Americas Procurement Congress 2020

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 — Friday, September 18, 2020

Watch on demand our session "Insights from the ecosystem" to learn more about how this crisis can be an opportunity to shape purpose across your procurement organization.

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After a few tumultuous months spent cushioning the blow of the crisis, we enter the second half of 2020 witnessing a transformed business landscape, where new approaches, new business models and new ways of working have become the “now normal”. While the challenges and their implications still persist, the pandemic has provided the impetus to transition towards a re-invention of the function, enabled by accelerated transformation, and the opportunity to shape purpose across the whole organization, but how?

Watch on demand our session at the Americas Procurement Congress 2020 entitled Insights from the ecosystem.

Meet Roy Anderson, CPO & Digital Transformation Director at Tradeshift, and Graham Wright, Vice President Global Procurement at IBM Procurement Services, moderated by Steve Hall, Head of Partnerships & Digital Engagement, Procurement Leaders.

Meet the speakers

Roy Anderson, Chief Procurement and Digital Transformation Officer, Tradeshift

Roy Anderson is the Chief Procurement and Digital Transformation Officer for Tradeshift with four decades leading supply value activities. Implementing technology in Commercial and Military manufacturing, and Financial Services, Roy has also initiated and built seven (7) PCard programs across his career. Experienced in the University Space as an Adjunct professor and Guest Lecturer at Northeastern, Rutgers and and a member of their advisory councils. Formerly the Managing Director of GoProcure, CPO for State Street Bank, MetLife and John Hancock. He was also the director of purchasing operations for Fidelity Investments and purchasing manager for Textron and Raytheon.

Graham Wright, Vice President Global Procurement, IBM Procurement Services

Graham Wright is Vice President, Global Procurement. In this role Graham is responsible for IBM Europe, Middle East and Africa and for Global Go to Market of IBM Procurement Services. Previously been the Director for global sourcing for ; Labour Services, Technology Products, Services and Maintenance, Logistics, Travel, Marketing and Communications, and Facilities management. Graham started his IBM career in production procurement and materials management.

Meet the moderator

Steve Hall, Head of Partnerships & Digital Engagement, Procurement Leaders

Steve Hall is Head of Partnerships and Digital Engagement. He has previously led the Content and Community team at Procurement Leaders and is the former editor of Procurement Leaders Magazine, developing content across print and digital platforms. Steve combines a background in journalism with experience in building award-winning products for a global community of procurement executives. He draws on more than a decade in digital publishing, providing quality coverage to senior business leaders.

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