Fall 2019 Global Executive Summit - Carlsbad, CA

October 14, 2019 - October 16, 2019

SIG Global Executive Summits are 3-day events that are packed with the latest best practices, cost-cutting strategies, innovative processes and risk-mitigation approaches. Through CPO roundtables, keynote sessions, workshops, breakout sessions and networking events, you'll hear from industry thought leaders, discover the latest innovative trends and have the opportunity to network with like-minded professionals facing similar challenges.

Event Sponsor: 
Allegis Global Solutions
American Express
Codeforce 360
Everest Group
Guidant Global
JK Advisory
nextSource, Inc.
Oliver Wyman
PRO Unlimited
SAP Ariba
Sapience Analytics Corporation
Workday Strategic Sourcing
Simplify Workforce
Virtual Operations

Allegis Global Solutions is a leader in global talent solutions. To date, we support clients in more than 60 countries through regional hubs, matching our great people with businesses seeking to optimize their permanent and contingent workforces. For more information, please email NAinfo@allegisglobalsolutions.com or go to www.allegisglobalsolutions.com or call 410.579.3240.

Through our Global Commercial Services division, American Express offers powerful backing and support that helps companies of all sizes gain financial savings, control and efficiency. We provide a suite of payment and lending products, solutions for travel and everyday business spending, cross border payments, global currency solutions, and business financing. To learn more about Global Commercial Services visit http://www.americanexpress.com/us/credit-cards/business

The App Orchid platform helps enterprises build AI fueled apps. The App Orchid platform uses deep learning and natural language processing with business specific content delivered through knowledge graphs, to create powerful predictive apps. ContractAI, App Orchid’s newest product, is an AI-powered SaaS-based solution that automates and streamlines the analysis, creation and negotiation of contracts. ContractAI utilizes AI to automatically ingest and analyze historical contracts to author templates based on terms that were proven win-win. ContractAI eliminates the painful redlining process by giving suppliers vetted clause options. Enterprises can streamline the terms of negotiation based on past learnings, thereby reducing exposure to high-risk terms and conditions. ContractAI also helps enterprises easily understand negotiation boundaries, legal and compliance implications, obligation intents and permissible thresholds, so they can make better contracting decisions. For more information please visit https://www.apporchid.com/solutions/contractai/

Beeline helps leading enterprises manage their flexible workforce, including contractors, contingent, and project-based labor spend. Beeline Vendor Management System (VMS) is the only platform offering a single Software-as-a-Service solution for your entire non-employee workforce. Each Beeline solution leverages the powerful technology of the VMS including practical and sophisticated analytics, flexible workflow engine and system configuration, data security, and seamless integrations. Gain in-depth analysis of your cost, savings, operations, supplier performance, and other program metrics. Our ever-expanding global network of local knowledge provides cutting-edge technology, service-driven people and industry expertise to partner with you anywhere in the world. Learn more, visit www.beeline.com.

Canon Business Process Services leverages advanced technologies and solutions to deliver agility, exceptional workplace experiences and improved business performance. We achieve these results by applying our workforce management capabilities, Six Sigma methodologies and implementation expertise. With professionals across the US and in the Philippines, we have been named a Global Outsourcing 100 leader by IAOP for 14 straight years. Canon Business Process Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc. Learn more at cbps.canon.com and follow us on Twitter @CanonBPO.

CodeForce 360 is a growing IT staffing company which thrives on a seasoned team of IT experts, a palpable international presence, and the ability to leverage the best of professionals with razor-sharp skill-sets from its deep networks in the IT realm. Our objective is to deliver top-notch talent to our clients who include the likes of Fortune 500 corporations and to help them relish an unparalleled ROI. Our consistency is clearly reflected through our clients’ trust, our impeccable track record, and our reach that stretches to some of the most competitive IT markets across the planet.


ConnXus supplier management technology solutions simplify the complexities of global supply chains and allow buyers to achieve their goals of responsible and sustainable sourcing. ConnXus is a NMSDC, CPUC, CAMSC and State of Ohio-certified minority-owned business enterprise based in Mason, Ohio with local, regional and international capabilities. To watch a brief demo or learn more about our software solutions, visit connxus.com. For general questions, email support@connxus.com or sales@connxus.com to schedule a live demo. 

Coupa Software enables businesses everywhere to recognize bottom-line financial success via Savings-as-a-Service. More than 500 customers headquartered in over 40 countries use Coupa to support business agility and reduce costs. Only Coupa provides an organic suite of true cloud applications including accounts payable, procurement, expense management, sourcing and inventory, allowing customers to realize a return on investment that starts within a few months and grows continually. Learn more at www.coupa.com. Read more at our company blog, Making Cents or follow @Coupa on Twitter.

WNS-Denali helps outcome-driven companies maximize the impact and value of their unique business ecosystem. Together, we operationalize the Procurement function to improve financial performance, efficiency and reach. Our approach is based on co-creation. We collaborate with our clients to implement and execute customized next-generation operating models. We provide a wide range of advisory, managed services and enabling technologies for Procurement. Our clients are increasing the impact of Procurement across strategy, people, process, and technology. Everyone at WNS-Denali is passionate about the potential, power, and remarkable stories of Procurement. We are Procurement People.

Everest Group is a consulting and research firm focused on strategic IT, business services, engineering services, and sourcing. We are trusted advisors to senior executives of leading enterprises, providers, and investors. Our firm helps clients improve operational and financial performance through a hands-on process that supports them in making well-informed decisions that deliver high-impact results and achieve sustained value. Our insight and guidance empowers clients to improve organizational efficiency, effectiveness, agility and responsiveness. What sets Everest Group apart is the integration of deep sourcing knowledge, problem-solving skills and original research. For more details: www.everestgrp.com

GEP helps global enterprises operate more efficiently and effectively, gain competitive advantage, boost profitability, and maximize business and shareholder value.
Fresh thinking, innovative products, unrivaled domain and subject expertise, and smart, passionate people — this is how GEP creates and delivers unified supply chain solutions of unprecedented scale, power and effectiveness.
Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrants, Winner for Best Procurement Software and Best P2P Provider at the World Procurement Awards, Best Procurement Consultancy at CIPS Supply Management Awards, and Best Provider at the EPIC Procurement Excellence Awards, GEP is frequently honored as an innovator and leader in source-to-pay direct and indirect procurement software by Gartner, Forrester, IDC, Procurement Leaders, Spend Matters and CPO Rising.
GEP is also ranked leader in managed procurement services (procurement outsourcing) by Everest Group, NelsonHall, IDC, ISG, HfS and IAOP. In addition, the primary research firm in the management consulting sector, ALM Intelligence, ranks GEP leader in procurement strategy and supply chain consulting.
With 21 offices and operations centers in Europe, Asia and the Americas, Clark, New Jersey-based GEP helps enterprises worldwide realize their strategic, operational and financial objectives. To learn more about our comprehensive range of software and services, please visit www.gep.com.

Grubhub is an online food ordering service that makes it easy to feed the office. We help companies simplify the process of ordering meals and paying for those purchases. As a result we save our clients up to 30 percent on food-related costs, while making everyone happier and more productive. Perfect for employee meal perk programs, group orders, and office celebrations, we feed thousands of hungry teams across the US and London.  Visit us at corporate.grubhub.com.

Guidant Global is a new global talent acquisition and managed workforce solution provider operating at the forefront of today’s workplace. It is made up of the best of two Impellam businesses, Guidant Group based in the UK, a company with deep roots within the staffing industry and an unrivalled track record achieved through empowering great people to build true partnerships based on trust and collaboration and Bartech Workforce Solutions, based in the Americas, a business with a four-decade history which has grown to become one of the leading global providers of staffing and workforce management solutions. With vision firmly grounded in the future, bringing together these two Impellam businesses has created one stronger brand with synergies and expanded capabilities across a multiple geographic footprint. www.guidantglobal.com.

Ivalua ALL Spend, ALL Suppliers, NO Compromises. Recognized as a Leader by Gartner and other analysts, Ivalua’s Source-to-Pay suite is leveraged by over 300 leading companies across the globe to manage over $500 Billion in direct and indirect spend. The platform’s combination of ease-of-use, depth, breadth and flexibility ensures high employee and supplier adoption, rapid time to value and the ability to meet unique or evolving requirements, evidenced by the industry’s leading 98%+ retention rate. Realize the possibilities at www.ivalua.com. Follow us at @Ivalua.  

Viet Ho is an internationally recognized expert in Procurement. His perceptive insights and knowledge wealth are built on his 25+ years of transformational experiences at A. T. Kearney, Accenture, JPMorgan Chase, and Russell Investments.

In 2018, Viet formed JKAdvisory (“JKA”). JKA is specifically targeted at assisting organizations demonstrate Procurement value to leadership. Under the JKA umbrella, Viet has gained clients’ accolades for his innovative solutions to move Procurement organizations from tactical-to-strategic-to-transformational.

The JKA’s team is located in the U.S. with remote resources for offshore capabilities. JKA’s services provide real solutions – from strategic initiatives in Sourcing Transformation and Procurement Buy Desk, operational challenges in P2P and Contracting, to immediate low-cost tactical issues in Contract Database, Supplier Onboarding and Spend Analytics.

LeaseAccelerator is a Software-as-a-Service provider in the fast-growing Enterprise Lease Accounting software sector. We recently raised $30M in our Series B funding round from Insight Venture Partners after a record-breaking year in 2017 in which we tripled revenues. LeaseAccelerator is the world’s first software application designed specifically for Enterprise Lease Accounting. We help Fortune 500 companies in three areas: (1) Lease Sourcing - Save money on financing terms by more efficiently sourcing new equipment leases, (2) Lease Performance - Reduce evergreen fees by proactively managing your leases through end-of-term, and (3) Lease Accounting - Comply with new IFRS and FASB accounting rules governing leases. For more information, visit our website at https://explore.leaseaccelerator.com/

For over 20 years, nextSource has been helping procurement leaders drive cost savings and improve compliance in the sourcing of contingent labor. Our managed services programs (MSP) streamline the management of temporary staffing suppliers, and our statement of work (SOW) solution provides oversight and governance in project-based work. As pioneers in the workforce industry, we know how select and implement the right technologies that match our clients’ needs to bring visibility, reporting, analytics and capture rogue spend. At its core, our approach is consultative, vendor-neutral, and technology agnostic. For more information, visit us at www.nextSource.com. Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter


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].

The PeopleTicker is a compensation research solution that empowers Procurement, HR and SOW Project leaders with knowledge to take control of negotiations and effectively manage their labor spend.  Behind PeopleTicker's compensation results, lives and breathes an organization of professionals dedicated to helping companies prosper and expand by making the most informed pricing & hiring decisions possible.  Whether you choose the Full-Service Enterprise solution or our Self-Service Job Library Store for on-demand benchmarking, you continually benefit from monthly updates to support direct sourcing and retentioncontract-to-hire conversionsgig, project, and contract workers. For more info, you can visit us at https://peopleticker.com. You can also contact us directly at 844.887.5501

PRO Unlimited is the world’s largest purely vendor-neutral Managed Service Provider (MSP) with its own integrated Vendor Management System (VMS) platform (Wand). For over 27 years, PRO has helped organizations address the costs, risks, and quality issues associated with managing a contingent workforce. PRO offers solutions e-procurement and management of contingent labor, 1099/co-employment risk management, and third-party payrolling services for client-sourced contract talent. w: www.prounlimited.com  e: information@prounlimited.com p: 800.291.1099

ProcureAbilityTM transforms traditional, outdated consulting and staffing models by offering our clients advisory and talent resource support on their terms. Our delivery model is unique, allowing for a wide range of flexibility. We give clients access to unbundled resources, plus the ability to selectively add value through leading-edge methodologies, the latest best practices, and specialized insight and advice—an approach unheard of in traditional consulting and staffing firms. Since 1996 we’ve focused only on procurement’s success. It’s all we do. For more information, visit www.ProcureAbility.com or call (888) 824-8866.

RapidRatings is transforming the way the world’s leading companies manage enterprise and financial risk. RapidRatings provides the most sophisticated analysis of the financial health of public and private companies in the world. The company’s analytics system provides predictive insights into third-party partners, suppliers, vendors, customers and securities issuers. Every business conversation becomes more productive, transparent and efficient with the RapidRatings Financial Health System.

SAP Procurement Solutions includes SAP Ariba, SAP Fieldglass and SAP S/4HANA-based offerings for operational procurement, delivering a comprehensive suite for goods and services procurement and external workforce management. SAP Ariba solutions provide collaborative commerce capabilities from sourcing and orders through invoice and payment along with expertise to help customers optimize their spend. The solutions drive simple, intelligent exchanges between millions of buyers and suppliers across both direct and indirect expense categories. SAP Fieldglass solutions are market leading for external workforce management and services procurement, helping global organizations find, engage and manage all types of flexible resources including contingent workers and services providers.

Sapience Analytics, is a market leader in people analytics, and provides a unique enterprise workforce analytics and efficiency solution.  Sapience delivers unprecedented visibility into work patterns and behavior in an organization, and is used by leaders of over 90 major customers across 18 countries to make better informed decisions and improve operating efficiencies across their enterprises.  The Sapience platform focuses on helping companies achieve improved efficiencies for staffing, workload optimization, process improvement, robotic process automation, and outsourcing governance.  Sapience is the recipient of several industry awards for its innovative product and fast growth, including Dun & Bradstreet, Frost & Sullivan, TiES0 - Bay area, NASSCOM, and IDG Channel World.  www.sapience.net.


Workday Strategic Sourcing is the sourcing and supplier engagement platform trusted by procurement teams globally. The intuitive, cloud-based solution - encompassing everything from project intake to RFx and contracts to supplier management - helps streamline the source to contract process and empowers collaboration and decision making to drive better business outcomes.

Seal Software is the leading provider of contract discovery, data extraction and analytics. With Seal’s machine learning and NLP technologies, companies can find contracts of any file type across their networks, quickly understand what risks or opportunities are hidden in their contracts and place them in a centralized repository. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Seal empowers enterprises around the world to maximize revenue opportunities, reduce costs, and mitigate risks associated with contractual documents, systems, and processes. For more information, visit Seal Software at seal-software.com.

Simplify Workforce is our transformational workforce innovation platform. We have the most dynamic tech stack in the market, which provides a rapidly deployable, integration-savvy, and no walls configuration solution. SimplifyVMS is our cloud-based contingent workforce management and services procurement solution, which provides an all-encompassing approach to managing all aspects of your contingent workforce and enables companies to increase profitability, mitigate risk, and source qualified talent by optimizing their extended workforce.

Simplify focuses on developing a true business partnership with each of our clients, from implementation through production, which establishes trust and confidence in a collaboratively created VMS strategy and generates positive business outcomes for our clients. For more information, you can visit us at http://simplifyworkforce.com/. You can also contact us directly at 706.577.1143.

SirionLabs, the SaaS leader in enterprise contract management (CLM), helps enterprises manage the complete contracting lifecycle on a single, easy-to-use platform. SirionLabs’ proprietary solution, Sirion, applies breakthroughs in artificial intelligence to meet the needs of businesses in the digital age. Sirion’s AI-powered capabilities – from smart contract authoring to auto-contract extraction, real-time performance management, automated invoice validation, and data-based relationship management – enable enterprises to drive business velocity and outcomes, reduce risk and enhance revenue/savings in commercial engagements. SirionLabs enables 200+ leading companies such as Vodafone, Unilever, BP and Credit Suisse to manage 3.5+ million contracts across 100+ countries.

Toptal is the leading on-demand professional network that connects the world’s top talent with leading corporations. Toptal enables Enterprises to accelerate projects and quickly adapt to innovative technology and disruptive competition. With Toptal, business leaders are no longer limited by painful internal recruiting processes and geographical constraints. Instead, they can instantly connect and start working with the perfect software engineering, design, or business talent for the job.  www.toptal.com/enterprise.

Virtual Operations is a specialist Intelligent Automation and Digital Enablement Company.

Virtual Operations have been helping our clients adopt automation technologies and develop digital strategy for almost a decade. We evolved from deploying RPA-only solutions, to combining process excellence techniques with intelligent automation technologies (Robotics, AI, Machine Learning & Analytics), enabling our clients to rapidly become self-sufficient. 

 With operations globally, we support a number of regions and industries, successfully combining automation technologies with process excellence methodologies to deliver resilient digital programs. Our global automation Academy is industry leading, enabling students and teams with the skills necessary to run and sustain a digital program.

Workspend is a global leader in providing innovative talent supply chain solutions to mid-market and enterprise-level clients, including the Fortune 500, and the public sector. Workspend offers two different service offerings: MSP Lite and Full MSP. They are both flexible, unbundled, and take a modularized and data centric approach to managed services. Through its expansive reach and extensive experience, Workspend delivers highly-customized, outcomes-focused solutions on a local, national, and global basis. Visit our website: www.workspend.com 

For more information: marketing@workspend.com