2021 Theme:

To connect leaders and create transformation through supply chain excellence.


  • Gain access to unparalleled networking opportunities with top business leaders and companies
  • Recruit top supply chain management talent in a relaxed and engaging setting at the Industry Network Connect Networking Reception


  • Learn how to manage high performing supply chains through insights developed from industry experience and applied research
  • 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
  • Technology demonstration and trade exhibits

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October 19 - 20, 2021


  • Networking
  • Knowledge
  • Opportunity
  • Entertainment


Day 1
Day 2

09:00 amWink
Wink introduces Jonathan Rosenthal and Carl Mount
9:10 am Nick Vyas 
09:30 amUSC Marshall Dean Geoffrey Garrett 
09:50 amPamela Fletcher , Vice President Innovation General Motors
10:15 amGene Seroka - Port of LA
10:35 amNick Vyas and Gene Seroka - Port of LA
10:45 amBREAK
10:55 amModerator - Nick Vyas, Executive Director, Center for Global Supply Chain Management, USC
Speaker - Aljosja Beije, Logistics and Technology Lead, BlockLab and Rotterdam
Speaker - Ann McCormick, Director of Trade and Supply Chain Product Management, Bank of America
Speaker - Dan Juliano, Managing Director, Americas, TradeIx Limited
Speaker - Aaron Lieber, Head of Offering Management, TradeLens, IBM
Speaker - Michael Glaros, Principal Program Manager, Microsoft, Inc.
11:55 amNick Vyas and Carl Mount
12:05 pmNetworking Lunch
12:35 pmGeoff Brady - Bank of America
Moderator - Jeff Amerine, Founder & Managing Director, StartUp Junkie Consulting
Speaker - Mike Zayonc, Founder, Plug and Play
Speaker - Manish Kapoor, Founder and CEO, ADVATIX
Speaker - Andre Simha, Global Chief Digital and Information Officer, MSC
Speaker - Brian Reed, Vice President, GEODIS Supply Chain Optimization
Speaker - Sascha Peyer, Co-Founder - Chief Commercial Officer, Clockwork Logistics System
Speaker - Daniel Kao, General Manager, Uber Freight
Moderator - Kathryn Farrell, Director, Commercial and Corporate Bank Structuring Trade Manager, North America Supply Chain Finance & Trade Product Strategy, Bank of America
Speaker - Alvin Moreno, Director of Global Supply Chain Credit Risk, Nestle
Speaker - Robert Santo, Director Financial Services, Diageo North America
Speaker - Dominic A. Capolongo, EVP – Global Head of Funding, PrimeRevenue, Inc.
Speaker - Paul Bingham, Director of Transportation Economic Consulting, IHS Markit
Speaker - Michele Pascoe, CEO & Founder, Rue 21
1:55 pmBREAK
2:05 pmModerator: Carl Mount, Senior VP of Supply Chain & Operations Executive, Starbucks
Speaker: Carlos Londono, Head of Supply Chain, Chipotle
Speaker: Grace Woo, Director Supply Chain Strategy, McCormick
Speaker: Uday Idnani, Vice President, Impossible Foods
Speaker: Kevin Curry, President, Albertson/Vons/Pavilions
3:05 pmNick Vyas and Professor Greys Sosic
Moderator - Greys Sosic, Chair of Department of Data Science and Operations, USC
Speaker - Linda Pouliot, CEO and Founder, Dishcraft Robotics
Speaker - Heather Tomley, Managing Director of Planning and Environmental Affairs, Port of Long Beach
Speaker - Abe Eshkenazi, CEO, Association for Supply Chain Management
Speaker - Kathy Fulton, Executive Director, American Logistics Aid Network
Speaker - Lee Kindberg, Director of Environment and Sustainability, Maersk
Moderator - Gary Sankary, Industry Marketing Strategy for commercial business, ESRI
Speaker - Varun Garg, Head of Program (commerce), Google
Speaker - James Prewitt, Group Vice President – Product Management, Blue Yonder
Speaker - Vanessa Dew, CSO/Co-Founder, Health-Ade Kombucha
Speaker - Greg Buzek, President, IHL Group
Speaker - Douglas Roy, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Dollar Shave Club
4:15 pmClosing Remarks / End of DayNick Vyas
04:45pmVirtual Alumni Mixer

9:00 AMGlobal Summit Kick-off Wink
Welcome RemarksNick Vyas 
9:10 AMDr. Pierre Theodore - Johnson and Johnson
9:30 AMNoel Hacegaba - Port of Long Beach
9:55 AMNick Vyas and Noel Hacegaba (3PL) and Nick Vyas and Professor Greys Sosic
10:05 AMModerator - Elizabeth Hemann, Head of SCM & 4PL Product Development North America, Maersk
Speaker - Ninette Vaz, Director of Global Supply Chain, Intel
Speaker - Lidia Yan, CEO, Next Trucking
Speaker - Lisa Aurichio, President, BSY Associates
Speaker - Fiona Deroo, Managing Director, Global Executive and Head of Trade Structuring & Supply Chain Finance Solutions, Bank of America
Speaker - Gina Woullard, VP of Manufacturing Operations, Northrop Grumman
11:05 AMLunch
11:35 AMModerator - Nick Vyas, Executive Director, USC
Speaker - Jon Reuter, Vice President Supply Chain Management Facilities and Construction, City of Hope
Speaker - Sue Sundar, Associate Professor - Lecturer, Director, Operations & Supply Chain Program, University of Utah
Speaker - Ron Volpe, Senior Vice President International Markets, Persequor
Speaker - Dan P. Bumblauskas, Ph. D, Associate Professor and Hamilton / ESP Fellow for Supply Chain & Logistics Management, University of Northern Iowa
Speaker - Laird Burns, Associate Professor of Management Science & Supply Chain Management, University of Alabama, Huntsville
Speaker - Sriram Dasu, Associate Professor of USC Marshall School of Business, USC
12:35 PMMarie Robinson - Sysco
Moderator - Jonathan Rosenthal, CEO, Saybrook Management
Speaker - Jay Dick, Executive Vice President, CBRE
Speaker - Randy Kendrick, Founder and CEO, Xebec Realty
"Speaker - Jessup Bordson, Sr. Director – Global Real Estate
Enterprise Services, The Boeing Company"
Speaker - Ravi Dosanjh, Head of Strategic Program Management at Intel Corporation, Intel
Speaker - Kent Hindes, Senior Director, Cushman & Wakefield
Speaker - Craig S. Meyer, President | Industrial, JLL Americas
Moderator - Christianna Hayes, CEO, Impact Performance Solutions
Speaker - Sally Canario, Sr. Director of Operations, Performance Team
Speaker - Beau Keyte, President, Keyte Group
Speaker - Gary Peterson, Executive VP of Supply Chain and Production, O.C. Tanner
Speaker - Aaron Lord, Senior Director, Supply Chain Planning, Capri Holdings Limited
2:10 PMNick Vyas and Chris Hayes
2:15 PMModerator - Josue Alzamora, Global Head of Lifestyle Vertical, Maersk
Speaker - Tom Kruse, Global Head – Supply Chain Collaboration, Corning
Speaker - Cindy Elliott, Director, Global Commercial Industry Sector, ESRI
Speaker - Peter Budweiser, Solutions Lead for Supply Chain, Celonis
Speaker - Hannah Kain, President and CEO, Alom Technologies
Speaker - Scott Degroot, Vice President – Global Distribution and Planning, Kimberly-Clark Corporation
3:15 PMThank You RemarksNick Vyas
Moderator - Abbass Sharif, Director of Business Analytics Graduate Program, USC
Speaker - Yasaman Kazemi, Supply Chain Solutions Lead, Esri
Speaker - Manjunath Devadas, CEO, Pluto7
Speaker - Spencer Strader, Director of Imports, ECU Worldwide USA
Speaker - Sam Vahie, SVP of Supply Chain & Analytics, Advatix
Moderator - Gene Ochi, Executive Board Member, USC Marshall Center for Global Supply Chain
Speaker - Guido Gries, Regional Managing Director Americas, DACHSER GmbH & Co. KG
Speaker - Greg Smith, Enterprise Consultant, Tech Mahindra
Speaker - Andrew Gillespie, Director Global Logistics, Ansell Healthcare Products
Speaker - Joe Quartarolo, President, Empire Worldwide
"Speaker - Fernando Haddad, Senior VP Transformation
, Materion Corporation"
Speaker - Jason Walker, SVP of Operations, Performance Team

Panels for Global Summit 2021

Supply Chain Technology and Innovation

Supply Chain Resilience Amid COVID-19

Excellence in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Finance


Future of Commerce

Global Food Supply Chain

Women Leaders in Supply Chain

Healthcare Supply Chain Amid COVID-19

Logistics and Transportation


Supply Chain Analytics

Commercial Real Estate Supply Chain






Contact Info

Center for Global Supply Chain Management
USC Marshall School of Business


Date: October 19-20, 2021