PANELISTS AND SPEAKERS

Keynote Speakers

Geoff Brady

Head of Global Trade & Supply Chain Finance, Bank of America
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Yujie Su

Head of Product Innovation
Maersk Global Innovation Center
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Jett McCandless

CEO
Project44

Gene Seroka

Executive Director, Port of Los Angeles
Chief Logistics Officer, City of Los Angeles

Dr. Noel Hacegaba

Deputy Executive Director/COO
Port of Long Beach

AI and Blockchain

Nick Vyas

Executive Director
Randall R. Kendrick Global Supply Chain Institute
USC Marshall School of Business

MODERATOR

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Sam Vahie

President and Chief Solutions/AI Officer
Advatix
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Kimon Drakopoulos

Associate Professor of Data Sciences and Operations
USC Marshall School of Business

Robert Khachatryan

Chief Executive Officer
Freight Right

Sales and Operations

Alex Albert

Vice president, Xponential

MODERATOR

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Das Dasgupta

Chief Data and AI Officer
Saatchi & Saatchi

Supply Chain Finance

Kaylee Karumanchi Lord

Director, North American trade product head
Bank of America

MODERATOR

Geoff Brady

Head of Global Trade & Supply Chain Finance, Bank of America
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Tod Burwell

President & Chief Executive Officer
BAFT (Bankers Association for Finance and Trade)

Navigating the Digital Commerce Landscape

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Dennis Yao Yu

Co-Founder and CEO
The Other Group

MODERATOR

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Rathna Sharad

CEO and Founder
FlavorCloud
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Sean McCartney

Chief Supply Chain Officer
StockX
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Wynn Austin

CEO and Founder
Wynn's Kitchen

Environmental Social Governance

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Greys Sošić

Senior Vice Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs
USC Marshall school of Business

MODERATOR

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Bonnie Nixon

Director of Sustainability
Port of Long Beach

Karen Eng

President
CSMI Engineering
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Nicole Mau

Co-Founder
Smart City Concepts

Logistics

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Gene Ochi

Board Member
TrendPoint Systems

MODERATOR

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Andrew Hwang

Director of Transpacific Export and Government Affairs
Wan Hai Lines USA
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Jason Walker

Regional Head of Maersk Contract Logistics, NAM Region
A.P. Moller - Maersk
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Penelope Register

VP Logistics
Advatix
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Rob Choy

Global SVP, Vertical Leader - Technology
DP World
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Scott McMurrey

Sales Manager
Fedex

Food Supply Chains

Carl Mount

Chief Supply Chain Officer
Zaxby’s

MODERATOR

Ron Volpe

CEO and Co-founder
TraceChain
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David Stepp

Partner
Crowell & Moring LLP
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Carlos Londono

Vice President - Head of Supply Chain
Chipotle Mexican Gril

Supply Chain Best practices

Nick Vyas

Executive Director
Randall R. Kendrick Global Supply Chain Institute
USC Marshall School of Business

MODERATOR

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Mary McNelly

Vice President-Global Distribution and Logistics
Fender Musical Instruments Company

Markus Mau

President
European Logistics Association

AI in Higher Education

Laird Burns

Associate Professor, Management Science Department
The University of Alabama in Huntsville

MODERATOR

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Mitra Subhro

Associate Professor
University of North Texas - Dallas
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Mark Jacobs

Professor and Chair
University of Dayton
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Elyse Hallstrom

Senior Data Scientist
Intel Corporation
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Carlos Paternina-Arboleda

Assistant Professor
San Diego State University

Rethinking Higher Education Business Models

Dr. Sue Sundar

Director Operations & Supply Chain Program; Professor-Lecturer
University of Utah

MODERATOR

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Yao Zhao

Professor
Department of Operations and Information Systems, Rutgers University
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Tony Bell

Assistant Professor of Professional Practice
Supply Chain Management (SCM) Department, Rutgers University