About the Summit

Purpose: To connect leaders and create transformation through supply chain excellence.

2019 Theme: Evolution, Revolution & Disruption

  • Gain access to unparalleled networking opportunities with top business leaders and companies
  • Learn how to manage high performing supply chains through insights developed from industry experience and applied research
  • Recruit top supply chain management talent in a relaxed and engaging setting at the Industry Network Connect Networking Reception
  • Showcase your company as a sponsor to our 80,000+ and growing USC Marshall global network and 450+ attendees
  • Recognize industry best practices through supply chain excellence awards
  • Experience all of the above in an enjoyable environment through:
    • Networking breakfasts, lunches, and cocktail reception
    • Entertainment
    • Technology demonstrations
    • Trade exhibits

Contact Info

Center for Global Supply Chain Management
USC Marshall School of Business
globalsummit@marshall.usc.edu

Venue

Date: August 8-9, 2019
Ronald Tutor Campus Center
3607 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles
CA 90089

Day 1

Thursday
August 8, 2019

Schedule

8:00 am         NETWORKING BREAKFAST

8:35 am          GLOBAL SUMMIT KICKOFF ACTIVITIES

8:45 am          WELCOME REMARKS

8:55 am          KEYNOTE SPEAKER – Hans Melotte , Executive Vice President, Starbucks Global Supply Chain

9:25 am          KEYNOTE SPEAKER – Geoff Brady , Head of Global Trade & Supply Chain Finance, Bank of America

10:00 am        Port Outlook (Port of LB and Port Rotterdam)

Noel Hacegaba , Deputy Executive Director, Port of Long Beach
Erwin Rademaker , Programme Manager, Port of Rotterdam

10:35 am         AWARD PRESENTATION: 3PL EXCELLENCE

10:50 am         BREAK

11:10 am          BREAKOUT SESSIONS #1

A. Global Food Supply Chain

Moderator: Carl Mount , Senior Vice President, Logistics and US Retail Supply Chain, Starbucks
Carlos Londono , Head of Supply Chain, Chipotle
Alessandra de Sousa , Senior Supply Chain Manager, TacoBell
Matt Walsh , Director of Logistics, Echo Global Logistics
Grace Woo , Director of Supply Chain, McCormick
Thomas Dolan , Director of Operations, ARYZTA

B. Supply Chain Finance

Moderator: Fiona Deroo , Managing Director of Global Trade & Supply Chain Finance Sales, Bank of America
Alvin Moreno , Director of Global Supply Chain Credit Risk, Nestle
Pete Stathis , Sr. Director Finance Operations, Restoration Hardware
Chris Cauley , Head of Working Capital Alliances, Taulia Inc
Paul Bingham , Director, Economics and Country Risk / Transportation Consulting, IHS Markit
Mandana Sadigh , SVP & Treasurer, Mattel

C. Sustainability

Moderator: Greys Sosic , USC Marshall Associate Professor, Data Science and Operations, USC
Heather Tomley , Acting Managing Director of Planning and Environmental Affairs, Port of Long Beach
Kelly Liu , Sustainability Manager, Supply Chain Social and Environmental Responsibility, Cisco
Jon Bostock , Co-founder and CEO, Truman’s
Kevin Quandt , VP of Supply Chain/Sustainability, Sweetgreen
Erwin Rademaker , Programme Manager, Port of Rotterdam

12:10 pm          NETWORKING LUNCH

1:10 pm            BREAKOUT SESSIONS #2

A. Humanitarian Supply Chain

Moderator: Patrick Burnson , Executive Editor, Peerless Media
Pierre Theodore , Vice President, Johnson and Johnson Global External Innovation
Kathy Fulton , Executive Director, American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN)
Benjamin Labrot , Founder and CEO, Floating Doctors
Susy Schonberg , Head of Flexport
James G. Featherstone , President and CEO, Homeland Security Advisory Council

B. Retail/Unified Commerce

Moderator: Dennis Yu , Associate Director, USC Marshall Global Supply Chain Management
Gary Sankary , Industry Marketing Strategy, ESRI
Vivi Tran , VP of Global Supply Chain, American Apparel
James Prewitt , Group Vice President, Product Management, JDA
Jiake Liu , CEO, Outer
Tom McCormack , CIO, Taylored Fulfillment Services
Jim Hardy , COO, Fanatics

C. Supply Chain Talent Strategy

Moderator: Duke Danont , Supply Chain Excellence practice, Amgen
Erin Gatis , CHO, ArcBest
Matt Albanese , Principal, The Everest Group
Dwain Cellistan , Managing Director, DHR International

2:20 pm           PLENARY PANEL – BLOCKCHAIN

Moderator: Nick Vyas , Academic Director, USC
Bhaskar Krishnamachari , Engineering Professor, USC
Aljosja Beije , Logistics and Technology Lead, BlockLab Rotterdam
Ann McCormick , Chief of Director for Trade and Supply Chain, Bank of America
Kimon Drakopoulos , Assistant Professor of Data Science and Operations, USC
Deep Ghumman , Advisory Services Principal, EY

3:25 pm           BREAK

3:40 pm           KEYNOTE SPEAKER 3

4:10 pm            AWARD PRESENTATION: LEAN EXCELLENCE

4:20 pm           AWARDS PRESENTATION: CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

4:30 pm           Closing Remarks / End of Day

5:30 pm           Alumni Dinner

Day 2

Friday
August 9, 2019

Schedule

8:00 am           NETWORKING BREAKFAST

8:50 am           Day 2 OPENING REMARKS

9:25 am            KEYNOTE SPEAKER

9:25 am            KEYNOTE SPEAKER – Andre Simha , CIO & CDO, MSC

9:45 am            Port Outlook (Port of LA) – Gene Seroka , Executive Director, Port of Los Angeles

10:05 am          AWARD PRESENTATION: WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP IN SUPPLY CHAIN

10:15 am           BREAK

10:30 am          BREAKOUT SESSIONS #1

10:30 am – 11:15 am

A. Global Trade and Economic Outlook

Moderator: Maureen Smith , Director of Office of Supply Chain, International Trade Administration/ Department of Commerce
Jeff Weiss , Partner, Venable LLC
Guido Gries , Managing Director, Dachser Americas
Daniel Krassenstein , Global Supply Chain Director, Procon Pacific LLC
Bill Clifford , President and CEO, World Affairs Councils of America
John Carver , Deputy Executive Director, LAWA

11:25 am – 12:15 pm

B. Logistics/Transportation Air, Sea, & Ground

Moderator: Kelan Raph , Head of Marketing, Jenson Logistics; President, Optimum Supply Chain
Jon Slangerup , CEO, American Global Logistics
Marc Niederer , Managing Director, Svitzer
Andre Simha , CIO, MSC
Lidia Yan , CEO, Next Trucking
Mathew Joseph Elenjickal , Founder and CEO, FourKites

12:15 pm            NETWORKING LUNCH

1:25 pm             AWARDS PRESENTATION:Supply Chain Digital Transformation

1:30 pm

PLENARY PANEL – DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Moderator: Wayne Jepson , Executive Director, Enterprise Solutions – International, ArcBest
John Golob , Founder, Winmore
Sascha Peyer , Co-founder, Sensor Transport
Michael Palladino , Co-founder, RevUnit
Conor Nolan , VP North America, Kontainers
Greg Kessman , President, SupplyPike

2:15 pm             BREAK

2:30 pm            BREAKOUT SESSIONS #2

A. Commercial Real Estate

Moderator: Kent Hindes , Senior Director, Cushwake
Jay Dick , SVP, CBRE
Brett Dedeaux , Principal, Dedeaux Properties
Jilliene Hellman , CEO, RealtyMogul
Craig Meyer , President and Head, JLL Industrial Properties Group for the Americas
Randy Kendrick , CEO, Xebec Realty

B. Modern Manufacturing

Moderator: Chris Allison , Program Manager of Digital Value Chain, PepsiCo
Ferris Rezvani , Founder, Rezvani Motors
Soumyo Ganguly , Tesla
Brad Hollister , CEO, SwanLeap
Jena McLaughlin , Program Manager, PepsiCo
Katerina Barilov , Founder and Principal, Sparkplug Capital+
Tom Tengan , Director of Digital Enterprise, Siemens Digital Enterprise
Dave Lubowe , Managing Director, EY

C. Supply Chain Transformation

Moderator: Cindy Elliot , Head of Commercial Industry Marketing; Global Go-To-Market Strategy – Manufacturing and Logistics, ESRI
Bahadir Inozu , CEO, Sharp Focus; Adjunct Professor, USC
Robin Bhutani , Strategy and Operation Leader, Cisco
Chad Neipling , Technology Manager, JB Hunt (360)
Yohan Lee , VP of IT, Mattel
Chris Cookson , Managing Director of Supply Chain and Operations, EY

3:30 pm            Closing Remarks / End of Day

CLOSING RECEPTION AND INDUSTRY NETWORK CONNECT CAREER FAIR

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