics”

Innovations in Supplier Performance

  • Dubai Municipality  “How Dubai Municipality best utilizes Digital Transformation to Facilitate and Maximize Effectiveness of Robotic Process Automation in Supplier Performance Evaluation”.
  • SalesLayer  Adding a Sales Layer to B2B Networks to Simplify, Facilitate, & Expand Supplier Participation
  • Simfoni  How Simfoni’s AI-Driven Tech Brings Efficiency and Strategic Advantage to Customers
  • VSP Vision  Supplier management at VSP Vision helps retain revenue, drive innovation and reduce risks.

Innovations in Sustainability

  • Sphera/Dräger  Using Smart Processes to Create Resilient Supply Chains
  • SAP / DSM – Firmenich  How Royal DSM and SAP Digitalized Global Procurement Processes for Strategic Source-to-Pay Capabilities and Sustainability
  • Safety Projects International, Inc.  “How a simple initiative helped save millions of lives from the Aids Epidemic.”
  • Scoutbee  “How Scoutbee Drives Supply Base Resilience and Competitiveness with the AI-powered Supplier Intelligence Platform.”

Innovations in Talent Management

  • Open Assembly / UST  Open Talent – Opening The Door To Boundless Growth for UST by winning the battle for talent
  • Safety Projects International, Inc.  “How a simple initiative helped save millions of lives from the Aids Epidemic.”

Innovations in Third Party Management

  • Applied Materials  “How Applied Materials Quickly Responded to Evolving Industry Regulations to Ensure Compliance and Data Protection”
  • ICON  How ICON Unified Departments and Transformed Audit Practices with a Best In Class Third-Party Risk Program
  • Pfizer  How Pfizer’s External Sourcing Colleagues Helped Advance the Discovery, Development and Delivery of the First FDA-Approved Oral Therapy for COVID-19

Individual Categories

Rising Star

  • Jen Andretta – Simfoni
  • Mitch Gustafson – NationsBenefits
  • Martin Rand – Pactum AI
  • Priyanka Mouli Shankar – Applied Materials
  • Mark Raffan – Negotiations Ninja
  • Jason Steel – The Boeing Company

Sourcing Star

  • Adrian Dragomir – REI
  • Peder Gustafson – United Health Group
  • Q Noor Crocket – American Tire Distributors
  • Amanda Prochaska – Wonder Services
  • David Romo-Garza – Airbus U.S. Space and Defense
  • Cheryl Willis – Applied Materials