New York CPO Meet and Eat

June 06, 2017


1100 Avenue of the Americas

14th Floor, Executive Dining Room

New York, NY 10036


8:00 AM - Welcome & Introductions

8:15 AM – CPO presentation by Vicky LoGuercio, Vice President, Business Services, Home Box Office

9:00 AM -  Presentation by Daniel Symon, First Deputy Director, Mayor's Office of Contract Services, City of New York

9:30 AM – “A Day in the Life as a CPO” by Fred Lavins, CPO, Arco

9:45 AM - Roundtable Discussion led by Ivalua's Amol Joshi and Edward Dlugosz

  • What discussion items are top of mind?
  • What current projects are you working on?
  • Local, regional and global issues that you and your organizations face today?
  • Best practices and key changes in the industry that will be useful moving forward?

10:55 AM – Closing Comments

11:00 AM - Adjourn

Presentation By Daniel Symon

Daniel Symon, First Deputy Director of the NYC Mayor’s Office of Contract Services (MOCS) will lead a discussion on top of mind issues, and challanges surrounded by this tactical position. We invite you to join the discussion.


Dan Symon

First Deputy Director of the New York City Mayor
New York City Mayor's Office

Dan Symon is the First Deputy Director of the NYC Mayor’s Office of Contract Services (MOCS) where he is leading the development of NYC’s Procurement and Sourcing Solutions Portal (PASSPort) that will transform the City’s procurement sector. Dan brings his experience serving as Executive Director of the Health and Human Services Accelerator initiative which transformed the procurement operations for $4 Billion in New York City spend through a network of service providers that work directly with City residents. Prior to MOCS and Accelerator, Dan served in various government executive roles, managing multi-million dollar initiatives and multi-billion dollar procurement and financial management operations.