Eastern Regional SIGnature Event





September 16, 2021

Eastern Time

 

Executive Roundtable hosted by Oliver Wyman

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 12:00

This session brings our most senior buy-side attendees together for an exclusive, topic-based meeting. This is a Zoom style meeting, where delegates are on-camera with an open mic for open discussions, executive learning and peer networking. Hosted by Oliver Wyman, content and dialogue are designed specifically for the most senior delegates. This is an invitation only meeting. 

Educational Keynote

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 12:00

Join us to learn from our featured educational industry expert. This is session offers an educational presentation with plenty of open discussion and Q&A.

 

Speed Networking

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 13:20

Speed Networking is an exciting way to make multiple like-minded connections in a short amount of time. You will be matched (virtually) for 3-minute meetings to learn and connect with your industry peers. Buy-side will connect with sell-side sponsors to learn more about solutions as well as with other buy-side delegates to strengthen your networks. This is a fast-paced, fun, and easy way to create the connections needed to increase value in the event as well as in your day-to-day professional lives.

SIG Talk #1

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 13:55

SIG Talks allow our valued provider sponsors 15-minutes to highlight themselves in a "Ted Talk" style format providing you with an overview on how they may apply to your business. We find that these short talks deliver maximum value in a short amount of time and uncover great value for our buy-side delegates. 

SIG Talk #2

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 14:15

SIG Talks allow our valued provider sponsors 15-minutes to highlight themselves in a "Ted Talk" style format providing you with an overview on how they may apply to your business. We find that these short talks deliver maximum value in a short amount of time and uncover great value for our buy-side delegates. 

Sponsoring Provider Keynote by JAGGAER

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 14:35

Sponsoring provider or senior buy-side keynote presentation will take place to bring you. powerful solutions to industry problems.

SIG Talk #3

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 15:10

SIG Talks allow our valued provider sponsors 15-minutes to highlight themselves in a "Ted Talk" style format providing you with an overview on how they may apply to your business. We find that these short talks deliver maximum value in a short amount of time and uncover great value for our buy-side delegates. 

 

SIG Talk #4

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 15:30

SIG Talks allow our valued provider sponsors 15-minutes to highlight themselves in a "Ted Talk" style format providing you with an overview on how they may apply to your business. We find that these short talks deliver maximum value in a short amount of time and uncover great value for our buy-side delegates. 

 

CPO Keynote Presentation by Joseph Martinez, CPO Bank of New York Mellon

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 15:50
Learn from our highlighted Buy-side Keynote Presentation. In the SIG community, our Industry experts bring specific expertise to our most challenging situations. Skillfully articulated with applicable take-away's, these presentations are worth every minute invested.

Joseph Martinez

Global Chief Procurement Officer
Bank of New York Mellon

Joseph Martinez is the Chief Procurement – BNY Mellon where he is responsible for Strategic Sourcing, Procurement to Pay Operations, Category Management, Market Data, Accounts Payable and Supply Chain Analytics.  Prior to joining BNY Mellon he was the Chief Procurement & Financial Operations Officer for MUFG Bank where he was responsible for sourcing, travel, procurement to pay operations, corporate real estate, corporate insurance, corporate security and 1st line third party risk management for MUFG. Prior to that he was the Head of Global Sourcing – APAC at Deutsche Bank in Singapore. 

Martinez brings more than 30 years of experience in Supply Chain Management. Where he has held various senior positions in financial institutions such as Bank of America, American Express and Joseph was Chief Procurement Officer at Wachovia Bank. He also served as a Managing Director in the Strategic Sourcing Group at JPMorgan Chase, successfully leading the Professional Services Procurement Operations on a global scale.  His prior experience also includes consulting for PricewaterhouseCoopers, as well as spending over ten years living and working internationally in Asia (Japan, China and Singapore) and two years in the Latin America markets earlier in his career.  Post University, Joseph served 8 years in the U.S. Army and is a veteran.

Joseph has contributed to publications and written articles on topics of Supply Chain Management for the International Association for Commercial Contract Management and the Institute for Supply Management.  Joseph is a co-author for the CPSM Study Guide and the three-book ISM Professional Series Certified Professional in Supply Management. He is a Certified Sourcing Professional from SIG University and a 2019 Super Nova Sourcing Hall of Fame Recipient.  

Closing Remarks & Adjourn

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 16:20

Dawn Tiura

CEO and President
Sourcing Industry Group (SIG)

Dawn Tiura, CEO and President of SIG, SIG University and Future of Sourcing digital publication, has more than 26 years of leadership experience, with the past 22 years focused on the sourcing and outsourcing industry. In 2007, Dawn joined SIG as CEO, but has been active in SIG as a speaker and trusted advisor since 1999, bringing the latest developments in sourcing and outsourcing to SIG members. Prior to joining SIG, Dawn held leadership positions as CEO of Denali Group and before that as a partner in a CPA firm. Dawn is actively involved on a number of boards promoting civic, health and children's issues in the Jacksonville, Florida area. Dawn is a licensed CPA and has a BA from the University of Michigan and an MS in taxation from Golden Gate University. Dawn brings to SIG a culture of brainstorming and internal innovation.

Event Sponsor: 
JAGGAER
Oliver Wyman

About SIGnature Events

SIGnature Events are powerful one-day meetings in which buy-side practitioners benchmark with other organizations and network with colleagues facing similar issues. The event offers executive roundtables, general session speakers, lunch, CPO presentations, analyst overviews and SIG Talks (15-minute discussions in a "Ted Talk" format), as well as our famous Provider Showcase program. Delegates will learn and network throughout the day, then wind down the afternoon with a happy hour, casual one-on-one discussions and a pocket full of long-term collegial relationships. Keep an eye on our event calendar for specific dates and topics of upcoming events!

Sample Agenda for SIGnature Events

Times are based on Eastern Time (UTC -5)

9:00 AM Executive Roundtable for director level delegates and above 
Concurrent Grand Roundtable for general session delegates
11:30 AM Lunch and general session keynote presentation
12:30 PM CPO presentation
1:15 PM BREAK
1:30 PM CPO or industry analyst presentation on current trends and state of the industry
2:15 PM SIG Talks ("Ted Talk" format presentations)
3:30 PM Provider Showcase and Happy Hour
5:30 PM Adjourn
Time Zone: 
Eastern

SIGnature Hybrid Events are powerful one-day meetings in which buy-side practitioners benchmark with other organizations and network with colleagues facing similar issues. This hybrid event offers an Executive Roundtable, General Session Speakers offering training and practical, implementable tools, CPO Presentations, Analyst Overviews, and SIG Talks (15-minute discussions in a "Ted Talk" format). This event runs simultaneously in an in-person and virtual format so delegates on-site will experience the same programming for those online. Our day will wrap with a Networking session to allow all delegates the opportunity to connect. In-person participants will visit our Provider Showcase sponsor tables where our providers will showcase their industry expertise, all while enjoying a happy hour reception. Our virtual attendees can meet one-to-one or one-to-many for more targeting networking as well as enjoy sponsor demos or explore sponsor booths. 

The maximum number of registrations per provider company for a SIGnature Event Sponsor is 5 delegates.

All attendees must agree to abide by the SIG Terms & Conditions.

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JAGGAER is the world’s largest independent spend management company, with over 2000 customers connected to a network of 4 million suppliers in 70 countries, served by offices located in the Americas, APAC, Asia and EMEA. JAGGAER offers complete SaaS-based Source to Pay eProcurement solutions with advanced Spend Analytics, Sourcing, Supplier Management, Contract Lifecycle Management, Savings Tracking, and intelligent workflow capabilities all on a single platform, JAGGAER ONE. JAGGAER has pioneered spend solutions for over two decades and continues to lead the innovation curve by listening to customers and stakeholders in all industry sectors, public services and academia. Additionally, JAGGAER holds 37 patents–more than any other spend management company.  For more information: https://www.jaggaer.com/.

Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management consulting. With offices in 50+ cities across nearly 30 countries, Oliver Wyman combines deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organization transformation. The firm has more than 5,000 professionals around the world who help clients optimize their business, improve their operations and risk profile, and accelerate their organizational performance to seize the most attractive opportunities. Oliver Wyman is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies [NYSE: MMC].

Keynote Speakers

Joseph Martinez
Global Chief Procurement Officer
Bank of New York Mellon

Joseph Martinez is the Chief Procurement – BNY Mellon where he is responsible for Strategic Sourcing, Procurement to Pay Operations, Category Management, Market Data, Accounts Payable and Supply Chain Analytics.  Prior to joining BNY Mellon he was the Chief Procurement & Financial Operations Officer for MUFG Bank where he was responsible for sourcing, travel, procurement to pay operations, corporate real estate, corporate insurance, corporate security and 1st line third party risk management for MUFG. Prior to that he was the Head of Global Sourcing – APAC at Deutsche Bank in Singapore. 

Martinez brings more than 30 years of experience in Supply Chain Management. Where he has held various senior positions in financial institutions such as Bank of America, American Express and Joseph was Chief Procurement Officer at Wachovia Bank. He also served as a Managing Director in the Strategic Sourcing Group at JPMorgan Chase, successfully leading the Professional Services Procurement Operations on a global scale.  His prior experience also includes consulting for PricewaterhouseCoopers, as well as spending over ten years living and working internationally in Asia (Japan, China and Singapore) and two years in the Latin America markets earlier in his career.  Post University, Joseph served 8 years in the U.S. Army and is a veteran.

Joseph has contributed to publications and written articles on topics of Supply Chain Management for the International Association for Commercial Contract Management and the Institute for Supply Management.  Joseph is a co-author for the CPSM Study Guide and the three-book ISM Professional Series Certified Professional in Supply Management. He is a Certified Sourcing Professional from SIG University and a 2019 Super Nova Sourcing Hall of Fame Recipient.  




Dawn Tiura
CEO and President
Sourcing Industry Group (SIG)

Dawn Tiura, CEO and President of SIG, SIG University and Future of Sourcing digital publication, has more than 26 years of leadership experience, with the past 22 years focused on the sourcing and outsourcing industry. In 2007, Dawn joined SIG as CEO, but has been active in SIG as a speaker and trusted advisor since 1999, bringing the latest developments in sourcing and outsourcing to SIG members. Prior to joining SIG, Dawn held leadership positions as CEO of Denali Group and before that as a partner in a CPA firm. Dawn is actively involved on a number of boards promoting civic, health and children's issues in the Jacksonville, Florida area. Dawn is a licensed CPA and has a BA from the University of Michigan and an MS in taxation from Golden Gate University. Dawn brings to SIG a culture of brainstorming and internal innovation.