David Landsman leads the SAP Ariba Discovery organization and serves as Global Vice President & General Manager. For over 15 years he has been connecting companies at the exact moment they need each other. He has helped companies achieve cost savings, break into new markets and drive new business leveraging e-commerce marketplaces. Since joining SAP Ariba, Landsman directed the reconstruction of both the buyer and supplier adoption teams driving record growth in marketplace adoption. Landsman is extremely passionate about emerging technology and start-ups. Between First Index & MFG.com Landsman has over 10 years of experience at VC funded companies that raised, in aggregate, close to $100 million dollars. With over a decade in leadership, Landsman has been a champion of diversity and inclusion. He has a deeply held belief that different backgrounds bring different perspectives and different perspectives lead to innovation. As a thought leader in the supply chain space and connecting companies, Landsman has been invited to speak at the National Institute of Standards & Technology (N.I.S.T) on matters of supplier discovery, strategic sourcing and taxonomic science. Landsman is widely followed on the subjects of leadership, manufacturing & supply chain and can be reached via Twitter @DavidILandsman. Also, connect with David on LinkedIn and learn more about SAP Ariba Discovery at www.aribadiscovery.com
Some people talk about cutting-edge technology, others actively engage in it… Linda Goetze, MEd., has been actively engaged in blockchain technology for over six years and currently serves as President of the Blockchain Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber’s mission is to raise awareness and facilitate adoption of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies through education and improvements in the consumer experience. Mensan and mother of twins, Linda enjoys golf, pickleball and volleyball when she’s not busy connecting with blockchain businesses around the world or sharing her passion for BloomInTheDark.org – her favorite charity. Connect with Linda on LinkedIn and learn more about the BlockChain Chamber of Commerce at www.blockchainchamber.org
Roger Dunkin is Co-Founder and Vice President, Product and Development with Riskonnect. He is a worldwide leader in risk management technology solutions, with more than 20 years of experience serving global organizations and providing solutions that directly and positively affect the bottom line. In his role, Dunkin is responsible for creating and launching innovative, scalable solutions to address challenges in the management of risk facing key global industries. Prior to joining Riskonnect in January 2010, Dunkin served as Chief Operating Officer of Shelter Island Risk Services, a risk technology consultant firm, previously a division of Arthur J. Gallagher and Co. He is the author of Risk Management Reporting Best Practices Guide and Risk Management Data Quality Strategies. He earned his undergraduate degree in Computer Sciences from Berry College. Connect with Roger on LinkedIn and follow Riskonnect on Twitter at @Riskonnect.
Ashley Liebke is President & CEO at Vision Media Group and is an innovative digital marketing and strategy leader with two decades of business development experience. Over the last five years she has become a noted leader in retail supply chain optimization and digital consumer experience – – and is connecting the dots for businesses looking to optimize their cloud platforms for today’s on demand economy. Ashley collaborates with partners and customers to publicize how unified customer experience with store operations, distributed order management and supply chain optimization can drive growth for US and global businesses. In previous roles, Ashley has served as Vice President of Marketing with Deposco and Acting Director/Marketing Manager with UPS. Ashley earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Economy from Tulane University, as well as an MBA from Georgia State University. Recently, she co-founded Epic Taste, a blog that delivers mouth-watering imagery and reviews of the finest food, beverages, tables, places, chefs in Atlanta. Connect with Ashley Liebke on LinkedIn and learn more about Epic Taste here: http://www.epic-taste.com/
Scott W. Luton is founder of Supply Chain Now Radio and also serves as Managing Partner for TalentStream. He has worked extensively in the end-to-end Supply Chain industry for more than 15 years, appearing in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Dice and Quality Progress Magazine. Scott currently serves as Executive Vice President of APICS Atlanta and was named to the 2018 Georgia Logistics Summit Executive Committee. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and holds the APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) credential. As a Veteran of the United States Air Force, Scott also volunteers as Co-Chair of the Business Pillar for VETLANTA, and maintains active membership in the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance & CSCMP Atlanta Roundtable. Connect with Scott Luton on LinkedIn and follow him on Twitter at @ScottWLuton. He can also be reached by email. Learn more about WBENC-certified TalentStream here, a leading recruiting & staffing firm that helps companies find top talent in the Engineering, Manufacturing and Supply Chain space.: www.talentstreamstaffing.com