Jim Booth, Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President, Fogbreak Software
Pioneer in applying lead-time profiling techniques to help manufacturers reduce lead times, improve flexibility and reduce supply chain risk.
Dennis P. Buckley, Vice President of Operations, DSSI LLC
Worked with Walsh College in the Detroit area to establish the school's procurement curriculum.
Charles W. Chase Jr., Global Strategist for Analytics, SAS
Past president of the International Association of Business Forecasting. Regular speaker at such universities as MIT, Texas A&M and University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
Greg Cronin, President and CEO, TrenStar Inc.
Thought-leader in warehouse management space, helping to bring the term "supply chain event management" into the SCM lexicon.
Jamie Duke, Chief Operating Officer, SciQuest
Strong advocate of aligning supply chain technologies with an overall supply chain strategy that addresses process and organization imperatives.
Carrie Ericson, Vice President, A.T. Kearney Procurement Solutions
Frequent author and speaker on the importance of sourcing and procurement within enterprises.
Craig Federighi, Chief Technology Officer, Ariba Inc.
Advocates taking a holistic view of a company's spending habits and addressing the full cycle of spending from planning to payment.
Tom Glassanos, President/CEO, Xign Corp.
Helped pioneer the concept of outsourced buyer-side settlement automation as an alternative to electronic invoice presentment and payment (EIPP) solutions.
Brent Habig, Executive Vice President of Sales and Consulting, Verticalnet
Long-time advocate of leveraging an enterprise's spend data. Has written on approaches to dealing with the "data deluge" in the supply chain world.
Larry W. Hall, President and CEO, Prosero
Regular speaker and writer on supply and demand topics, addressing procurement, sourcing, compliance and procurement outsourcing issues, among others.
Keith Hausmann, Vice President of Sourcing and Category Management, ICG Commerce
Frequent speaker at industry forums on such topics as aggregation/consortiums and e-procurement success criteria.
David James Horne, CEO, XPORTA
Educates companies on the value of global sourcing as a key strategy for gross margin improvement. Coined term "supplier relationship management (SRM)."
L. George Klaus, CEO, Epicor Software Corp.
Strong advocate for the development of solutions tailored to meet the requirements of mid-market supply and demand chains.
Jim Lawton, Vice President of Marketing, Optiant
Graduate of MIT's Leaders for Manufacturing program. Frequent speaker at industry conferences on supply chain design and inventory optimization.
Pam Lopker, President and Chairman, QAD Inc.
Thought-leading pioneer in the development of solutions for manufacturing. Named a "Hero of U.S. Manufacturing" by Fortune.
Jack Mason, Ph.D., President, Co-founder, EnergyWindow Inc.
Helped pioneer the application of e-solutions to the procurement of energy services.
John Pulling, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Provia Software
Advocates helping companies lower the total cost of ownership of their supply chain and B2B software by better educating enterprises in how to automate their processes.
Jay Reddy, Founder and President, MindFlow Technologies
Helped pioneer the merger of optimization technology with strategic sourcing tools.
Jim Rogers, Vice President of B2B Integration Services, Global eXchange Services
Leading advocate of automating B2B interactions and integrating business processes to move inter-enterprise collaboration beyond the data level.
Alexander Saldanha, Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder, Softface
Pioneer in applying natural-language processing to automate the aggregation and cleansing of spend data.
Tuomas Sandholm, Founder, Chairman, Chief Technology Officer, CombineNet
Pioneer in applying combinatorial science to facilitate better sourcing and procurement decisions.
Steve Savignano, CEO, Ketera Technologies
Leading advocate of the "on demand" model of spend management, promoting software as a service.
Mac Schuessler, Vice President Global Corporate Purchasing Solutions, American Express
Early advocate of using e-procurement systems to streamline the front end of the procurement process.