The Ideal Leader with Mike Morsch

Feb 28 2019

From starting his career as a software developer, Mike worked his way up through IT organizations to hone the craft of IT and created the procurement function at CDK Global from scratch. After spending years working alongside the procurement organization in previous positions, he now leads a world-class procurement team and brings his unique insight to the procurement role. Leading CDK’s digital transformation and championing RPA implementation within CDK, Mike is passionate about leading the sourcing and supply chain into the next generation of technology. Mike’s message is clear: CPOs need to be technology evangelists to succeed today.

Key Takeaways:

  • Coming from the IT sector, Mike’s experience from CIO to CPO gives him unique insight into the role of procurement and how it needs to evolve to bring the most impact to the business. 
  • Learn about the advanced technologies that Mike warns procurement professionals not to ignore if they don’t want to leave money on the table or put their own jobs at risk.
  • When it comes to digital transformation, Mike outlines the specific skill sets that procurement leaders need in order to be successful in their own roles, as well as what it takes to build great teams and retain that talent.