A warm welcome and meeting overview will be provided by Dawn Tiura, President and CEO, SIG. Join us with your camera on and your microphone open for this interactive roundtable format meeting. Learn from your peers, gain insights from our provider experts, and leave with new knowledge, strategies and contacts.
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.
Teeing up the conversation: Business stakeholders are continuously frustrated by how long procurement takes to bring suppliers on board. We all know the RFP process can be lengthy but even once a vendor is chosen – enterprises take 3-6 months to negotiate even the smallest contracts?
Mike is an accomplished enterprise executive with procurement, strategic management and technology expertise. Mike has a proven track record of architecting and executing large scale commercial and transformative programs to bring efficiencies and innovation in the Energy and Financial Services sectors. As the head of ContractAI, Mike helps define the product roadmap, improve customer experience and support business development efforts. Prior to joining App Orchid Mike was the Global Head of IT Procurement at BP where he led a global team managing spend in excess of $2B annually. Prior to joining BP, Mike served as the Chief Procurement Officer for Aviva North America, a large global insurance company based in the UK. Mike has also held several senior roles at ABN AMRO including Head of Infrastructure for the Americas.
Amrita’s global business experience in the technology industry spans a breadth of roles, from CEO to CMO to globalization consultant. She has held several permanent and interim CMO positions in companies that focus on next generation technology products and services. Prior CMO roles include, Persistent Systems, Xoriant and several start-ups where she launched strategic marketing efforts. Amrita has a passion for taking new technology solutions to market, having package virtually hundreds of solutions in areas such as AI, Security, Big Data, Machine Learning Automation and Cloud. Amrita is currently focused on a new AI-powered contracting solution, ContractAI which helps organizations accelerate time to market by as much as 80%. Amrita particularly enjoys working with diverse teams and has managed global teams across the world including South & Central America, East Asia, South Asia and Europe.
- Key pain points during the procurement process.
- Barriers and challenges to change within enterprises.
CPO & EXECUTIVE VIRTUAL SERIES OVERVIEW
SIG'S CPO & Executives Virtual Series is an opportunity for the most senior procurement executives to gather with their peers in an interactive virtual environment to discuss their most pressing issues. Facilitated in part by SIG Members, these small group conversations are designed to be topic-based for maximum value.
- Exclusive two-hour sessions on topics that are relevant to CPO and Executive-level procurement practitioners across industry
- Executive-level conversations with a limited number of attendees
- Relevant dialogues that generate actionable takeaways
- Upcoming CPO & Executive Virtual Events
- June 23, 2021
- July 21, 2021
- August 18, 2021