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Vishal Patel

Vice President, Ivalua

Vishal has spent the last 15 years in various roles within the procurement and supply chain technology market.

As an industry analyst, he researched and advised organisations in various industries on best and innovative practices, digitization and optimization.

He brings a thorough understanding of market trends and digital technologies that can help enterprises be more effective with their Procurement and Supply Chain strategies. He works to ensure that organisations are empowered with technology platforms that enable flexibility, innovation, and agility.

 

Session Details

“Enabling Smarter Procurement, Today” 

Procurement objectives continue to broaden, yet resources are fixed or declining at most resources. In order to succeed, leaders must enable more informed, strategic decision-making. A new study by Forrester surveyed 433 procurement, supply chain and finance leaders across North America and Europe. The results provide a practical look at how to enable smarter procurement.

Attend this session to learn:

> Procurement’s new objectives in the age of the customer
> The potential of new technologies such as AI to transform procurement
> The challenges preventing companies from effectively leveraging these technologies
> What companies need to do today to empower procurement to succeed