8:00 - Delegate Breakfast
8:45 - Live Peer2Peer/Grand Roundtable
10:00 - NETWORKING BREAK
10:15 - Ecolab, Our Procurement Function Journey and Hallmark Win in 2016 by George Kattner, VP, Global Indirect Procurement at Ecolab and Bill Sedoff, Director, Global Indirect Sourcing at Ecolab
11:05 - Thought Leadership Presentation by ScoutRFP
12:00 - NETWORKING LUNCH
12:45 - Roundtable Breakout Sessions (Each Delegate will attend 3 roundtable discussions facilitated by Mayer Brown, MBO Partners, and ScoutRFP)
2:00 - Connected Devices, Data and Internet of Things for B2B by Brad Peterson and Rebecca Eisner, Partners, Mayer Brown
2:50 - Transforming the Talent Supply Chain with Self-Sourcing by MBO Partners by Hazzen Muñoz, HR Director, Employee Relations & Compliance, Ecolab and Bob Lucas, SVP Business Development, MBO Partners
3:40 - Closing Discussion and Wrap-Up
4:00 - Adjourn
Hazzen Muñoz is HR Director, Employee Relations & Compliance for Ecolab. He is responsible for providing leadership for Ecolab’s developing contingent workforce management program, as well as enabling a high performing work environment by aligning policies, processes and practices that concern the relationship of employees with Ecolab’s values and desired behaviors while ensuring compliance to with applicable laws and regulations.
Bob Lucas is SVP of Business Development at MBO Partners and is responsible for the company’s business development and sales efforts. He has over 25 years of experience in the contract workforce industry and has been recognized for leadership as one of Supply and Demand Chain Executive’s “Pros to Know.”
Please join Brad Peterson and Rebecca Eisner, Partners at Mayer Brown as they lead a discussion on the following hot topics:
- Legal issues for businesses using IoT
- Legal and supply chain issues surrounding the integration of connected devices and platforms
- Data management and analytics issues with connected devices and platforms
Brad Peterson is a partner in Mayer Brown’s Chicago office. He leads the Technology Transactions practice.
Lauded by clients as “astonishingly talented” (Chambers USA 2010), Brad has focused his practice for 20 years on helping companies work better with their technology and operations suppliers. In outsourcing, he has represented customers in dozens of large managed services agreements with, cumulatively, over $15 billion in contract value. In the past five years, he has represented clients in increasing numbers of contracts with digital services providers, including cloud, data analytics, “as a Service” and automated process scopes and cyber security and privacy issues related to those scopes. He also has extensive experience representing companies’ licensing enterprise systems and contracting for systems integration and systems development for those systems. He benefits in this practice from majoring in Computer Studies as an undergraduate, receiving an MBA from the University of Chicago, and working as a software developer and IBM Marketing Representative for years before attending Harvard Law School.
Rebecca Eisner is Partner-in-Charge of Mayer Brown's Chicago office and previously served as a member of the Global Partnership Board.
Rebecca has over 20 years of experience representing clients in hundreds of matters in three main areas: outsourcing, emerging technologies, and data privacy and security.
In outsourcing, Rebecca has represented clients in many industries in complex global technology and business process outsourcing transactions of all types. She also has experience with re-structuring and re-negotiating outsourcing transactions, in-sourcing, managing acquisitions and divestitures in outsourcing transactions, and termination of outsourcing arrangements, and other strategic sourcing relationships.
Rebecca is nationally ranked in the areas of technology and business process outsourcing. She has been described as “an expert negotiator, and intelligent, focused and pragmatic." Sources note that “her dynamism in negotiations is extremely effective” and that she "knows her subject matter and is very open and engaging." Rebecca has also been lauded for her “ability to get the results we're looking for without antagonizing the other party” (Chambers Global and Chambers USA). She has also been named as among the World's Leading Lawyers (information technology), Best Lawyers in America (technology law and information technology), one of the top women attorneys in Illinois (Leading Lawyers Network 2006, 2007, 2009) and on the list of Illinois Super Lawyers. Rebecca is recognized as one of the leading lawyers in the outsourcing field by Chambers Global (“1” ranking in Outsourcing), Chambers USA (“1” ranking in “Nationwide: Outsourcing” and “Illinois: Technology & IT Outsourcing”) and Legal 500 (recognized in “Technology Outsourcing”). Best Lawyers named Rebecca as its Chicago Technology Lawyer of the Year for 2015. Profiles in Diversity Journal has named her a “Woman Worth Watching”.