Spring 2019 Global Executive Summit - Amelia Island, FL




April 15, 2019 - April 17, 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: 
American Express
Beeline
Canon
Connxus
Coupa
WNS-Denali
Everest Group
GEP
Guidant Global
KellyOCG
KPMG
LanceSoft
ProcureAbility
Sapience Analytics Corporation
SIG U
Sutherland Global
Toptal
TraDove
Worldwide Services
Zycus






















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

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.

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.
 

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.

For clients worldwide, KellyOCG® guides and manages all categories of talent to strategically drive business growth. By applying labor market insight, data analytics, and supply chain management principles, KellyOCG optimizes your labor spend; delivering access to service providers and quality talent at competitive rates and with minimized risk. KellyOCG is the Outsourcing and Consulting Group of workforce solutions provider, Kelly Services, Inc. Solution offerings include Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO), Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Contingent Workforce Outsourcing (CWO); including Statement of Work (SOW) Management and Independent Contractor Solutions; Human Resources Consulting, Career Transition and Executive Coaching & Development, andExecutive Search. For more information please visit: http://www.kellyocg.com

KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, is the U.S. member firm of KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”). KPMG is a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 153 countries and territories and have 207,000 people working in member firms around the world.

Established in 2000, A Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), LanceSoft Inc. is a pioneer in providing premium end-to-end Professional IT/Non-IT Contingent Workforce Solutions and IT Services to diverse clients across various domains. With currently over 1000+ staff serving over 80 clients worldwide including “Fortune” companies, LanceSoft serves a wide array of industries including Healthcare/ Insurance, Pharma/ Medical Devices, IT/ Technology, Telecom, Retail and Distribution, Energy & Utilities, Banking/ Finance, Manufacturing, Automobile, Media, Transportation, and Government Sectors.

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.

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.

 

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.

SIG University was founded on the ideals of elevating sourcing and risk professionals to deliver strategic value to the corporation. SIG University is an inclusive, internationally recognized university with a mission of advancing the sourcing and risk management industries and transforming careers.
 

SIG University was created at the request of SIG members, who saw an educational training gap for today's workforce. SIG University uses an adult learning model to transfer the knowledge and skills to its students. The learning model is focused on the self-directed learner, who has the basic knowledge and skills of the material, is motivated, has good time management skills and has the ability to self-evaluate. The SIG U learning model is supported by a practitioner faculty who currently hold senior leadership positions in sourcing and risk management, allowing them to guide students to a better learning outcome.

Sutherland is a process transformation company focused on helping companies rethink the way business gets done. Whether transforming your financial processes, applying analytics to customer care, or leveraging experience design to build a customer journey map, we are experts in re-engineering process. We design exceptional customer experiences for the digital age, by deconstructing your business processes, rethinking, rebuilding, and delivering them back smarter, more efficient and more effective than before. We're the people behind the screens, the clicks, the voice commands and all the points in-between where customers connect with your business. At Sutherland, we're where people and process come together. To learn more, visit us at www.sutherlandglobal.com.

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.

Just as Facebook connects friends and LinkedIn connects professionals, TraDove connects business partners with its business social networking platform. We shorten the cycle for corporate buyers and sellers to find each other, make B2B more transparent and trustworthy, and provides company-to-company precision advertising using AI, blockchain, and social network technology. Our trusted blockchain technology eliminates the payment complexity associated with international transactions.

Worldwide Services delivers a wide range of world-class Managed IT services and products all designed to provide technology solutions that will protect your business. We focus on helping businesses reduce capital expense, increase network efficiency all while eliminating their risks and providing higher quality service levels. Today, companies require hybrid IT infrastructures composed of hardware, software, and network products. Worldwide Services, with our proven track record of multi-vendor support combined with our portfolio of over 200+ supported product brands, ensures both availability today and a broad product evolution path for tomorrow’s emerging technologies. Phone: 1-855-894-6400 & Email: sales@worldwideservices.net

Zycus, with our spirit of innovation and a passion to help procurement reach greater business advantages, we have evolved our portfolio to a comprehensive full suite of Procurement Performance Solutions - Spend Analysis, eSourcing, Contract Management, Supplier Management, Financial Savings Management, and Procure-to-Pay - to encompass the complete Source-to-Settle process. At Zycus, we believe in being 100% responsive to customer needs and positioning procurement at the heart of business performance. With a decade long experience in procurement technology and 200+ solution deployments among global Fortune 1000 clients, we continue on our pursuit to drive competitive business performance. For more information, visit www.zycus.com.