Seattle CPO Meet and Eat

May 11, 2017


777 106th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004



8:00 AM - Welcome & Introductions

8:15 AM – CPO keynote presentation by Don Shulte, PACCAR

9:00 AM – “A Day in the Life as a CPO” by Lys Hardy, REI and Jason Moulding, MultiCare Heath System

9:30 AM - Roundtable Discussion led by Jeff Felix, SIG

Discussion topics that were suggested as top of mind:

  • Recruitment – local university internship programs

  • Supplier Development Programs focusing on ideation and joint-partnership

  • Beyond traditional QBR/SRM activities 

  • How MSA covers for new IP generated and the risks and costs to run such programs

  • Resource planning: staff turnover, temp resources market in Seattle, increase usage of gig economy like Upworks

  • Use of robotics
  • Risk management demand on procurement
  • What is "bad busy" and how much of our work is "bad busy" and how to get rid if it
  • What else?

10:45 AM – Debrief and Next Steps by Viet Ho, Russell Investments

  • What is next for this group? Happy hour, private discussion boards, consortium, etc.?
  • What did you learn today that was useful to you?
  • What do you need to actually leverage what you learned with today?

11:00 AM - Adjourn